Category: <span>Past Classes</span>

BEGINNING MEDITATION INSTRUCTION

The Teachers’ Council is offering beginning meditation instructions prior to Sunday Sitting on a periodic basis. The instructions include mindfulness, basic focus on the breath meditation, and the importance of being as compassionate and patient with ourselves in the practice as we can. Instruction is geared mainly toward beginning meditators …

BEGINNING MEDITATION INSTRUCTION

The Teachers’ Council is offering beginning meditation instructions prior to Sunday Sitting on a periodic basis. The instructions include mindfulness, basic focus on the breath meditation, and the importance of being as compassionate and patient with ourselves in the practice as we can. Instruction is geared mainly toward beginning meditators …

Retreat in Michigan: Loving Kindness, Concentration, & Jhana Factors

August 22 @ 5:30 pm EDT – August 31 @ 3:00 pm EDT Cultivating Loving Kindness, Concentration, and the Jhana Factors with Shaila Catherine Tuesday, August 22, 2023 – Thursday, August 31, 2023Partial attendance can be arranged for the first 3 nights. LOVING KINDNESS (mettā) is a profound quality of friendliness toward all of …

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

By Bilha Rivlin and Ken Morley  Date & Time: Mondays 10:30am – 12:00pm, Oct 17 – Nov 21 Mindfulness is a gateway to lasting personal transformation. Learn about mindfulness and concentration in a kind and supportive environment, as you take the first steps toward establishing your own meditation practice. There will be …

“JOIN the CARAVAN” – MINDFULNESS TEACHINGS AND PRACTICES TO AWAKEN JOY IN YOUR EVERYDAY LIFE

Please join our ONLINE weekly sessions. We begin on Tuesday, May 3, 10:00 AM -11:30 AM Through meditation practices, contemplations, and interactive teachings we’ll explore how to live with inner joy and well-being in our daily life. The sessions are offered by Turner Resource Senior Center and is being led …

Concentration and Insight Study Group

The CONCENTRATION AND INSIGHT STUDY GROUP will meet by Zoom Thursday evenings, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, beginning April 7 through May 12.We will read and discuss The Experience of Samadhi: An In-depth Exploration of Buddhist Meditation, by Richard Shankman. In this book Shankman discusses samadhi, frequently translated as “concentration”—including the …

Still Mountain Hosting a Retreat in March: PERCEPTION

March 25-27, 2022, will be a retreat led by Carol Blotter titled PERCEPTION. This retreat will explore perception, perceptual distortions and offer meditations and contemplations to see the illusions, the mirages, the perceptual misinformation.  We will also explore how knowing perception clearly adds deep joy into our lives.