For several years we have been hosting Full Moon Compassion Meditation and New Moon Silent Meditation practices. During 2017, while Kaycie is in retreat, you are invited to join us through the pre-recorded meditations below.  

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During the Full Moon Compassion Meditation Practices we have rotated between each of the Four Immeasurables: Metta (loving-kindness), Karuna (compassion) using the practice of tonglen, Mudita (joy) and Upeksha (equaminity).

Below you will find a pre-recorded guided meditation for each of the four practices. You are invited to rotate through them, practicing one each month on the full moon.

During the new moon you are invited to participate in the below guided meditation offering pointers into meditation at the beginning of the practice, flowing into silent sitting.

 


New Moon Meditation

Metta: Loving-kindness

Karuna: Compassion

Mudita: Joy

Upeksha: Equaminity


Suggested text for compassion practice:

  • Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World by Matthieu Ricard

  • A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives by Thupten Jinpa Phd

  • Love Your Enemies: How to Break the Anger Habit & Be a Whole Lot Happier by Sharon Salzberg & Robert Thurman, Phd

Suggested text for general study:

  • Emptiness Dancing by Adyashanti

  • The Way of Liberation: A Practical Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Adyashanti

  • No Self, No Problem: Awakening to Our True Nature by Anam Thubten

  • Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life by Byron Katie