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Online Practice Opportunities

I hope you’re staying safe during the pandemic. I started doing daily videos over a month ago on my Facebook page. (facebook.com/dscharpy) I did these videos based on a Buddhist text called “The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva” At some point I’d like to teach a class on that text, a real and in person class. But we’ll see if such an opportunity ever appears. Anyway, You can access those videos here: https://kansascitymeditation.com/37-practices-of-a-bodhisattva-series/ All of that inspired me to make some more efforts to share teachings. So I’m livestreaming talks on my Facebook page according to a new schedule. schedule This is the new project. Meditation centers and Buddhist Temples are closed because of the virus.
I’m doing livestream videos on my Facebook page to give talks and to offer opportunities to practice with me. I sort of think of this as “teachings from the hermitage”
A Chan Hermitage is a place where an ordained Buddhist teacher lives and shares teachings and practices with people that visit. It’s a place to practice with sincerity, humility, and simplicity. In Buddhism there has always been temple practice for people that thrive in that world and hermit practice for people that don’t. Watching my videos is like entering my hermitage to receive teachings or to practice with me.
Can I help you with your practice? I think many of us are spending a lot more time at home because of the virus, but, ironically we’re so stressed by the virus that we aren’t meditating. And because we’re not meditating…we’re more stressed. So, tune in for these teachings if you’re interested. http://facebook.com/dscharpy ========================================================================= Visit my YouTube Channel to hear  Talks! If you’d like to support my work, please consider making a donation. And go check out my Podcast Sharpening the Mind img_2525

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Daniel is a Dharma Teacher, writer, and podcaster. In his day job he’s a labor activist and government worker. Daniel has been practicing Buddhism and meditating for over twenty years and has practiced with many different teachers. Daniel trained and ordained as a Chan Dharma Teacher in the Dharma Winds tradition under Venerable Yaoxin Shakya. Daniel was given the name QianMing Shakya

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