The Vulnerability of Generosity
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How can we discover the braveness to have alobha, to present freely with out attachment; adosa, to let go of aversion and punitive actions and dwell with integrity; and amoha, to realize perception into the character of issues with out delusion? On this dharma speak, we are going to study to observe the three lovely branches of dana (giving), sila (ethical integrity), and bhavana (cultivation, meditation), and to dwell as heart-centrically as we will.
Joshua Bee Alafia’s meditation observe started in 1989 when his mom gave him a mantra to work with. This sparked a wealthy journey by way of many alternative meditation types from the Hindu, Hawaiian Shamanic, Ifa, Sufi, Dzogchen, Taoist, and Vipassana traditions. Alafia is a graduate of Neighborhood Dharma Leaders, and has taught at NY Perception, The Brooklyn Zen Heart, MNDFL, Dhamma Dina, East Bay Meditation Heart, and the Garrison Institute. He additionally taught mindfulness observe to incarcerated, court docket concerned, and system susceptible youth by way of New York’s Lineage Challenge in 2010. Alafia based Liberation Heart Worldwide in 2020, a nonprofit devoted to constructing meditation wellness facilities internationally. At the moment he teaches at South Aspect Perception, South Aspect Liberation Heart, and Immortal Arts Chicago.