An introductory meditation course in which you will learn the basics, from why we would want to meditate to how to do it! How do we set up our meditation space? How long do we meditate? What do we focus on? What are some techniques to help us overcome distractions? This course will include guided meditations.
1:00-2:30pm – Teaching & Meditation
2:30-2:45pm – Tea Break
2:45-4:00pm – Teaching & Meditation
This course will be taught by Julie Francisco, Resident Teacher of Kalpa Bhadra Kadampa Buddhist Center. Julie has studied and taught Kadampa Buddhism for many years. She has also engaged in extensive meditation retreat and is well-qualified to introduce others into Buddha’s teachings and meditation practices. She previously served as the Education Program Coordinator at Amitayus Kadampa Buddhist Center in Philadelphia while also working a regular job in the corporate sector. Julie shows a clear example of how to be a modern, lay Buddhist practitioner in a busy city, and presents Buddha’s teachings in an eloquent and inspiring manner.