Mon, 30 Nov 2020, 19:00 until Fri, 11 Dec 2020, 08:00 CET, 5 meditation classes per week
Embark with us on a singular Zen meditation journey …
On this “one of many type” course based mostly on the traditional Zen story “The Ten Bulls of Zen” which has survived all through the centuries, you’ll dive right into a easy, but very profound course of in the direction of your Self Realisation.
The story follows the journey of a younger zen disciple looking for Self Realisation (Enlightenment). Every session will introduce a stage of his inspiring journey. We might be following his footprints, from the start of his ‘search’ to the stage of his full Self realisation and return to each day life.
Each session might be accompanied by a singular Zen poem/koan and historic Zen image that will help you to attach with the theme.The backbone of the session might be a guided meditation associated to the particular stage of the journey.
Peter will information you into meditation along with his wealthy and comforting voice, utilizing the narrative of the Apply of Presence method, a mild, easy, but efficient steering into the right here and now. You’ll dive into to the profound simplicity of realising the essence of the story, of figuring out your genuine nature.
You’ll improve your capacity to be current, grounded, relaxed and empowered at any time, wherever you might be and in by any means you might be doing.
No meditation expertise is important because the story will carry you into the core of the Zen teachings that aren’t an idea of the thoughts, however a direct expertise of your Genuine Being.
*All classes might be dwell with the entry to the recording for 48hrs, so even in the event you can not all the time make it to the category, you’ll not miss a factor!
“Barefooted and bare of breast, I mingle with the individuals of the world. My garments are ragged and dust-laden, and I’m ever blissful. I exploit no magic to increase my life; Now, earlier than me, the useless bushes grow to be alive.” (from Ten Bulls of Zen)
This course will convey you:
- A deeper grounding in your capability to be absolutely current within the second
- A profound connection to your Being, the house inside which can’t be described or resolved by the thoughts
- Higher connection together with your physique, instinct, feelings and spirit and a relaxed thoughts
- Extra power, flowering creativity and higher focus
- Extra leisure, much less stress and nervousness
- An enhanced capacity to step right into a meditative house at any time throughout your day
- Use of a singular method to the Apply of Presence
- Distinctive option to step into meditation by way of notion and contemplation of the photographs, poems and koans
You might be warmly invited to affix us on this 2-week zen journey to your self fulfilment. There might be 5 lessons every week, 3 within the morning and a pair of within the night.
Every session might be recorded and accessible to view after the meditation for 48 hours. You might be invited to affix the total 10 day course (advisable) or be part of on a weekly bases.
DATES AND SCHEDULE:
MORNING SESSIONS (7.00 – 7.45 CET) each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
dates: 1st, third, 4th, eighth, tenth and eleventh of December
EVENING SESSIONS (19.00 – 19.45) each Monday and Wednesday
dates: thirtieth of November and 2nd, seventh, ninth of December
Morning classes (7:00 to 7:45am CET)
Meditating in the beginning of the day can convey many advantages to your well being and wellbeing. It helps you to set your self up for the day forward, no matter that could be. If you may get right into a each day morning follow, even for couple minutes, you may be shocked at how a lot calmer, centered, energised and inventive you are feeling in your day. Every morning you may be launched to a brand new koan/story. We advocate to convey the koan which you’ll be launched within the morning session additionally to your day to accompany you (keep in mind it couple instances).
Night classes (19:00 to 19:45 CET)
Closing the day with the meditation is the easiest way to calm down after your working day and course of any challenges it might convey. It helps you to return again to your self, to re-center, revitalise and get new insights. Night meditation additionally improves the standard of your sleep, so you are feeling extra rested for the approaching day. We advocate to repeat the koan from the night session earlier than you fell asleep, so it will probably get rooted in you.
*In your ‘free’ days, we extremely advocate to follow by yourself, to construct your routine and deepen your course of in the direction of the enlightenment.
‘Sitting silently, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself’.
Zen began in China within the sixth century by discarding all written spiritual doctrines and philosophy. It’s a path of pure being, of fully holding the eye within the current second. Over the centuries what has survived are pleasant koans, poems and tales that got to college students by Zen Masters to expertise direct fact by way of contemplation and self consciousness.
A koan is usually a quick story, a dialog, a picture, a fraction of a music which fairly than train you accompanies you to reach to self realisation. koans can’t be understood or solved by thoughts, they don’t present options or solutions. Quite, they open the gate to see by way of the veil of our illusions concerning the actuality of our Being . It’s stated that you just don’t select the koan – the koan chooses you.
A typical instance of a koan: ‘Sitting silently, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself’.
Easy methods to use koans:
- let the koan ‘land’ in you (you may repeat the koan for your self a few instances), make it your companion
- don’t attempt to resolve the koan, let the koan merely settle in you, transferring into your meditation, into your physique, your emotions
- drop any expectations – the reply won’t ever be as you anticipate. Don’t choose your self, criticize. Drop all ‘shoulds’
- be fully open, give house to something that arises
- observe the koan and let the koan observe you all through your day
‘Ten Bulls of Zen’
‘Ten Bulls’ or ‘Ten Ox Herding Footage’ (Chinese language: shíniú 十牛 , Japanese: jūgyū 十牛図 , korean: sipwoo 십우) is a sequence of quick poems and drawings which the Zen custom makes use of to explain the progress of a disciple in the direction of his Self Realisation and Enlightenment.
Meditation is a gateway to your distinctive Self, the nonetheless and peaceable centre within the hurricane of the relentless stream of ideas and tales. It’s the pure supply of your inside peace, knowledge, power, creativity and pleasure which is your genuine nature.
Self realisation has been described as a journey that takes us deep inside ourselves to uncover these distinctive and divine traits. The ’10 bulls of Zen’ is a journey to the very core of your Being, your existence. This direct expertise is called a Satori, a Zen time period for a glimpse of Enlightenment.
Peter is an skilled religious information with greater than 35 years of expertise in self discovery and religious steering. He divides his time internet hosting Meditation and Self Consciousness Retreats and Workshops in Europe and creating Guided Meditation and Acutely aware Music recordings.
Peter is a founding father of The Drunken Monk undertaking connecting spirituality with each day life, utilizing instruments corresponding to guided meditation recordings, Enlightenment Intensive course of, Self Consciousness retreats and workshops.
“Above the clouds of the thoughts, there’s a clear blue sky. I’ll meet you there…” Peter
Appropriate for all – new to meditation, intermediate and skilled.
All classes might be approx. 45 minutes lengthy.
Every session might be recorded and accessible to view after the meditation for 48 hours, so even when occasionally you can’t be part of dwell, you’ll not miss a factor!
Be sure to are in a quiet place the place you’ll not be disturbed. You could want to improve your setting, gentle a candle, have quiet background music able to play once we are meditating, maintain a crystal, diffuse some important oil, or set the temper in any manner you desire to.
Please entry your hyperlink to the zoom room 5 minutes earlier than so we’re prepared to start out on time.
You’ll be able to select to affix the entire two week course or buy a one week cross within the ‘tickets’ part. Please, observe the BOOK NOW button on high of this web page.
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“It’s stated that you just don’t select the koan – the koan chooses you.”
Ten Bulls of Zen photographs: Writer: Tenshō Shūbun 1414 to 1463. These photographs are within the public area. These works has been recognized as being freed from identified restrictions underneath copyright legislation, together with all associated and neighboring rights. Additional data on these photographs and their copyright standing will be discovered right here: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oxherding_pictures,_No._10.jpg
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