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Teachings in Nelson, New Zealand – What is Meditation? What is Mindfulness? And Empowerment to be announced

April 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm April 13, 2020 @ 11:30 am UTC-8

From April 10 to 13th:

Friday April 10, 7:00 pm. What is Mindfulness? What is Meditation? A Practical Orientation from Classic Buddhist and Modern Perspectives.

These classes provide explanations, instructions and practical guidance for unfolding the full scope of mindfulness and meditation from classic Buddhist perspectives as well as recently developed methods. Lama Mark Webber explains using his own pithy study guide, the purpose of Buddhist meditation; what works and why, what really gets in the way and what qualities we need to gather in our lives to support rewarding meditation and awakening.

Saturday April. 11 and Sunday April. 12. Continued: What is Mindfulness? What is Meditation? 4 classes at 10:00am -12:00pm & 2:30 – 4:30 pm.

Lama Mark Webber continues with practical guidance and exercises on the full scope of mindfulness, meditation and Dharma. The Lama will give detailed instructions on the Buddhist meditation on Breath (Ānāpanasati), for attaining both profound tranquillity and Insight. He will give a reading and detailed explanations of the Buddha’s famous Mangala Sutta (Discourse on Blessings), to clarify why the‘gathering of merit’ is such an important aspect of the path.

Monday April 13, 9:30 am – 11:30 Empowerment to be announced 2) 7:00 pm.Teachings and a group meditation