Quieting the Mind: Shamatha Meditation and Its Place on the Spiritual Path | Venerable Amy Miller
June 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
About this workshop
This class introduces Calm Abiding (Shamatha) meditation and explores its role in our spiritual evolution. For beginner or advanced practitioners, Shamatha helps us gain more control over our distracted minds and, once attained, is the key to our developing the correct view of reality. Appropriate for all levels.
About Venerable Amy Miller
Venerable Amy J. Miller (Ven. Lobsang Chodren) first encountered Tibetan Buddhism in the spring of 1987 during a course at Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Since then, she has spent a great deal of time engaged in meditation retreats, study, teaching, and Buddhist centre management throughout the world. Venerable Amy was ordained as a Buddhist nun in June 2000 by the great Tibetan master, Ven. Choden Rinpoche, and has been teaching extensively since 1992. Her teaching style emphasizes a practical approach to integrating Buddhist philosophy into everyday life. She is happy to help people connect with meditation and mindfulness in an effort to gain a refreshing perspective on normally stressful living. Amy’s courses and retreats focus on establishing and maintaining a meditation and mindfulness practice, death and dying, overcoming anxiety and depression, battling addiction, dealing with self-esteem issues, and cultivating compassion and loving kindness. She is also often involved in leading a variety of retreats. Venerable Amy is the co-author of Buddhism in a Nutshell – and a contributor to Living in the Path, a series of online courses produced by FPMT. Based in the United States, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Venerable Amy teaches and leads retreats and pilgrimages around the world.
Recordings of the sessions will be made available to those who have registered shortly after the event.
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