This community supports and practice early Buddhist meditative training methodology and practices originally taught by the Buddha. He called it harmonious endeavor or traditionally known as "right effort", The 5th element in the Buiddha´s 8-fold path. This approach to meditation is unlke any other meditation technique commonly practiced today. This forumla can be applied to diverse objects of meditation including breath and phyical sensations. In his discourses, the Buddha taught how this harmonious endeavor acts upon the central nervous system to decondition the causes of anxiety, fear, and stress that result in unhappiness and suffering. The goal is to cultivate contentment and ease in every moment of our lives.
Accelerated and Introductory
Accelerated group practice is specifically formatted for those experienced in deep meditative equanimity and extended practice times. See the Six Rs page for more information.
Introductory class series are scheduled in the North Bay annually at various locations. Instruction provides beginner and long time meditators clearer understanding how we unconsciously create the majority of our unhappiness and offers a means to decondition habitual patterns by applying specific understanding about how this happens and meditative techniques to transform it. By applying specific Buddha;s earlier principles and practices, conflict and reactivity easily dissolve resulting in contentment and well being for people with active lifestyles.
Instruction and guidance is available with one-on-one coaching and group instruction. This introductory program is tailored for affinity groups and meditation communities with specific interests in theory and skill development.
Six Rs and more...
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Hawaii and Marin
Group meditation practice and classes are available in Hawaii and Marin.
• suspened due to the lava flow
• Class series location to be announced
• Hosted by Scott Jordan and North Bay Sangha
Spring classes will be announced.
Enhance your practice with weekly call-in sessions hosted with Scott Jordan. This is oriented for anyone to accelerate progress and enjoyment in meditation . Text or call 415.250.5294.
March 27-April 5, 2018, California
Bhante Vimalaramsi (open)
June 27-July 3, 2018 California
Doug Kraft (open)