Discover the opportunity with Triple Gem of the North as we proudly present the return of our Meditation/Mindfulness Teaching Certification in 2024. This certification stands as a testament to achieving a proficient level of understanding and teaching capabilities essential for the practice of mindful meditation instruction. To apply for the program, use this link. Our comprehensive curriculum is meticulously designed to equip you with the knowledge and expertise to guide others on their mindfulness journey. Throughout this program, you will explore: • The core principles of mindfulness – understanding, practicing, and mastering its essence. • The historical journey of mindfulness, tracing its evolution across time. • The diverse pathways to mindfulness found in Eastern traditions. • Nurturing your potential as a teacher, grounded in the wisdom of Buddhist scriptures, the ...continue reading "Mindfulness and Meditation – Teachers training program 2024"
We are so happy to announce that Triple Gem of the North is offering a Meditation/Mindfulness teaching certification. This certification attests to an acceptable level of knowledge and teaching skills required for mindful meditation teaching. Registration for this program is closed. View our 2024 program here. The history of mindfulness goes back hundreds of years, originating from Buddhist concepts. It did not become popular in the west until the late 1970s. Over the years, mindfulness has evolved to become an integrated part of schools, workplaces, and everyday life. In this training program, we will be diving into the original Buddhist teachings on mindfulness and how to become a successful teacher in this field. The training will prepare you as a meditation and mindfulness teacher by ...continue reading "Mindfulness and Meditation – Teachers training program"
March 30th - April 2nd, 2023 Click here to register The jhanas are eight progressive altered states of consciousness which can be reached through meditation practice. There are four initial states that meditators can experience through guided insight practice. Each of these states of awareness have been found to yield a deeper, more subtle awareness than the previous one. The jhanas themselves are not awakening— they are a skillful means for stilling the mind. They are attainable by anyone who devotes the time and sincerity of practice necessary to realize them. Jhana practice is helpful for gaining the deep insights necessary for ending personal suffering. The jhanas are an advanced practice in Buddhist meditation. In this retreat, we will be studying those Eight Jhanas and ...continue reading "Jhana Retreat(March 30-April 2nd/2023)- Developing Tranquil States of Mind"
May 25th to 28th, 2023 (Thursday 5:00 PM to Sunday 3:00 PM) Registration Due Date: Friday, April 21st, 2022 Click here to register The Seven Factors of Awakening are qualities cultivated on the path to liberating of the mind. These seven factors refer to both psychological qualities we can develop as well as practices to be undertaken. When fully developed, they are know as the seven jewels of Buddhist practice. Developing The Seven Factors of Awakening will help us to have peace of mind. Guidance and practice in this retreat will be focused on these factors. Seven Factors of Awakening (Saptha Bojjangha) Mindfulness (Sati), to maintain awareness of reality, in particular the teachings. Investigation of the nature of reality (Damma Vichaya). Energy (Virya), determination, effort. Joy or ...continue reading "Finding Peace of Mind"