MEETING ON JULY 21, 2018Presentation on DVD: Buddha’s Way to a Trouble-Free MindSpeaker: Mr. John CianciosiTime: 10:00 a.m.Brief Description of the Talk on DVD:The speaker discusses the pieces of advice given by the Buddha on how to maintain trouble-free mind while living the ordinary life with its concerns and challenges. The pieces of advice include: (i) restraint our senses and mental states, (ii) proper use of food, clothing, shelter and medicines, (iii) avoidance of things that waste our time and energies., (iv) enduring things that need to be endured, (v) abandoning things that are out of line with our spiritual aspirations, and (vi) practice of awareness and mindfulness.Short Bio of the Speaker:Mr. John Cianciosi was a student of the late Venerable Ajahn Chah. He was ordained a Buddhist monk in 1972 and served as spiritual director of monasteries in Thailand and Australia. He now teaches at the College of DuPage, and he is the author of the book, “The Meditative Path.”
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