Deepening Compassion: Relative Bodhichitta & the Paramitas (Online)

August 17th—September 14th

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  • $75 Regular Price
  • $100 Patron Price
  • $225/$300 Compassion Combined 25% Discount
Room: Online
Deepening Compassion: The Path of the Bodhisattva Warrior is a series of four courses offered through Shambhala Online.
Relative Bodhicitta & the Paramitas, the second course of the four-part series, includes an exploration of Relative Bodhicitta and how we put our aspiration into action with the practice of the Paramitas.

  • Generosity with Marty Janowitz
  • Discipline with Emily Bower
  • Patience with Acharya Suzann Duquette
  • Exertion with Acharya Moh Hardin
  • Dhyana: Meditation with John Rockwell

Zoom meeting link for all classes:

We will watch each talk (pre-recorded), discuss, practice and study together as a community via Zoom. The course will be facilitated by senior teachers at the Denver Center.

There are no prerequisites. Everyone is welcome!
If you already registered for the DEEPENING COMPASSION SERIES (4 courses), you do not need to sign up for Course 2 or the rest of the series - we will register you for them manually.
You may REGISTER FOR COURSE 2 ONLY ... or consider this SPECIAL OFFER: We are still offering a 25% discount on the combined program prices for those who wish to commit to taking the entire Compassion series. The total cost is $225 Regular Price / $300 Patron. If you attended Course 1 and now wish to sign up for this combined price, please register here for Course 2. Your payment for Course 1 will be credited toward the series total. Use the pricing option "$225/$300 Compassion Combined 25% Discount" and enter the amount of $225. Or if you wish to offer the Patron combined price, please enter $300.  Enter the registration comment "change to full series." Do not proceed to Paypal; instead, please contact the SMCD Treasurer regarding your balance due, payment options or to set up a payment plan.
Deepening Compassion Series includes these four courses (future dates subject to change):
Course 1: Maitri and the Four Immeasurables (May 11, 2021 - June 15)
Course 2: Relative Bodhicitta and the Paramitas (August 17 -  September 14)
Course 3: Emptiness and Absolute Bodhicitta (October 19 - November 16)
Course 4: Lojong and Compassionate Engagement (January 4, 2022 - February 8)

Image: Allegorical sculpture entitled Maitreya, sculpted in 1.4 meter sandstone on the Ruta de las Caras de la Alcarria Cuenca. Buendia Cuenca Spain. Asoka, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

SMCD Generosity Policy: We have a generosity policy to make our offerings available to all who wish to participate. If the program price is an obstacle for you, please consider what works for you, and contact us to discuss a partial scholarship or payment plan.

To arrange for this, please contact us in advance of this Program at [email protected].

For those who can offer more than the program price, we have a “Patron Price.” Your generosity in offering the patron price helps cover the costs for others who are not able to pay the full price.