• May all sentient beings have happy minds!

Whatever precious jewel there is in the heavenly worlds, there is nothing comparable to one who is Awakened.
-The Buddha

Foundations of Insight Meditation

  • Location : Buddhist Library and Meditation Centre
  • Start Date and Time : 27/02/2016 09:00 am
  • Finish Date and Time : 28/02/2016 05:00 pm
  • Event Speaker : Jill Shepherd
  • Enquiries or Contact : https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/insight-meditation-two-day-workshop-with-jill-shepherd-registration-20114828995
  • Organising Entity : Jill Shepherd

Description

This workshop is organise by Jill Shepherd.

Foundations of Insight Meditation
weekend workshop, Sydney
Led by Jill Shepherd, visiting insight meditation teacher

Insight meditation harnesses the power of mindfulness to develop understanding in all aspects of our lives, which leads to greater ease, happiness, and peace of mind.

This two-day workshop is suitable for people who would like to deepen their understanding of insight meditation practice through an exploration of the four foundations of mindfulness.
We will work with a range of different mindfulness techniques through guided and silent sitting meditation, walking meditation, dyad (pairs) practice, group discussion and optional individual meetings with the teacher.

Dates: 9:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 February 2016
Place: Buddhist Library 90 Church St Camperdown NSW 2050
To register: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/insight-meditation-two-day-workshop-with-jill-shepherd-registration-20114828995
Cost: $50 registration fee + dana*

Teacher:

Jill Shepherd

Jill Shepherd began practicing insight meditation in Thailand in 1999, and since that time has lived and worked at several meditation centres and monasteries in the US, Australia, England, and Thailand. She recently spent seven years on staff at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. While there, she participated in several long retreats and Buddhist study programmes, and also offered weekly meditation classes at a nearby prison. She has been invited into the current teacher training programme jointly offered by Spirit Rock and IMS in the US, and teaches insight meditation in the Australia, New Zealand, and the United States.
For more information, see her webpage https://jill0shepherd.wordpress.com/

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