Wednesday Dharma Teachings

“With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability,
one can build a better world. ” His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

Our practice is not limited to our time in meditation or on the cushion. Often our most beneficial practice is what we do when we are off the cushion. Our real practice is in every breath we take and manifests in every action we make. When we practice Dharma, we can see the situations in our lives clearly and respond to them in a way that is beneficial to ourselves and others. Rather than doing your practice, let your life be your practice.

Every Wednesday the Way of Compassion Dharma Center offers a meditation and Dharma talk facilitated by John (Chophel) Bruna. The teaching is at our center in Carbondale, Colorado and is also broadcast live via

*Please note that there will be no broadcast on Wednesday, June 21st, 2017. John is away. We will be watching a wonderful teaching teaching by Jetsuma Tenzin Palmo on the Four Immeasurables. If you are unable to attend in person, here is the link to watch onlineFour Immeasurables.

Format: We start with a 24 minute meditation and then have a teaching for about an hour. Currently we are on the Seven-Point Mind Training text.

Time: Wednesdays, 6:00 pm Mountain Time. The 2nd Wednesday of each month we have pot luck meal after the teaching. Bring something to share and enjoy our supportive community. Contact Shannon at or 970-510-0583 with any questions.

Location: Third Street Center, 520 S. 3rd Street, Suite 28, Carbondale, Colorado.

Webcast: All you need is a free Livestream account. Here is a direct link to John’s Livestream profile – John Bruna Livestream

Durango Group: A group meets together in Durango to meditate and watch the dharma teaching together. For more information, contact Tecumseh at tecumsehb@gmail or (970) 759-5932.

Gunnison Group: A group meets at the Here & Now Center, 115 S. Colorado ST. They have cushions, blankets and chairs. All are welcome. Questions – contact Dusty (970) 641-3898.

To see archived videos of our Wednesday teachings click here – Video Archive.

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