9 April 2019
16 April 2019
In this two-week course we will be taking a step by step approach to meditation. Starting with the basic theory behind the practice, the benefits of practice and what we can expect from our practice. Each week, instruction will be given so our practice can grow, step by step. You will learn sitting meditation, walking meditation and how-to bring meditation into your daily life to help with everyday stresses.
Loving Kindness Meditation (Metta) will also be included in this course.
This course will be suitable for both beginners and those with meditation experience.
About the teacher:
Grahame has been involved in Buddhist meditation practice for over 40 years. He began his study in England in 1969 before being ordained as a Buddhist monk for one year in BodhGaya, India in 1971. He took a primary role in the establishment of Vipassana meditation in the tradition of Mahasi Sayadaw in Australia and co-founded the Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Center. He currently leads introductory and day-long courses in Sydney and Wollongong, and also regularly teaches longer intensive retreats in the United States. Grahame has also helped pioneer a workshop format of teaching that enhances the transfer of mindfulness from the formal sitting practice into daily life. He teaches a classical tradition of insight meditation with a relaxed, accessible style.