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Two-day Meditation Retreat at Australian Centre

  • Australian Centre, Oaks Hyde Park Plaza 38, College Street Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010 Australia (map)

Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th November 2017

Time: 9:30 – 17:00 (return trip each day, not staying overnight)

Remark: to earn the most benefit to this program, participants must attend on all two full days.  Lunches are provided including vegetarian.

 

Topics :   Pragmatic Approach to the Nature of Mind

Saturday Session

9:30 – 10:00     Seeing the Mind with Wisdom

10:00 – 10:30   Workshop on Mindfulness and Awareness by Walking Meditation

10:30 –  11:30   Short-cut to the one-pointedness of Mind in Samatha Meditation

11:30 – 12:30    Lunch

12:30 – 13:00    Walking Meditation

13:00- 14:00     Kāyagatāsati (Mindfulness immeresed througout the whole body)

14:00 – 14:30    Question and Answer

14:30 – 15:15    Śūnyatā ( Emptiness Meditation )

15:15 – 15:30    Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30    Practicing Ānāpānasati (Breathing Meditaton) in Daily life

16:30 – 17:00    Question and Answer

Participants go home and resume the next day.

 

Sunday Session

9:30 – 10:00      Sixteen Stages of Ānāpānasati (Breathing Meditation)

10:00 – 10:30    Question and Answer

10:30 –  11:30   Development of Knowing and Seeing in Satipaṭṭhāna 4 (The Four Foundations of Mindfulness) 

11:30 – 12:30    Lunch

12:30 – 13:30    How to integrate Śūnyatā –  Kāyagatāsati –  Ānāpānasati  in the practice

13:30 – 14:00     Walking Meditation

14:00 – 15:15    Development of Five Powers   

15:15 – 15:30   Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30    Liberation by Vimokkha 3

16:30 – 17:00    Question and Answer

 

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