There is a basic goodness found in the nature of who we are, the experience of reality and our basic human virtue. It includes Heaven and Earth and the human qualities all mixed together. A notion that all things go around like in the mandala principle.
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
BUDDHA & THE SHADOW
June 5th to August 21st
Saturdays, 10am-1pm EDT on Zoom
6/5, 6/19, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7, 8/21
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Melanie Ryan is an authorized Buddhist teacher of the Shambhala tradition of the Tibetan master, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.
This program is based on the Shambhala Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche who founded the lineage of Shambhala, a secular approach to meditation.
Six live and interactive, educational and experiential workshops with Melanie Ryan
Community and peer to peer support
Bi-monthly private mentor calls with Melanie Ryan
Weekly shadow work exercises provided to practice in between workshop sessions
Online Facebook support group with live videos from Melanie Ryan
COURSE CURRICULUM TOPICS AT A GLANCE:
In this online immersion and independent study program, you will learn and practice shadow work using ancient Buddhist meditation techniques. In each workshop and at home, you will practice awareness exercises that will help bring the shadow into the light of your consciousness. The unique meditation technique used in this program will also help stabilize your mind, develop mental strength and clarity, and cultivate a kind and loving approach toward yourself.
In each of the six workshops, we will practice meditation together, receive meditation instruction, discuss our experiences and have Q&A share time.
Learn how to meditate and establish a regular home meditation practice with support
Learn how to work with your thoughts, emotions and sense perceptions
Meet your shadow in a wakeful, conscious state
Awake to your basic goodness, your inherent wisdom & intuition
Learn how to break through habitual thought patterns that create obstacles for you and develop fearlessness
Become intimate with your emotions, learn to lean in to them and deepen your ability to be present with gentleness, kindness and an open heart
Work with shadow energies and how to transmute them
Gain awareness of lost and buried parts of yourself
Gain clarity, insight, wisdom & compassion
If you would like to contact me for questions regarding events, mentorship, a private session, or speaking engagement, please contact me by emailing Melanie@MelanieRyanLCSW.com
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