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      October 24, 2019

      Thursday   7:00 PM (on various days)

      2186 Joyce Street
      Burlington, Ontario L7R 2B5

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      How to Meditate

      Explore the definition and purpose of meditation, how to sit, how to set up a meditation session, different meditation techniques, and how to deal with obstacles to meditation. This six-week program will include teachings, readings, guided meditations and discussions. This is the second course in a 14 part series introducing Buddhist meditation and philosophy, called “Discovering Buddhism” offered by the Western Buddhist organization called the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT).You are welcome to join in at any time and do not need any previous experience in Buddhism to participate in and benefit from this course. As the Dalai Lama says, "Don't try to use what you learn from Buddhism to be a better Buddhist; use it to be a better whatever-you-already-are." Session one -What is meditation? -How to change negative mind states with meditation - Body posture in meditation Session two -Calming the mind, -The structure of a meditation session -Explore the definition and purpose of meditation, how to sit, how to set up a meditation session, different meditation techniques, and how to deal with obstacles to meditation Session three -The importance of motivation - Buddha Nature Session four Analytical meditation  Stabilizing meditation  Equanimity meditation  Purification meditation Session five - Dealing with obstacles in meditation- Excitement and regret, attachment, dullness or sleepiness, Depression, Session six Overcoming obstacles to meditation Setting a regular practice

      Categories: Religion & Spirituality

      This event repeats on various days: Nov 21

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.