Week 3: Training in Tranquil Abiding on the Nature of the Mind

This is the third of five week-long retreats offered in January 2022

Saturday, January 15 - Thursday, January 20

See below for session times

with Kadam Lucy

$8 per session, $95 for full-week access, free for supporting members

For replay access, sign up for the full week.

"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.

Additional books: Clear Light of BlissMahamudra Tantra

Meditation Prayers:The Hundreds of Deities of the Joyful Land According to Highest Yoga Tantra

THE SCHEDULE

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

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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.

DETAILS

Suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners
Sign up for the full week to access the replays - available 2-3 hours after each session, until Saturday, January 22, 11:59pm
No special clothing is required
Everyone welcome!
Read our online and in person class terms and conditions

CLASS LOCATION

Offered In Person and Online

MAIN CENTER LOCATION

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