THIS IS BOTH an online event and an in-person event. Attend in person, or by Zoom!
Practicing Mindfulness Meditation is an eye-opener for many of us; after learning how to practice basic quiet sitting meditation (called Shamatha in Sanskrit), we discover our unseen thoughts and motivations and feel inspired to make changes in our lives.
This one-day retreat will give us a chance to focus on Dharma practice and deepen our connection to the basic sanity and goodness of sitting meditation.
KTC Meditation Instructor Chuck Drake will lead meditation sessions, and Lama Tom Broadwater will be available for meditation instruction interviews, to help participants make a strong connection with their practice.
The program will be offered both in-person at the KTC and via Zoom to our at-home Zoom audience and distance sangha.
Those attending in person should bring a sack lunch. Water, coffee and tea will be provided.
To promote a mindful atmosphere, Functional Talking (for necessary things) will be observed.
ABOUT TICKETS: Our Columbus KTC Facebook event listing for this event says tickets are free, but we would appreciate a donation to benefit Columbus KTC’s operations fund during this time. You can make a donation large or small – it is all appreciated!
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE financial means, or have difficulty registering online, please write email@example.com and she will register you at no cost.
Students participating through Zoom must have an internet connection, email capability, and download the Zoom application in order to attend. Zoom software is available here: https://zoom.us
Can’t attend but want to help KTC’s operations fund?
Hop on over to our Donation Page:
SHAMATHA SATURDAY SCHEDULE:
9:30 AM – Opening chants and instruction
10 – 11:30 –Sitting Meditation and Walking Meditation, with short readings
11:30 AM – Lunch (bring sack lunch)
12 Noon – Opening chants and Instruction
12:30 PM – Sitting Meditation and Walking Meditation, with short readings
2 PM – Closing chants and dedication
ABOUT LAMA TOM:
Lama Tom Broadwater became a student of Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche in1999. He completed a 3-year retreat in 2012. He currently serves as an Associate Lama at Columbus Karma Thegsum Chöling Buddhist Meditation Center in Columbus OH. Coal miner 4 years. Social worker and social administrator 35 years. Married 45 years. Father of two daughters and 3 grandchildren.