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Self Esteem and Pride

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“Attachment leads to suffering” is a core Buddhist teaching. Attachment to self is one of the strongest attachments all human beings have. Ven. Kovido will discuss how this results in both pride and low self esteem. He will also introduce Buddhist teachings aimed at gradually eliminating these negative mind states.

The talk is part of a special “Meditation Evening” beginning at 17:00. The talk will be followed by a guided meditation session and a discussion. You are welcome to take part in the whole event or just come for the talk. The full event programme is as follows:

  • 17:00 Welcome and short chanting
  • 17:15 Talk by Ven. Kovido on “Self Esteem and Pride”
  • 17:45 Guided meditation and discussion
  • 18:50 Short chanting
  • 19:00 Refreshments

This event is free and open to all.

This talk is part of the Buddhist Society Talks series.

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