Italian Newspaper Interview on Meditation

Italian Newspaper Interview on Meditation

As part of our teaching in Italy in August 2015, an Italian newspaper ran the following interview of us about meditation and its benefits. Italian Newspaper article interview on meditation. We later recorded this 6-minute audio transcript of the article, at this hotlink on Dharma Seed. Audio Transcript of Italian Newspaper Article. This is a great introduction to meditation, available in an abbreviated...

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Join us on the Insight Timer! Awakening Dharma Samatha Meditation Group

Join us on the Insight Timer! Awakening Dharma Samatha Meditation Group

We now have a virtual sitting group on the Insight Timer! The Insight Timer is a great app for timing your meditations. You can select the time you want, and choose from several beautiful meditation bells that will ring at the time(s) you set. Best of all, you can see who you are meditating with from around the world! The basic version of the app is free, and there is a small fee for the full app. Our group is called the “Awakening Dharma...

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Introducing Heather Young, Teacher-in-Training

Introducing Heather Young, Teacher-in-Training

We are pleased to announce Heather Young as Teacher-in-Training for Awakening Dharma.  Heather’s enthusiasm for the samatha practice is evident and contagious! Heather is in the process of completing her doctoral dissertation which focuses on the anapanasati practice as taught through Awakening Dharma, in the lineage of Ven. Pa Auk Sayadaw. Heather has been on the spiritual path since her teens, and has been attending retreats mainly in...

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First Month-long Retreat Held at Cloud Mountain

First Month-long Retreat Held at Cloud Mountain

We held our first month-long (27-day) retreat from Sept. 6-Oct. 3,2014, at Cloud Mountain Retreat Center in Castle Rock, Washington. We had 37 participants from 8 countries around the world. It was a deep and profound experience, for us as well as the yogis who attended. One of our criteria was that all accommodations would be singles, which worked out well for the participants. We have decided to offer another month-long retreat in...

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