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Dharma Roadside Dialogue. Patience and Equanimity.

September 25, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The third paramita trains us to be steady and openhearted in the face of difficult people and circumstances. Patience entails cultivating skillful courageousness, mindfulness, and tolerance. In general, when we feel that others are hurting or inconveniencing us, we react with various forms of anger and irritation, instantly looking to strike back. When it comes to the paramita of patience, however, we remain as unwavering as a mountain, neither seeking revenge nor harboring deep resentment inside our hearts. Patient tolerance is a very powerful antidote to anger.

The three categories of patience are (A) patience with enemies, (B) patience with hardships on the path, and (C) patience with the ups and downs of life.

In English: Join Zoom Here!

From 1:30pm to 2:30pm EST, Tsony will give a talk on one of the themes requested by you!

From 3:00pm to 4:00pm EST, we’ll have time for your questions or sharing about your experiences regarding your practice.

Organizer

Bodhi Path Natural Bridge
Phone:
540-464-5117
Email:
naturalbridge@bodhipath.org
Website:
http://www.bodhipath.org/naturalbridge/

Venue

Zoom