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March 2019

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Finding Peace in a F*#@ed up World

March 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ruberto Ostberg Gallery, 2108 18 St NW
Calgary, Alberta T2M 3T3 Canada
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Finding Peace in a F*#@ed up World Why it Can Be So Much Better Public Talks in Calgary, Alberta | March 9-10, 2019 We exist in a chaotic time. Information overload prevails, mostly spreading anxiety and a sense of polarization rather than what’s right with the world. Luckily, modern spiritual warriors are hard at work too, co-creating ways to make peace into a viable, attractive, and powerful option. If you do want to find peace in this new world, it’s…

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May 2019

Purification Practices of Vajrayana Buddhism

May 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Capitol Hill Community Association, 1531 21 Ave NW
Calgary, Alberta T2M 1L9 Canada
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Every path to awakening involves a clearing and a letting go, a purification of our mind and body that reveals our true essence, which is fundamentally pure. In Vajrayana Buddhism, the Ngöndro (“Preliminary” or “Foundation”) Practices are designed to first remove the veils of our unwholesome conditioning and negative karma, and then to strengthen our positive mind states and capacities. The practice of Vajrasattva is often the place practitioners are encouraged to start, because it helps loosen and remove emotional…

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July 2019

Beyond Mindfulness: Becoming a Work of Art

July 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ruberto Ostberg Gallery, 2108 18 St NW
Calgary, Alberta T2M 3T3 Canada
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Have you ever felt that the inner work you do is unappreciated? More often, our culture values and recognizes the beauties of the external world. In fact, the inner work is the art of making ourselves into works of art – unique masterpieces of bliss, wisdom, and radiant compassion.

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October 2019

Generating Joy in Your Life

October 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Calgary Unitarians, 1703 1 St NW
Calgary, Alberta T2M 4P4 Canada
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Whatever we focus on in this moment determines where our attention goes in the next. Anxiety, stress, loneliness - when these or other negative states are present, why do we continue to focus on the things that created them? Together, let’s train ourselves to direct our minds to simply focus on the now, a timeless practice that actively reduces the suffering of craving. Why? Simple meditative concentration leads to bliss, and bliss leads to joy. What the classes will look…

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November 2019

Journey to Self-Discovery: Unlocking Our Fullest Potential

November 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Calgary Unitarians, 1703 1 St NW
Calgary, Alberta T2M 4P4 Canada
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& November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Evening Lectures on Spiritual Transformation Friday's Topic: Patterns & Communication Saturday's Topic: Unconscious Aspects of the Psyche and How They Get Us in Trouble How do your unconscious patterns create suffering for yourself and those around you?  It’s by questioning our views that we set ourselves on the path to spiritual awakening, a.k.a ‘the great healing’. The results? We learn to dwell more and more in spaciousness, clarity, and bliss. In…

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Healing the hurt

November 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - December 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
123, 10 avenue SW, Calgary, 123, 10 avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 1K8 Canada
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$50

How letting go of control leads you to greater freedom When? Monday evenings, from 7:00 to 8:00pm / November 25th, December 2nd, December 9th, December 16th  Where?   123 - 10 avenue SW. (Media room on the second floor.) Who can benefit from these classes? People wishing to explore who they are and ways to feel more grounded and empowered, instead of led by automatic responses. People interested in connecting with themselves, exploring behavioural patterns, and becoming more conscious. People…

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February 2020

2020 Vision: Talks on Insight Meditation

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Journey Yoga Wellness, 811 1 Ave NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 0C1 Canada
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CAD$10 – CAD$30

Public Talks in Calgary, Alberta | February 1 & 2, 2020 | Journey Yoga & Wellness 1 Ave NE Does it feel like the world is screwed up right now? The only antidote is to maintain some perspective, which is only truly possible if we have moment-to-moment clarity. The thing is, life is repetitious––we do things over and over again, often in the same habitual way––and so we’re mostly acting unconsciously. This makes us subject to these outside influences, and…

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2020 Vision: Talks on Insight Meditation

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Journey Yoga Wellness, 811 1 Ave NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 0C1 Canada
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CAD$10 – CAD$30

Public Talks in Calgary, Alberta | February 1 & 2, 2020 | Journey Yoga & Wellness 1 Ave NE Does it feel like the world is screwed up right now? The only antidote is to maintain some perspective, which is only truly possible if we have moment-to-moment clarity. The thing is, life is repetitious––we do things over and over again, often in the same habitual way––and so we’re mostly acting unconsciously. This makes us subject to these outside influences, and…

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March 2020

Get Paid to Meditate: Practicing Mindfulness at Work

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
cSPACE King Edward, 1721 29 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2T 6T7 Canada
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When? Monday, March 2nd, 2020 from 7:00 to 8:30pm Where?   cSPACE King Edward, 1721 29 Ave SW Who can benefit from these classes? Anyone who is more comfortable 'doing' than 'being, but still wants to become a more joyful, clear and energetic beingAnyone who struggles to establish a supportive spiritual practice because of lack of timePeople who have found their meditative practice on the cushion difficult to integrate into their life off the cushion As a modern city dweller,…

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Enlightened Archetypes: Tantric Energies We Need to Awaken (ONLINE)

March 28 @ 10:00 am - March 29 @ 11:30 am
Journey Yoga Wellness, 811 1 Ave NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 0C1 Canada
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CAD$50 – CAD$80

NOTE: Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, we have restructured this weekend intensive originally set to take place in Calgary into online teachings. The original plan involved a Vajrapani wongkur. We will be looking at a future date when we can reschedule this for the Calgary participants. Stay tuned. In the meantime, if you would like an immersive experience of tantric deity practice, we encourage you to join the Tantric Deep Dive retreat that is still set to take place at Clear Sky…

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