Class & Workshop Schedule/Recommended Reading
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SPRING 2012 CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
PATH OF AWAKENING: How to begin and maintain (or resurrect and invigorate) a meditation practice for happiness, health, and well being even in just 10 minutes a day!
Thursdays in Freeport 7-8PM
On-going every Thursday
Drop ins welcomed.
This class will be an introduction to meditation as a practice to create peace, happiness and health.
Learning calm abiding as well as the heart of wisdom meditation, breathing techniques and analytical meditation participants learn to integrate meditation into a daily practice.
RELAXATION MEDITATION FOR INSPIRED PRESENCE EVOLUTION
Freeport meditation studio,only 20 minutes from Portland and 15 minutes from Brunswick.
Recommended book: How to Practice: the Way to a Meaningful Life by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Cost: Sliding scale. We encourage the practice of Dana, generous giving, which leaves it up to the individual student to decide what the value of the teaching is.
Directions: Green Leaf Studio, 9 Frost Brook Rd., Freeport, ME 04032
Take Exit 22 off of 295. Head toward Freeport Village. Turn left at the lights (Harraseeket Inn is directly in front of you). Drive 1/4 mile Route 1 North, look for Green Leaf studio sign on the right, turn right onto Frost Brook Rd. Drive straight ahead 500 yards up small hill, and park nose in toward fence on the left. Meditation studio is the small white building with Tibetan prayer flags. Just come in when you arrive).
Beginning Wednesday January 25, 2012 ~ through May 2012 7-8PM
Join us every Wednesday evening for meditation practices that support and sustain inspired presence and inner evolution.
These sessions will focus on natural approaches to feeling peaceful, present, and awake.
Following the edict to "Try meditation before medication" participants will
learn a variety of meditation, breath, and sound techniques to create inner peace.
Meditation Room 302
Peter Buck Wellness Center
Bowdoin College, Brunswick. Open to everyone.
No cost to Bowdoin College community. Dana offering gratefully accepted.
BATES DHARMA SOCIETY PRESENTS A 4 HOUR MEDITATION TEACH IN, SUNDAY MARCH 11,2012 4-8pm CHASE HALL, BATES COLLEGE. Led by
Lisa V. Blake, Class of '88
Open to all levels of practitioners from beginning to advanced. We will experience several practices: Breath meditation, visualization, sound meditation, and mindful eating to name a few!
SOUND MEDITATION: GOOD VIBRATIONS FOR INNER & OUTER PEACE
WORKSHOP March 24, 2012 9-11AM.
Learn to play the singing bowl and how to use it during meditation, and how to use tingshaws to set vibrational energy in your living space. We will also explore mantras, music and sacred sound as gateways into meditation.Singing bowls, bell and tingshaws provided, but bring your own, too!
Saturday,March 24, 2012 9-11:00 AM. Grean Leaf Studio Freeport, ME. Please see directions above. Suggested: $30, take $5 off when you register before March 17, 2012.
Introduction to Tibetan Buddhist Meditation: Shamatha and Vipassana, the paths of Calm Abiding and Insight
We will explore the role of meditation in the Tibetan Buddhish path through reading, dharma talks, and practice to gain deeper understanding of the nature of reality through the Buddha's teachings. No prior experience necessary.
This course will ask participants to register for an 8 session schedule.
Seven 90 minute meetings on a week night to be determined by most convenient evening, and one 3 hour session on a Saturday.
Tentative start date and time will be set for the first week of April if 5 or more people register to attend. Greenleaf Studio, Freeport, ME. Dana offering gratefully accepted..
Recommended Reading to Inspire Your Practice:
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
- How to Practice: The Way to a Meaningful Life
- An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life
- The Universe in a Single Atom
Khen Rinpoche Lobzang Tsetan
- Peaceful MInd, Compassionate Heart (order here $20 + $5 S/H)
- Always Maintain a Joyful Mind (and other Lojong Teachings of Awakening Compassion and Fearlessness)
Thich Nhat Hanh
- you are here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment
- Peace Is Every Step