Tibetan Buddhist meditations to transform our experience of the world
Starting Wednesday 18 January 2023 at 7:30pm (75 minutes long)
- Meditation, what is it? What is the purpose of this style of meditaton?
- How do we actually ‘do’ it? Discovering by personally trying out the methods.
- In depth examination of how mind functions; working with thoughts, emotions and blockages.
- You will have an opportunity to discuss your experiences and to clarify.
- An overview of the various Buddhist traditions, their point of view and the practices they employ.
The night is open to all. Last year we had a lively mix of long-term and newer people. As before, there is no charge, but if you find it beneficial, consider making a donation to Rigpa as a support of our dharma activity.
The course is open to anyone with an interest in exploring the buddhist teachings and practices, whether you are a newcomer or a long time dharma student, all are welcome to attend.
The main presenters of the course are Cecily Leonard and Martin Leonard and they will be joined by other Rigpa senior instructors during the course. The presentations will draw from the teachings of both contemporary Buddhist teachers, a deep and ancient lineage of meditation instructions from the Buddhist tradition and contemporary scientific discoveries.
Cecily first met the dharma in 1978 and found meditation, introduced then, helped settle her chaotic mind, bit by bit. Soon too, she met several teachers whose ease and clarity and profound advices show who we are, how we can be. Cecily tries out their advice as best she can in everyday life, and loves exploring the richness of all this with others along the way.
Martin has been studying the Buddhist teachings for over forty years and has received teachings from such eminent Tibetan masters as Dudjom Rinpoche and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. He has completed a three year retreat. His style is both humorous and approachable