Practice Contemplative Insight Practice, Metta and Tonglen meditation online, 10 Wednesdays, 7-9pm from January 12 to March 16, 2011. Homestudy Sign-Up Deadline is Friday January 25th, 2011
This course is a chance to deepen your understanding and practice of three core Buddhist meditation techniques : Contemplative Insight Practice, Metta (Lovingkindness) and Tonglen (Sending & Taking). Study Topics will include: Experiencing the 9 Stages of Calm Abiding, The Four Limitless Minds, Types of Insight (Vipashyana), Obstacles to Practice, and The Tibetan Buddhist body of teachings associated with Tonglen practice.
The Techniques of Meditation Course will be open to anyone. It serves as both an introduction to the techniques and practices of meditation, or a way to go deeper in your understanding of the practices from any level of experience.
Required Readings will be from:
“Lovingkindness” by Sharon Salzberg and
“The Practice of Lojong”by Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche
“Natural Wakefulness” by Gaylon Ferguson
“Mastering the Core Teachings of the Buddha” by Daniel Ingram
Registration is available on http://theidproject.org/events/2011/01/12/study-home-buddhist-studies-10-week-techniques-meditation-series-joseph-mauricio-s