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DISCOVERING BUDDHISM WISDOM OF EMPTINESS RETREAT

 

Wisdom is Emptiness. Puzzled?

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WITH GUS CUTZ

Sunday, May 19 from 10:30am to 3:30pm

 

“Right understanding is the only solution to both physical and mental problems. You should always check very carefully how you’re expending your energy: will it make you happy or not? That’s a big responsibility, don’t you think? It’s your choice: the path of wisdom or the path of ignorance.”
–Lama Thubten Yeshe

In the Buddhist tradition, wisdom means understanding the true nature of reality. This is the only medicine that can completely eliminate the delusions and afflictive emotions disturbing our minds. Join Gus Cutz for an illuminating investigation of this profound and subtle topic, the understanding of reality, which is emptiness.

The retreat will include discussions and guided meditations. Making the most of this opportunity to cultivate wisdom, we will practice silence during all the breaks. Please come, bring your friends, and joyfully transform your engagement with the world.

DATE AND TIME

Sunday, May 19

Schedule:
10:30-10:45 Welcome and Motivation
10:45-11:30 Session
11:30-11:45 Break
11:45-12:15 Session
12:15-12:30 Walking Meditation

12:30-1:30 Lunch Break

1:30-2:00 Q&A
2:00-2:30 Session
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-3:15 Session
3:15-3:30 Dedication and conclusion

EVENT FEE

$50

Shantideva Members: $45

(Member discounts will be applied automatically if you have transferred your membership to MindBody. If you need assistance doing this, please contact [email protected].)

REGISTRATION

Please register below. You may also register at the door.

 

ABOUT THE TEACHER

Gustavo Cutz is in the process of becoming an FPMT certified teacher. He has worked at Wisdom Publications in Boston, has been an active volunteer with Shantideva Meditation Center since 2008 and a facilitator for Discovering Buddhism since 2012. He also interprets/summarizes Geshe Thubten Soepa’s teachings on topics such as the Four Noble Truths, the eight worldly concerns, the six perfections, the “Eight Verses of Thought Transformation,” and most recently, Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, chapters 1-3. Gus is a clinical psychologist and currently practices on Long Island.

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