Lojong Study Group (on Zoom)

March 12th

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    Room: Secondary Shrine Room/Classroom


    While our center is closed in response to COVID-19, we will be continuing our weekly discussions online. Please join us by clicking on this link: https://zoom.us/j/658721712


    You are warmly invited to join a participant-led study group focused on Lojong, the ancient Tibetan guide for developing compassion and relieving the sufferings of ego. We meet every Thursday evening at 7:00 to explore a different slogan. We'll be using as study texts Pema Chodron's Start Where You Are and Norman Fischer's Training in Compassion

    We encourage participants to consider coming to the Center early to enjoy our weekly Taste of Shambhala open house, with supper starting at 6:00 p.m. and communal sitting at 6:30 p.m.

    February 6th:  Slogan 27: "Work with the greatest defilements first."
    February 13th:  Slogan 28: "Abandon any hope of fruition."
    February 20th:  Slogan 29: "Abandon poisonous food."
    February 27th:  Slogan 30: "Don’t be so predictable."
    March 5th:  Slogan 31: "Don’t malign others."
    March 12th:   Slogan 32: "Don’t wait in ambush."
    March 19th:  Slogan 33: "Don’t bring things to a painful point."
    March 26th:  Slogan 34: "Don’t transfer the ox’s load to the cow."
    April 2nd:  Slogan 35: "Don’t try to be the fastest."
    April 9th:  Slogan 36: "Don’t act with a twist."
    April 16th:  Slogan 37: "Don’t make gods into demons."
    April 23rd:  Slogan 38: "Don’t seek others’ pain as the limbs of your own happiness."
    April 30th:  Review of Point 6

    Slogans and Companion Readings
    Please click here for the full list of 59 Lojong Slogans matched with the companion chapters in each study text.

    Please click here for the March and April weekly calendar of slogans, companion chapters, and discussion leaders.


    Please contact any of the following people with questions:
    Dianne Scheper: [email protected]
    Paul Benson: [email protected]
    Autumn Van Ord: [email protected]
    Ed Hargadon: [email protected]