From Scarcity to Generosity with Kelli Schonher
August 25, 2020 @ 6:30 pm PDT - 8:00 pm PDT
From Scarcity to Generosity: An Exploration of the “Comparing-mind” From Economic and Buddhist Perspectives
with special guest speaker, Kelli Schonher
August 25, 2020
In this talk, we will compare and contrast economic and Buddhist teachings regarding concepts of prosperity, poverty, wealth, and generosity. Practical steps toward applying these ideas to our relationships with money and livelihood will be emphasized.
You may enjoy reading the sutta that Kelli will refer to in her talk:
- AN 8.76 Accomplishments (2nd): https://suttacentral.net/an8.76/en/sujato
This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings.
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FUTURE IN-PERSON GATHERINGS: When it is wise to do so, Insight Meditation South Bay anticipates continuing our program of two weekly meditation programs. On Tuesdays, we meet in Mountain View for our drop-in weekly program of meditation and teachings. Our Tuesday evening program usually includes a sitting meditation and Dhamma talk. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and guest speakers are featured regularly. Thematic series are periodically presented, but whether or not a topic has been advertised in advance, Shaila or a guest teacher will lead the sitting and offer teachings. On Thursdays, we meet in Saratoga for our Dhamma Classroom, for a series of structured courses with registration, and periodic drop-in practice events.