Mookshi Meditation Series with Tim Krupar

Mookshi Meditation Series with Tim Krupar

Over the course of 4 weeks participants will be introduced to and guided through 4 different traditional Buddhist meditation techniques; body scan, loving kindness, mindfulness on breathing, and walking meditation.

In addition to practicing the techniques, topics of discussion will cover the basics of finding a comfortable sitting position, the nature of the mind and how suffering arises, the common hindrances and how to overcome them, and tips for maintaining a regular home practice. Each session will be 90 minutes in length and conclude with opportunities for questions & answers.

The pre-registration cost for all 4 sessions is $60 and highly encouraged. Drop-ins at $20 a class will be welcomed on the condition that participants arrive 15 minutes prior to class in order to determine a comfortable sitting position.

To register use the "find tickets" link!No previous experience is necessary. Participants are welcome to bring their own cushions/benches but meditation cushions will be provided. It is recommended to wear loose fitting, comfortable clothing, and we kindly ask that participants refrain from wearing any fragrances.

Tim has been studying and practicing Buddhism with the monastics of the Pittsburgh Buddhist Center for the last 8 years. He has undergone hundreds of hours of meditation in silent retreat settings, as well as residing/retreating at 2 different Theravadan Buddhist forest monasteries in the US. With the blessing of the Abbot of the Pittsburgh Buddhist Center, Tim offers meditation workshops at Yoga studios and businesses throughout the area.

For more visit sitandbreathe.com.

Session I - 9/2/16- Discuss the nature of the mind/how suffering arises- Finding a comfortable sitting position- Guided body scan meditation- Guided into breathing meditation- Post meditation stretches- Q & A

Session II - 9/9/16- Discuss the five hindrances and their antidotes- Guided body scan meditation- Guided loving kindness meditation- Guided into breathing meditation- Post meditation stretches- Q & A

Session III - 9/16/16- Discuss the importance of a regular home practice- Guided body scan meditation- Guided loving kindness meditation- Walking meditation- Guided into breathing meditation- Post meditation stretches- Q & A

Session IV - 9/23/16- Guided body scan meditation- Mindful stretching- Guided loving kindness meditation- Walking meditation- Guided into breathing meditation- Post meditation stretches- Q & A

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