• March 21, 2015
  • 10:00 am to 6:30 pm
  • California Institute of Integral Studies
    1453 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
Add to Calendar 03/21/2015 10:00 am 03/21/2015 6:30 pm America/Los_Angeles Tibetan Compassion Practices: Working with Terror, Trauma, and Transcendence with Steven Goodman In this intensive experiential workshop, participants explore various practices—calming relaxation, mindful awareness, and Tantric visualization—that can help create a context for identifying and integrating painful, emotionally conflicted aspects of the psyche. California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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While experiences of fear and some degree of trauma are part of the human condition, the meaning we give to these experiences and the way we integrate them into our lives varies widely. Likewise, when a terrifying experience lingers as trauma, a person's response often manifests paradoxically as an unconscious yearning for transcendent experience. Tibetan Buddhist compassion practices offer natural ways of accepting and integrating negative material into a confident and responsive way of living. In this intensive experiential workshop, participants explore various practices-calming relaxation, mindful awareness, and Tantric visualization-that can help create a context for identifying and integrating painful, emotionally conflicted aspects of the psyche.

 

Steven Goodman, PhD, is a core faculty member and co-director of the Asian and Comparative Studies program in the Philosophy and Religion Department at CIIS, where he teaches Buddhism and comparative philosophy. A former Rockefeller Fellow and visiting professor in religious studies at Rice University, he has taught and lectured widely on Buddhism, meditation, and Western psychology for the past 25 years. He is the coeditor of Tibetan Buddhism: Reason and Revelation and a contributor to Mindfulness and Meaningful Work.

 


Workshop
Saturday & Sunday
March 21-22, 2015
10:00AM-6:30PM
CIIS Main Building
$230/$250/$280 (when one price tier sells out, that tier is closed)
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15 CEs BBS are available (MFT, LCSW, RN)
This course is also available for one unit of academic credit to CIIS students.

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