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Mindfulness and Meditation – Teachers training program

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. To sign up for the program, use this link 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 educating our ...continue reading "Mindfulness and Meditation – Teachers training program"

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Enhancing Self-Love (January 12th-15th, 2023)

January 12th to 15th, 2023 (Thursday 5:00 PM to Sunday 3:00 PM) Registration Due Date: Saturday, December 24th, 2022 Click here to register What comes to mind when you think of the word “love”? Perhaps a close friend or family member. Maybe it’s associated with your favorite childhood house or your passions and hobbies. Love for those things may come easily for us, but what about loving ourselves? When was the last time you have felt self-love? Have you ever felt it? If you could maintain self-love, what do you think you could accomplish with it? These are the topics we will be focusing on in this retreat. During this retreat, we will be learning to enhance self-love so that we may become the best version of ...continue reading "Enhancing Self-Love (January 12th-15th, 2023)"

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Beyond Mindfulness-Retreat (May25-28/2023)

May 25th to 28th, 2023 (Thursday 5:00 PM to Sunday 3:00 PM) Registration Due Date: Saturday, December 24th, 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. 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) also determination, effort Joy or rapture (Piti) Relaxation or tranquility (Passaddi) of both body and mind Concentration, (Samashi) a calm, one-pointed state of mind,[1] or clear awareness ...continue reading "Beyond Mindfulness-Retreat (May25-28/2023)"

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Jhana Retreat(March 30-April 2nd/2023)- Developing tranquillity states of the mind

March 30th - April 2nd, 2023 Registration Due Date: March 1st 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 ...continue reading "Jhana Retreat(March 30-April 2nd/2023)- Developing tranquillity states of the mind"

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