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October 2017

Going to the Core: Transforming Distraction & Fear into Wisdom & Compassion

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - October 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Institute for Human Potential, 1231 9 Ave SE, Inglewood
Calgary, AB T2G 0S9 Canada
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Going to the Core Buddhist Dharma Calgary

Join Doug Duncan Sensei in Calgary for weekend teachings on 'going to the core'.  Learn how to inquire deeper, see into the heart of things and transform your reality.

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November 2017

Authentic Leadership: The Alchemy of Awareness, Wisdom & Compassion

November 25, 2017
Institute for Human Potential, 1231 9 Ave SE, Inglewood
Calgary, AB T2G 0S9 Canada
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Authentic Leadership Calgary

Taking authentic leadership of your own life is an alchemy of awareness, inquiry and practice.  From this place of alignment and inspiration you can also lead and support those around you with far greater ease, wisdom and compassion.

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February 2018

Self & Other: Conscious Relationship Workshop, Calgary, AB

February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Institute for Human Potential, 1231 9 Ave SE, Inglewood
Calgary, AB T2G 0S9 Canada
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How do we enrich our personal and professional relationships? Join Dharma Teachers Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat for a weekend workshop in Calgary on the art of relationships and spiritual awakening.

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October 2018

The Antidote to Loneliness

October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - October 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Dharma Hub Calgary, 1035 8 Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 0M5 Canada
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Do you struggle with feeling lonely or isolated? Do you crave to feel connected and a part of something greater? Do you struggle with maintaining your independence in the midst of close relationship? Or maybe you find it hard to fully surrender into the vulnerability of intimacy? Relationship is complex ground that is ripe to offer us not only joy and connection but also a mirror into your own blindspots - both in its presence and its absence. You crave…

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November 2018

Befriending the Void

November 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - November 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Dharma Hub Calgary, 1035 8 Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 0M5 Canada
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What lies at the core of your being? What if you dared to look all the way inside? Teachings on emptiness and the void are fundamental to the Buddhist understanding of reality. Like ‘Dzogchen’ and ‘Mahamudra’, some of the most profound practices are centred on the direct experience of the void. These practices are ultimately freeing on the deepest level but are often also terrifying to our limited selves. How can you begin to approach and understand the healing power…

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March 2019

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Finding Peace in a F*#@ed up World

March 9 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 Register Now 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…

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