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Meditation Workshop

April 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Relaxing into simplicity using sound, energy, breath and mind
Presenter: Robert L. Leach

Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:30PM
Location: Gar Drolma Buddhist Learning and Meditation Center

Eight unique traditional meditation practices and techniques that can have profound liberating effects for anyone suffering from the pressures, speed, meaninglessness, and uncertainties often associated with living in a modern world.

The eight practices that will be presented:
·        Hearing the Bell
·        Zazen
·        Mixing mind with space
·        Meditation of nondoing
·        Sky gazing meditation
·        Sounding “A”
·        Sounding “HA”
·        Gurdjieff energy posture

Suggested donation $25-35.  
All donations go to the operation of Gar Drolma Buddhist Learning & Meditation Center. All are welcome to join the retreat no one is turned away for lack of funds. Please call us at (937) 252-2220 or email info@gardrolma.org.

Presenter Bio:

Robert L. Leach is a native of Dayton, Ohio and a graduate of the University of Vermont, with a degree in Behavioral Science.  An early interest in higher consciousness and meditation eventuated in 1973 in an interview with, and instruction in zazen from, Roshi Philip Kapleau, founder of the Zen Center in Rochester, New York. Robert received his first Tibetan Buddhist teaching and transmission in 1987 at the Claymont Society in Charlestown, West Virginia. Robert shares in his workshops techniques gleaned from over forty-five years of involvement in Zen, the teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff, and especially Tibetan Buddhism.

Resources

The Three Pillars of Zen, Roshi Philip Kapleau, Anchor Books, 1989

Learning Buddhism by the Venerable Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche; Printed at Chaman Enterprises 1063, Pataudi House, Darya Ganj, New Delhi, India [Available Here]

Stages of Meditation:Awakening the Mind by the Venerable Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche; Printed at Chaman Enterprises 1063, Pataudi House, Darya Ganj, New Delhi, India [Available Here]

Being Right Here: A Dzogchen Treasure Text of Nuden Dorje Entitled The Mirror of Clear Meaning by James Low (Snow Lion Publications) http://www.simplybeing.co.uk

Transcript: Gutenstein Retreat, Austria 15‐17 May 2009
Transcript: Cutting Free Without Losing Anything, James Low, Berlin, Germany, 7-8 May, 2011
(Available in archives at http://www.simplybeing.co.uk)

Dzogchen introduction by James Low. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wfxx-1uiXk

Presenter’s Teachers and Teaching Locations:

Roshi Philip Kapleau
Zen Center
Rochester, New York

Roshi Bhodin Kjolhede
Zen Center
Rochester, New York

Irmis B. Popoff
(Work of G. I. Gurdjieff, P.D. Ouspensky, and J. G. Bennett)
Pinnacle Group
Sea Cliff, Long Island

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Details

Date:
April 6
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Gar Drolma
Phone:
(937) 252-2220

Venue

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center
1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
(937) 252-2220

Details

Date:
April 6
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Gar Drolma
Phone:
(937) 252-2220

Venue

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center
1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
(937) 252-2220