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The modern Vipassana method and Abhidhamma
January 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - February 12, 2017 @ 9:00 pm UTC-8
Saturday January 21 (2 classes) & Sunday 22nd (2 classes): 10am & 2pm
Friday February 3 (evening class): 7pm
Urban Retreat: Saturday Feb. 4 to Sunday Feb.12: Retreat schedule—morning class and interviews, afternoon and evening meditation sessions: 10am, 2pm & 7pm. No evening sessions on February 7, 8 & 9th.
The modern Vipassana method and Abhidhamma: Lama Mark will teach a three week course, three evenings a week (9 classes) on an introduction to the Abhidhamma with an emphasis on understanding and being able to practice the methods used in modern Vipassana and the Buddha’s classic teachings of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness & Anapanasati. The teachings will be followed by a seven day meditation retreat, including meditation interviews with Lama Mark. Main topics include learning to distinguish concepts and appearances, cause and effect, mental states and feelings, six senses, consciousness, the five aggregates, anicca dukkha and anatta, nibbana and lokuttara, awareness, mind and wisdom mind. (4 public classes, approximately 6 retreat classes.)