Sign Up for the Calm-Abiding Meditation Teaching – Sat. May 27th, 10:00-11:30am

To ensure we can accommodate everyone comfortably for the upcoming teaching on calm abiding meditation (10:00-11:30am Sat. May 27th), we would like to get a headcount of the number of people attending.

To sign up for the teaching, please send an email including the following

  • Name
  • Number of guests (if more than yourself)
  • Mobile phone number (in case of sudden cancellations we will send a text)

Teaching Summary:
Calm abiding meditation is an effective, gentle way of training the mind to reduce negative and limiting thoughts. In practicing calm-abiding meditation, we can increase our ability to concentrate, control our over-active, unfocused minds and enjoy a sense of peace and tranquility.

Geshe la will go over more details on meditation techniques:
1) How do recognize the five faults
2) How to generate the eight antidotes and how to apply them to the five faults


Calm Abiding Meditation Course

Saturdays March 11, 18, 25 and April 1

10 am – 11 am (20 minutes sitting, Break, 20 minutes sitting)

As a continuation of the Introduction to Meditation course May, 2016, this
course will focus on practicing calm abiding meditation, and is suitable for
beginners as well as those who participated in the previous course.

See the course page for more details and to reserve a spot.

Meditation training tomorrow Sept 22

Dear friend,

There will be a teaching tomorrow at 7pm on Calm Abiding Meditation (Samatha).

This will be the first part of meditation teachings focusing on training. The second part will covering practicing techniques, which will be done next week.

More events have been scheduled over the next two weeks and we will release the full schedule shortly. We apologize for the short notice.

Thank you,

Calm – abiding Meditation Retreat – May 7, 2016

Saturday, May 7, 2016       10:00 AM – 12 (noon)    Register before May 1st.

JTCL’s precious and exceptionally accomplished Resident Teacher, Tibetan Buddhist, Geshe Lharampa Trinly Gyatso, introduces essential techniques for preliminary meditation practice. Calm-abiding Meditation (Sanscript: Samatha, Tibetan: (shi nä) is a traditional form of Buddhist meditation based on mindfulness of breathing. Applying the techniques help to develop concentration and eventually transform our over-active, uncontrolled mind into a positive and realistic self awareness. The course is relevant for beginners and those with some background knowledge in Tibetan Buddhism meditation. Please go to JTCL Calendar for course details and registration.