Meditation: Creating a Peaceful Mind with Elaine Jackson @ Diamond Light Tibetan Buddhist Group, Sacramento [from 10 to 17 April]

Meditation: Creating a Peaceful Mind with Elaine Jackson


25
10 - 17
April
18:30 - 20:30

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Diamond Light Tibetan Buddhist Group
2791 24th Street, Room 14, Sacramento, California 95818
Meditation: Creating a Peaceful Mind with Elaine Jackson

Mind, or consciousness, is at the heart of Buddhist theory and practice, and for the last two-and-a-half thousand years meditators have been investigating and using it as a means of transcending unsatisfactory existence and achieving perfect peace. It is said that all happiness, ordinary and sublime, is achieved by understanding and transforming our own mind. Mind is the seed of everything.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama said that «meditation is to build up a beneficial state of mind through the power of attentive repetition.» We will unpack this seemingly simple statement. What's a beneficial state of mind? What's attentive repetition? How do we overcome obstacles?

We will share techniques and antidotes, keeping it lively. We'll practice. Practice in Buddhism means meditation. We'll meditate.

2 Tuesday’s 4/10 and 4/17 6:30-8:30pm

At Diamond Light Meditation Center
2417 24th Street Room 14, Sacramento CA 95819
Parking lot in back, ADA accessible

diamondlightsac.org

Suggested donation: $10-$20 per class, No one turned away for lack of funds. Pay online: diamondlightsac.org/donate/, or check/cash at the door.

Elaine Jackson is a founding member of Vajrapani Institute and has been a student of Tibetan Buddhism since 1977, studying with many of the greatest Buddhist teachers of our time. Every year for 12 years she engaged in a month-long solitary meditation retreat to deepen her practice.

She served as Executive Director of Vajrapani Institute for over five years just prior to entering a three-year meditation retreat completed in April, 2014. She lives a contemplative life off-the-grid in the Santa Cruz mountains while offering Dharma teachings and meditation support.
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