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Awakening The Heart: The Tibetan Psychology Of Compassion

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Dr. Miles Neale 
Talk & Discussion 
Tibet House US Gallery 
Monday, March 05, 2012 At 07:00 PM  
See below. 
Mondays, Feb. 27, March 5, 12, & 19th, 7-9 pm 

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Awakening the Heart: The Tibetan Psychology of Compassion
Dr. Miles Neale

While advances in technology and science have brought the world into greater communication and proximity, we face global ecological, economic, and political challenges on a scale never before seen in human history.  There may be no spiritual virtue more timely and necessary than that of universal compassion, and no method for its cultivation more practical and relevant than that espoused in the Tibetan psychology.  In this four-part course we will explore the essential themes of the Tibetan Buddhist approach to awakening the heart of compassion grounded in the wisdom of interdependence, presented in the four-fold psychology of exchanging self with other, exemplified in the intent of the awakened altruist (bodhisattva), and actualized in the six transcendent practices.  We will read excerpts from the Tibetan classics on the awakened heart and begin each class with a period of guided compassion meditation.

Recommended Reading: Guide to The Bodhisattva's Way of Life, Commentary by Geshe Tenzin Zopa: http://geshezopa.webasyst.net/DD/2.0/file_link.php?sl=9838d4536688e4065926b909beb376f8&DB_KEY=R1QyNDE0

Monday, February 27; 7-9 pm  |  General:$25 / Members:$22.50   click here to register

Monday, March 5; 7-9 pm  |  General:$25 / Members:$22.50   click here to register 

Monday, March 12; 7-9 pm  |  General:$25 / Members:$22.50   click here to register 

Monday, March 19; 7-9 pm  |  General:$25 / Members:$22.50   click here to register 

(Mondays Feb 27, March 5, 12, & 19th, 7-9 pm) | General:$90 / Members:$81   click here to register


About the Presenter

Dr. Miles Neale, Psy.D., LMHC is a Buddhist psychologist and meditation teacher, an expert of the health benefits and clinical applications of Buddhist self-healing; he has taught meditation programs in university hospitals including Harvard, Columbia, Cornell, and Albert Einstein. In addition to his psychotherapy practice, Dr. Neale is faculty at the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science working on scientific research of meditation and teaching the Indo-Tibetan tradition.

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