Tempel Smith spent a year ordained as a monk in Burma and teaches Buddhist psychology and social activism in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is currently part of the IMS/Spirit Rock Teacher Training Program.
Through a greater self understanding brought about through mindfulness, we can live in alignment with anicca, dukka and anatta. Becoming aligned in the New Paradigm allows our frustrations with life to cease arising.
A practical and wise exploration of ways in which our wanting things to be static and unchanging, especially with regard to our mental and emotional patterns, limits our lives and creates suffering. The evening ends with a discussion.
Through mindfulness of breathing we can develop a deeply unified mind, heart and body. The beauty of the breath takes us into meditative absorptions, heals the mind and body, and opens insight and full liberation beyond the patterns of suffering.