"Meditation is the way we realize the nature of the mind." (Lama Yeshe) Meditation has many benefits for both the body and mind. It encompasses a variety of techniques that aim to develop mindfulness, tranquility, and insight. It is an essential component of the Buddhist path to mental well-being and lasting happiness.
In this teaching weekend of the second Discovering Buddhism module, you will learn about the benefits of meditation, the different types of meditation, how to sit properly, how to set up a meditation session, and how to recognise and deal with obstacles that may arise. The weekend includes teachings, meditation sessions, and time for questions and discussion. If you have ever wanted to learn to meditate, this is the course for you!
This is the first part of Module 2 of the Discovering Buddhism program. The second part is a practice weekend on the topic one month later, on 8th and 9th September. Saturday 11th Aug 9:00am - Sunday 12th Aug 3:45pm, held in the Gompa at Chenrezig Institute. Facility fee $108* Accommodation and meals available separately. This Module will continue on the second weekend of the following month on Sept 8th & 9th. Please see our website for more details. Apart from the formal study programmes, Chenrezig Institute is a peaceful, calm and relaxing place to spend a few hours, days or weeks. Stroll along the bush paths, wander in formal garden, espresso in the cafe or a vegetarian meal. Teachers' availability subject to change; please see http://www.chenrezig.com.au/programme/calendar/ for updated information.
Discovering Buddhism 2018: How to Meditate with Ven. Thubten Chokyi
Saturday 11th Aug 9:00am - Sunday 12th Aug 3:45pm,
Facility fee $108*
Accommodation and meals available separately.
Chenrezig Institute, Eudlo
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