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Dharma Talk: First Four Noble Truth – Suffering Exists

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Lani Donlon LCSW, a member of our yoga community for 24 years, is a psychotherapist and teacher with over 35 years of experience bringing together western and eastern psychology, philosophy, and neuroscience, and making these teachings easily accessible. She was trained in “Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction” by Jon Kabat Zinn in 1993, has studied with master teachers of Buddhism and Nonduality. She has taught meditation and practical coping skills in numerous venues, including to staff and patients at
Montefiore Medical Center and to psychotherapists for themselves and for those with whom they work. 

Thursday, November 8, 7:00pm–8:30pm

Exchange: one class pass or $20 cash/check

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Looking to reclaim your peaceful centered in the midst of these challenging times? 
Join us for an evening of sharing Buddhist wisdom, plus time to sit together in stillness. 

The talk will be on the ”First” of the “Four Noble Truths” of Buddhism which is that suffering, dissatisfaction, things that are hard to face are an aspect of all of our lives. 

The Four Noble Truths are: 
1 - Suffering exists
2 - Suffering has causes
3 - The end of suffering is possible
4 - There’s a way/path to end suffering

The evening will include simple practical teachings including the role of compassion, guided meditation, as well as an opportunity for self inquiry and sharing. 

Everyone is welcome, this is appropriate for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. 

Earlier Event: November 8
New Basics Yoga Class
Later Event: November 15
New Basics Yoga Class