Insight Meditation for Beginners


Insight Meditation for Beginners: An Introduction to Vipassana Meditation
January 18 – February 1, 2023
Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM MST
In-Person & Zoom
Investment: $45

Spiritual Director Kushok Lobsang Dhamchöe welcomes new and returning students to join him for a new 3-week introductory course, Insight Meditation for Beginners: An Introduction to Vipassana Meditation, beginning Wednesday, January 18, 2023.


Vipassana, commonly known as “Insight” or “Penetrative Insight”, is a Tibetan Buddhist technique of Analytical Meditation. In this introductory course, Kushok would like to introduce the practice of Vipassana, or Insight Meditation, to a general audience.

You will learn:

  • The historical background of this practice
  • The benefits of Insight Meditation, from both a Tibetan Buddhist and practical perspective
  • How and when to practice Insight Meditation

This course is open to all beginner and experienced meditators alike.


The course fee is $45 CAD.

It is Gaden Samten Ling’s policy that no one should be turned away due to lack of funds. If you feel you would benefit from this course but are unable to register for financial reasons, please contact Gillian at [email protected].

Refund Policy: An individual may receive a refund, less a $15 administration fee, if they request the refund from the Society Office by email, before 2:00 PM the day after the first class.


Please register by Friday, January 13. The Zoom link will be sent by Monday, January 16.


This course will be held at the Alberta Centre for Peace and Meditation, 11403-101 Street, Edmonton, AB T5G 2A9. Students are welcome to attend in person or online via Zoom.


For your convenience, all registered students will receive the Zoom link to the course. Members will have access to class recordings. Not a member? Join today!


We are using Zoom meetings to provide the Teachings and events online. We are recording these Zoom livestream events as videos. We may offer these videos online through our Membership Portal.

If you do not wish to have your face recorded during the Zoom livestream events, please turn off your camera.  If you have questions regarding how we are protecting personal information, please see our website at the link below. 

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Please note that we will be abiding by the current provincial guidelines regarding masking and physical distancing requirements. If you are feeling unwell, we kindly ask that you attend class virtually and join us in-person when you are not symptomatic.

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