Who Am I: The Basic Goodness of Being Human - Course 1
with Shastri Janet Solyntjes
THE BASIC GOODNESS SERIES
'Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human' is the first of three new courses called the BASIC GOODNESS SERIES. These three courses need to be taken in sequence. The second course is called 'How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society', and the third course is entitled 'What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality'. In general the BASIC GOODNESS SERIES presents Shambhala and Buddhist teachings in an experiencial way, with an emphasis on understanding the view and meaning of these teachings.
This course focuses on the sense of self. It includes teachings on basic goodness, selflessness, the arising of ego, the 5 skandhas, cocoon, buddha nature, and the confidence of warriorship. It also includes the practice of contemplation, investigating the self based on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness.
The course is open to all. The series is highly recommended for all students at all levels of practce.
Pre-requisite: It is highly recommended to have had some basic meditation instruction from within the Shambhala tradition.