Week 3: Training in Tranquil Abiding on the Nature of the Mind
Saturday, January 15 - Thursday, January 20
See below for session times
with Kadam Lucy
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"Taking the mind as the object of meditation has a number of advantages. It makes it easier to attain tranquil abiding, to overcome external distractions, and to realize emptiness."
- Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Clear Light of Bliss
Join us for a week-long retreat absorbing into the nature of the mind. First we will spend time identifying our own mind and then we will train in developing concentration on it. This meditation has many functions but its main one is improving our ability to hold our meditation object single pointedly. It will also give us a much more experiential understanding of Buddha's main teaching - that all happiness and suffering come from the mind - and will therefore deepen our resolve to train our mind. Gaining experience of the nature of the mind also opens us up to a deeper understanding of emptiness and the practice of Tantra.
The meditations during this week will be based on teachings from Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso's The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra.
Meditation Prayers:The Hundreds of Deities of the Joyful Land According to Highest Yoga Tantra
Saturday, January 15: Session 1, 10:00 - 11:15am | Session 2: 12:15 - 1:30pm | Session 3, 4:30 - 6:00pm
Sunday, January 16: Session 4, 9:00 - 10:15am | Session 5, 11:00am - 12:30pm | Session 6, 4:30 - 6:00pm
Monday, January 17: Session 7, 8:00 - 9:15am | Session 8, 10:15 - 11:30am | Session 9, 4:30 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 18: Session 10, 8:00 - 9:15am | Session 11, 10:15 - 11:30am | Session 12, 4:30 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, January 19: Session 13, 8:00 - 9:15am | Session 14, 10:15 - 11:30am | Session 15, 4:30 - 6:00pm
Thursday, January 20: Session 16, 8:00 - 9:15am | Session 17, 10:15 - 11:45am
Kadam Lucy James is the Resident Teacher of KMC Colorado in Denver. One of the senior teachers of Kadampa Buddhism, Kadam Lucy is regularly invited to teach courses around the United States and Europe due to her ability in presenting both simple and profound subjects with great clarity.
Suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners
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