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Event Series Event Series: Shamatha Meditation – Half Day

Shamatha Meditation – Half Day + Potluck

March 2, 2025, 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Hybrid Hybrid Event

Teacher: Lama Eric Triebelhorn

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At KCC, the foundation of spiritual training is Shamatha, a basic sitting meditation that develops stable attention and provides the basis for investigating more subtle aspects of awareness. The practice is the essential underpinning of all other meditation practices. While our minds are busy and distracted by a myriad of disconnected thoughts, feelings, and emotions, it is not possible to deeply engage the meditation methods that could lead us to the intended result of directly recognizing the nature of mind. Shamatha is a direct method for learning to let the mind rest naturally, free of our commitment to the tyranny of these distractions.

Lama Eric Triebelhorn provides detailed instructions about the practice of Shamatha on alternating first Sundays from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM, followed by a potluck lunch. These Half-Day Sits happen in odd-numbered months: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

All are welcome to attend.

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Date:
March 2, 2025
Time:
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Venue

KCC Portland Center
4936 NE Skidmore Street
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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