"In truth we are always present; we only imagine ourselves to be in one place or another."
—Howard Cohn

Five Trainings for a Happy Life
Anushka Fernandopulle
Friday, November 10, 9:30am - 4:00pm
Community Meditation Center
Sliding Scale $75 - $200. Please bring your lunch. Code AF3D17.
OPEN-Register Here

What are the ingredients for a happy life, a good life, a satisfying life? We all want to know this and struggle to find the recipe throughout our life. Buddhist teachings have some clues for us, including five specific trainings around action and speech that will help us to lead a harmonious life. As we engage with these practices, we can learn to live (and die) free from regret. Come reflect about your life and learn about these ancient practices translated for modern life.

Young Adults (18-26) and Seniors (65+ with limited income) are invited to attend this day for $45.

General Information

Online registration for our programs is available until 12 noon of the last business day prior to the day of the event (e.g. online registration for a Monday program ends at 12 noon on the prior Friday). There is an additional $5 fee for registering at the door. If you can't attend an event you registered for, please see our Cancellation Policy.

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