Shamatha is the sanskrit term that describes the mental state of quiescence, or still awareness.
The spiritual masters say that even the highest teachings are useless if practiced with a distracted mind while modern day studies attest to the benefits of meditation for relaxation, creativity and happiness.
Learn how to achieve a balance of ease, clarity, and vividness to reap the benefits of shamatha quickly.
Wherever you are on the spectrum as a meditator, this series will give you an accessible, practical and fun way to hone your meditation skills.
Drop-ins and all-levels are welcome.
This course will be led by various Three Jewels meditation instructors.
ACI Course 9 covers the Buddhist code of ethics and the relationship between an ethical way of life, meditating deeply, and experiencing ultimate reality.
This Course is based upon the Sutra on Vowed Morality (Vinaya Sutra) by Master Gunaprabha (500 AD), with commentaries from The Essence of the Ocean of Vinaya (Dulwa Gyatsoy Nyingpo) by Je
Tsongkapa (1357-1419), The Wish-Fulfilling Jewel (Yishin Norbu) by Choney Drakpa Shedrup (1675-1748), and Day Maker (Nyin Je) by Master Ngulchu Dharma Bhadra (1772-1851).