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      Khenpo Sonam Nyima's Shamatha Meditation Retreat in Toronto

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      October 25, 2019

      Friday   7:00 PM (on various days)

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      Khenpo Sonam Nyima's Shamatha Meditation Retreat

      Shamatha means “peaceful abiding” or “tranquility.” The purpose of shamatha meditation is to stabilize the mind by cultivating a steady awareness of the object of meditation. Shamatha meditation allows us to experience our mind as it is. Over time, practicing shamatha meditation calms our thoughts and emotions. Khenpo Sonam is going to teach a 10 days Shamatha Meditation Retreat from Oct 25 to Nov 3, 2019. Detailed instructions and guided practices are available. Teaching will be conducted in Tibetan, with English, Vietnamese and Chinese translation Schedule 10/25 Fri. 7-9pm & 10/26 Sat. 10 -12am & 1-3pm  Introduction to the entity of Shamatha meditation based on sutras & tantras 10/27      Sun. 10 - 12am & 1 - 3pm  Recognize resistance & obstacles: Generate Shamatha within oneself 10/28 Mon. 7 - 9 pm & 10/29 Tue. 7 - 9 pm Favarable conditions & methods of Shamatha meditation 10/30 Wed. 7-9 pm & 10/31 Thur. 7 - 9 pm Benefits & Purposes of Shamatha and Faults & Disadvantages of lacking it 11/01 Fri. 7 - 9 pm &11/02 Sat. 10 - 12 am & 1 - 3 pm How to practice Shamatha: Teachings & Meditations 11/03       Sun. 10 - 12 am & 1 - 3 pm                  Test and Exam  Suggested donations and tickets could also be obtained by cash at the door. Teachings will also be available online to register, participate and attend. Please register here: if you are interested in participating shamatha meditation online. 

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