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If you want the present, you have to open the box – Frankfurt, Germany

April 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CEST

If you want the present, you have to open the box.
Public Teaching with Doug Duncan & Catherine Pawasarat:
April 4 2017, 7pm

Join Dharma teachers Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat at the Bewegungslust clinic in Frankfurt, Germany on April 4th 2017.

Doug & Catherine Sensei will share some teachings based loosely on the Buddha’s fire sermon. In this discourse, the Buddha compares the process of spiritual ‘Awakening’ to liberating people struggling uncomfortably in a burning house while preoccupied with their toys (we’re not making this up!). In an attempt to lure these endangered souls out of the fire and into safety, he first offered them freedom from fire. Apparently the toys were more engrossing, so the Buddha used ‘skillful methods’ to save them: he offered them even more wonderful toys outside with him, free from the fire and associated danger.

The present – the here-and-now – is a wonderful toy. But we have to get out of the burning house to untie the ribbon, tear off the pretty paper, and open the box! Doug & Catherine will share how we can do this, and enjoy doing it, during our busy modern lives. Nothing less than spiritual awakening is the inevitable result.

Read this blog from Doug & Catherine Sensei:  If you want the present, you have to open the box.

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April 4, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CEST
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Praxis für Physiotherapie und Körperbewusstsein, Fehlheimer Str. 8, 64625
Bensheim, Hesse Germany
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