May 2017 | Developing Selfless Love: Empathy & Wisdom
“The moment we let go of our obsessive concern for our own welfare, our mind naturally relaxes and becomes lighter.”
– Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
We all want to be loved purely and unconditionally, but how do we develop and maintain pure, unconditional love for others? The main thing we have to let go of is our tightly grasping ego-mind, and then selfless love and compassion are easy to generate. These classes will teach us how to do this in a balanced, healthy way that is ultimately for the greatest good of both ourselves and others.
May 7 – What blocks our ability to cherish others?: The Faults of Self-cherishing
May 14 – Removing obstacles to cherishing others: How to Destroy Self-cherishing
May 21 – No Class (due to weekend away retreat in Sarasota)
May 28 – How to make our love selfless: The Practice of Exchanging Self with Others