Online in-depth meditation courses with Gen Nyingpo
FROM AUGUST 11 ¦ 4-week meditation course
Course fee £20 / free with membership
The programme consists of a dynamic combination of guided meditation and teaching, all aimed at enabling students to develop their daily practice and become skillful meditation practitioners.
Week 1: Meditation toolkit (available August 11 – 17)
In this session Gen Nyingpo will explain the four stages of meditation and the mental toolkit of mindfulness and alertness that we need to improve our concentration.
“From concentration come peace” Nagarjuna
Week 2: Gathering the necessary conditions for tranquil abiding (available August 18 – 24)
Tranquil abiding is a concentration that possesses a special bliss of physical and mental suppleness. To attain this we need to bring together certain conditions – during this session Gen Nyingpo will explain what these are and how we can gather these conditions.
Week 3: Recognising the obstacles to concentration and how to overcome them (available August 25 – 31)
In this session, Gen Nyingpo will explain the five obstacles to attaining tranquil abiding and the eight opponents to these five obstacles. By understanding these we are well equipped to improve our meditation experiences.
Week 4: Introduction to Mahamudra meditation (available September 1 – 7)
In this session Gen Nyingpo will explain how to train in tranquil abiding taking the mind itself as our object of meditation. Following this there will be an opportunity to engage in a weekend retreat to put into practice what we have learnt.
“If you realise your own mind you will become a Buddha; you should not seek Buddhahood elsewhere.” Buddha