White Heron Sangha

Understanding Your Mind: Principles of Buddhist Psychology

  • 18 Apr 2019
  • 09 May 2019
  • 4 sessions
  • 18 Apr 2019, 6:00 PM 7:30 PM (PDT)
  • 25 Apr 2019, 6:00 PM 7:30 PM (PDT)
  • 02 May 2019, 6:00 PM 7:30 PM (PDT)
  • 09 May 2019, 6:00 PM 7:30 PM (PDT)
  • WHS Meditation Center, Avila Village

Buddhist psychology began over 2,000 years before western psychology, and over the generations it has developed unparalleled depth and sophistication. In this four-week class, we explore the Buddhist understanding of the mind and, most importantly, how that understanding can guide us on the path of liberation.

Our group explorations will be supported by discussions, meditations, and readings.

The class is given without charge, but dana is welcomed.

Time & Place:  Every Thursday night from April 18th until May 9th from 6:00 to 7:15 pm at the White Heron Sangha’s Meditation Center.

How to Enroll:  Send an email to “jwcoleman1008@gmail.com”  If you have any questions you can call James at (805) 550 6908

The Teacher:  James Coleman has a PhD from UCSB specializing in the Sociology of Religion.  He is the author of The New Buddhism (Oxford University Press) and The Buddha’s Dream of Liberation (Wisdom Publications).  He is one of the founding members of the White Heron Sangha, and has practiced in all three traditions of Western Buddhism.  He has been authorized to teach meditation by both Reb Anderson Roshi of the Zen tradition and Lama Palden Drolma of the Vajrayana tradition.

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