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Bon free online Zhine workshop

Post by Lhasa » Sun Mar 27, 2016 2:02 pm

Meditation for Beginners

Focusing and Calming Your Mind (A Free Two-Week Online Workshop)

Presented by Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

April 16 - May 1, 2016

Almost every spiritual tradition includes a practice that develops concentration and stillness of the mind. This practice is called "calm abiding", or "zhiné" in the Tibetan tradition.

The practice of zhiné develops the strong, stable attention and stillness necessary to overcome the continual movements of the mind. The ability to maintain focused attention and abide in clear, open awareness not only enables you to live more fully in the present, it also cultivates spiritual awakening. The practice of zhiné affords an opportunity to step out of the distractions of everyday life and come home to yourself.

For the past six years Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche has been providing meditation instruction through his popular GlideWing.com online workshops. Now, for the first time he will offer a two-week workshop free of charge. The course will take place from April 16 through May 1. All that’s needed to participate is a high-speed Internet connection.

“Meditation for Beginners: Focusing and Calming Your Mind” is tailored for beginning meditators but will be beneficial for anyone—including experienced practitioners—who needs support in stabilizing their thoughts and their mind. The course gives comprehensive instruction in the zhiné, or “calm abiding,” practice, which has its source in the ancient Bön Buddhist tradition of Tibet. Through this practice you will learn to quiet and calm the mind by focusing attention on a single object. Three forms of zhiné are taught: focusing on a visual support; focusing on sound; and focusing on the “Three Precious Pills”—stillness of the body, silence of the speech, and spaciousness of the mind.




http://www.glidewing.com/workshops/

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Re: Bon free online Zhine workshop

Post by Lhasa » Fri Apr 15, 2016 2:36 pm

The Glidewing site for this workshop is now open for introductory materials and videos.

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