Led by Abbot Guo Yuan
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|Begins:||Saturday March 13, 2021|
|End Date:||Sunday March 14, 2021|
|End Time:||5:00 PM|
|Deadline:||3:00 pm Friday March 12|
NOTE: Online sign-in information will be provided when registration closes at 3:00 pm on Friday, March 12. At that time, sign-in info will be sent via email, and will also be available when you sign in to your account and use the “Check the Status” feature.
Although the methods of meditation are simple and straightforward, it is best to practice them under the guidance of a teacher. Without a teacher, a meditator will not be able to correct beginner’s mistakes, which if uncorrected, could lead to problems or lack of useful results.
In our two-day meditation class, you will learn the fundamentals of sitting meditation, including proper bodily posture (sitting on a cushion or a chair), relaxation, and basic methods of concentration. In addition, you’ll learn about the proper environment, equipment, and timing, as well as self-massage and important concepts related to the process of meditation.
This event is priced on a sliding scale. Please consider paying at the highest rate that you can afford. Your generosity supports Dharma Drum Mountain, staff, your fellow practitioners and our continuous efforts to help people to learn and grow.
When you submit your application, select one of the sliding scale rates below. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Any amount paid above the Base rate is a tax deductible donation to DDRC. Your confirmation email is your tax receipt.
Abbot Guo Yuan
Venerable Guo Yuan is a Buddhist monk trained in Chan Buddhism, ordained in 1987. He studied Theravada Buddhism for a year in Thailand in 1991. For over twenty years, he accompanied Master Sheng Yen and served as translator in Chan meditation retreats. Fluent in Mandarin, Vietnamese, and English, he now leads Chan retreats in many countries around the world. He is currently the abbot of DDRC. read more