The Four Heavenly Abodes: Opening the Heart-Mind

The Four Heavenly Abodes: Opening the Heart-Mind

“Out of the soil of friendliness grows the beautiful bloom of Compassion watered by tears of joy and sheltered by the cool tree of equanimity.”

~ 14th Century Tibetan Poet

Led by Lhasha Tizer, Community Dharma Leader and Mary Grace Naughton, Mindfulness and Yoga Teacher.

These are four beautiful qualities of heart and mind, for dwelling in the world, and can be cultivated through meditation and daily life practice. They are composed of Metta or loving friendliness, Karuna or compassion, Mudita or appreciative joy, and Upekkha or

We will study and explore each of these 4 Heavenly Abodes as a force in opening the heart so we can live with greater peace and contentment. You are welcome to attend one class or all four in the series. The First class will be Lovingkindness. Classes consist of meditation, dharma talks, yoga, discussion, Q&A and small group inquiry.

Date and Time of first class: Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Fee – Sliding Scale: $90 – $150

Where: Centrally located in a beautiful, spacious home surrounded by nature, gardens and a walking path. What to Bring: Please bring a yoga mat and any props you would
like as well as your lunch. We will provide healthy snacks, teas, and water.

To Register: Send your name, phone number, email address, check, PayPal, to: Leslie Tizer, 3339 E. Seneca St., Tucson, 85716 or Venmo Mary Grace Naughton, 5495 E. Golder Ranch Dr., Tucson, 85739.

Contact: Mary Grace,

Backgrounds: Lhasha Tizer, MS has been studying, practicing, and teaching since 2000 at Tucson Community Meditation Center and since 2012 as a Community Dharma Leader. Her background includes a teaching certificate as an instructor of Japanese Tea Ceremony and as Holistic Health Counselor. MaryGrace Naughton 500 E-RYt has been practicing yoga and meditation for over 30 years and has been teaching since 1998. MaryGrace completed her two-year Mindfulness Meditation Certification with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach.