Meditation for Beginners
Fri Dec 23 2022 at 07:00 pm to 08:00 pmUTC-06:00
Winnipeg | Winnipeg, MB
About this Event
Meditation for Beginners is an ONLINE 5-week meditation course taught within the Theravada Buddhist tradition by Banthe Sugata of the Manitoba Buddhist Vihara Centre. Over the length of the course, you will learn meditation techniques that have been practiced for over two thousand years and that increase your calmness and serenity while developing good cheer towards yourself and others. Bhante Sugata will also introduce the Buddhist Four Noble Truths, the Eight Fold Path and the Buddhist precepts that will assist you in creating strength, endurance and spiritual stamina as you walk your path in life.
The course will include:
- Breathing Meditation
- Metta (Loving Kindness) Meditation
- An introduction to the Four Noble Truths, the Noble Eight-Fold Path and the Precepts
Bhante Sugata will teach both meditation styles and discuss how to practice them in ways that are beneficial and supportive of developing your inner peace. Each weekly one-hour session includes instruction time and 15 minutes of sitting meditation followed by a question and discussion period.
This course will be online and held each:
Friday7 p.m. to 8 p.m.November 25th to December 23rd
Register by emailing: [email protected]
Banthe Sugatha was ordained as a monk 16 years ago in Sri Lanka in the Theravada Buddhist tradition. He has practiced meditations under various Forest Traditions teachers in Sri Lanka and is currently the chief monk of the Manitoba Buddhist Vihara Centre located in Winnipeg Manitoba.
Theravada Buddhism is the oldest existing tradition of all the Buddhist traditions. It centers itself on the Pali Canon which has preserved the Buddha's teaching for over two thousand years.
Manitoba Buddhist Vihara Centre
This course is free and open to all who are interested. If you would like to make a donation you can do so on the Manitoba Buddhist Vihara website or by etransfer: [email protected]
Where is it happening?Winnipeg, Canada
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