Wednesday Meditations
with Dr. Rick Hanson
Wednesday
Meditations
with Dr. Rick Hanson
Every Wednesday
6-7:30 pm PT / 9-10:30 pm ET

Much research has shown that meditation is a powerful way to develop greater resilience, compassion, and happiness – as well as strengthen the immune system and promote other health benefits.

Please join me for a free online weekly meditation, talk, and discussion. Everyone is welcome, and no background in meditation is needed. I draw on modern psychology and brain science, as well as the penetrating and pragmatic teachings of the Buddha.

We use the Zoom platform – just click a link to join – and my portion is recorded so you can listen to it at another time if you like.

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Schedule:

5:45 pm Pacific time – (optional) Informal “chat” with others on the Zoom platform
6:00 pm – Guided meditation
6:35 pm – Break
6:45 – 7:30 pm – Talk and Q&A
7:35 pm  – (optional) Small discussion groups in “breakout rooms,” ending by 8 pm

Questions?
Practicing Dāna: Cultivating Generosity

These teachings are offered freely, at no charge. And if you like, you may wish to participate in the age-old tradition of generosity through making an offering yourself – called “dāna” – to support Rick and the Wednesday Meditations. Generosity itself is a beautiful practice that opens and gladdens the heart, relaxes the contraction of “self,” and ripples out into the world to touch many people – and perhaps, eventually, even oneself. 

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Additionally, many expressions of generosity are not about money. People offer attention, encouragement, and patience many times a day. Sometimes we withhold when it would be so easy, actually, to listen quietly for another minute or to offer a word of appreciation or simply a look that says, “I’m with you.” Try being a little more generous for a day and see what happens.

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