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7:00pm Shamatha (Calm Abiding) Meditation Class (Zoom class)
July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT
Time: 7:00 pm
Instructor: Venerable Lekshay Sangpo
Meeting ID: 971 7194 0085
Shamatha (calm abiding) and Vipashyana (insight) are ancient types of meditation that come from India. Each type has its own benefits. This class will be on Shamatha or calm abiding. There is a regular Friday evening Calm Abiding class at the Monastery. This one will be more in depth.
In August, Venerable Lekshay will teach another class on Vipassana or Insight meditation.
A daily meditation practice of any type is a very beneficial, life-long activity. This class is for both beginners and current practitioners. It is never too soon to learn meditation, but it can sometimes be too late! Venerable Lekshay recommends reading Zen Mind, Beginners Mind by Shunryu Suzuki. Please wear loose and comfortable clothing for meditating. It’s also good for beginners to have some rolled up fluffy socks for knee support.