When: Saturdays, Feb 10th, 24th, March 10th & April 14th Time: 2-4 pm Cost: Free Language: English Where: Toronto Public Library North York (Fairview) - Room 1 (1st Floor) 35 Fairview Mall Dr, North York, ON M2J 4S4
This is a series of four classes that will teach you the basics of Buddhist meditation. We will cover the purpose of meditation, posture, silent and loving-kindness meditation and more.
Everyone is welcome to join us for this meditation class. No experience is necessary. People from all backgrounds are welcome. Children are welcome to come with their parents.
Class 1: Purpose and benefits of meditation, Basics of posture (chair and floor); Loving-kindness meditation; overcoming sleepiness Class 2:Major hindrances to meditation and solutions; breathing meditation Class 3: Overcoming distracting thoughts; walking meditation Class 4: Body-part meditation; posture review
There will be both guided and silent meditations. There is time during and after the class to ask questions. Printed small booklets will be provided for the meditations to help you to practice alone.
What we do in the meditation class:
Approximate schedule: 2:00 pm Meditation instructions 2:15 pm Guided meditation 2:45 pm Silent meditation 3:00 pm Discusion about the problems faced by the meditators and how to over come them 3:15 pm Silent meditation 3:30 pm Q&A 3:45 pm Tea & cleanup 4:00 pm End
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