Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Teacher Training – Level 2

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Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Teacher Training Level 2 - Buddhist Psychology

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Teacher Training – Level 2
8 Week Training, Live In-Person & Zoom, Includes Recordings
Wednesdays from 7:00 – 9:00 PM
March 6 – April 24, 2024
Tuition: $250 CAD

Prerequisite: In order to earn your Level 2 certification, you must complete the Level 1 Meditation Teacher Training course. However, you are able to register and attend the Level 2 course before having completed Level 1, but you must be registered for the Level 1 online course concurrently. If you have any questions, please contact Timmie at [email protected].

Register for the Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Teacher Training Level 1 Certification to fulfill your prerequisite.

Advance Your Meditation Practice and Explore Buddhist Psychology

We are delighted to invite you to enroll in the Level 2 course of the esteemed Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Teacher Training program, offered exclusively at Gaden Samten Ling Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Society.

If you have completed the Level 1 Certification and are eager to further your understanding of Tibetan Buddhism by learning about the fundamentals of Buddhist Psychology, this course is tailor-made for you.

Led by the highly-respected Spiritual Teacher, Kushok Lobsang Dhamchoe, this Level 2 training delves into the intricacies of Buddhist Psychology. You will explore the profound connection between the mind, breath, and emotions, and discover practical techniques to tame your mind and maintain focus.

Throughout the course, Kushok will impart his boundless knowledge and provide insights into various aspects of Buddhist psychology. You will be guided through breathing exercises, experiential practices, and discussions on how to effectively facilitate meditation sessions with different groups and individuals. Moreover, you will have the unique opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions through the Q&A sessions, where Kushok will address any queries or concerns you may have.

Level 1 Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Teacher Training Students

Embrace the opportunity to explore Buddhist psychology on a deeper level and gain invaluable skills to assist others on their paths to self-discovery and inner peace. Register today!

This course is ideal for:

  • Teachers and educators
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Wellness professionals
  • Anybody with an interest in learning Buddhist meditation!

This course will be facilitated live in-person and over Zoom. All students will receive access to Zoom recordings.

Course Details

This comprehensive course combines practical breathing meditation techniques with profound teachings on Buddhist philosophy, specifically focusing on the Five Aggregates. You will learn the first Four of the Six Types of Breathing Meditation Techniques along with the Advanced 6 Naropa Breathing Technique. These techniques are meticulously designed to enhance your meditation practice and help you attain a deeper level of mindfulness.

The objectives of this course are as follows:

  1. Deepen your meditation practice: Gain a deeper understanding of how to elevate your meditation practice and explore the subtle realms of consciousness.
  2. Cultivate mindfulness through breathing: Develop a solid foundation in practicing mindfulness breathing, enabling you to maintain focus and clarity throughout your meditation sessions.
  3. Transform your breath and remove obstacles: Discover techniques to harness the power of your breath and navigate through the gross level of emotions, mental delusions, physical discomfort, and mental distress.
  4. Explore subtle qualities of the mind: Begin the practice of allowing your mind to reveal its subtle and profound qualities, opening doors to new levels of insight and understanding.
  5. Understand the motivating factors behind behavior: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the delusions and virtues that influence your thoughts, actions, and behaviors.
  6. Distinguish relaxation from meditation: Master the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to differentiate between relaxation and meditation, enabling you to cultivate a truly meditative state of mind.

It is important to note that the outcomes and benefits of this course are directly correlated to the effort and commitment each individual puts into their practice. The more dedicated you are to exploring these teachings and implementing them in your daily life, the more profound and transformative your experience will be.

Enroll now in the Level 2 course of the Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Teacher Training program and unlock the hidden potential within yourself. Embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and gain the tools to guide others towards a path of peace and enlightenment.Register today!

Prerequisite

In order to earn your Level 2 certification, you must complete the Level 1 Meditation Teacher Training course. However, you are able to register and attend the Level 2 course before having completed Level 1, but you must be registered for the Level 1 online course concurrently. If you have any questions, please contact Timmie at [email protected].

Click here to register for the Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Teacher Training Level 1 Certification to fulfill your prerequisite.

YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

Kushok Lobsang Dhamchoe Gaden Samten Ling Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Society

Kushok Lobsang Dhamchöe is the Spiritual Director of Gaden Samten Ling Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Society in Edmonton, AB, Canada. He is a Tibetan Buddhist monk and meditation teacher who studied and served for over 30 years at the personal monastery of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in in Dharamsala, India – Namgyal Tantric College.

Kushok’s warm hearted nature and humourous teaching style attracts students from all walks of life. His teachings on mindfulness meditation, calm abiding meditation, vajrayana meditation, Gelugpa Buddhist philosophy, compassion, and secular ethics are always in high demand.

Take advantage of this opportunity to benefit from Kushok’s wisdom and experience. To learn more, please read Kushok’s full bio.

TUITION:

We are offering this course for $250 CAD. This fee includes:

  • The opportunity to learn from a highly-trained Tibetan Buddhist monk and teacher
  • 8 weeks of live instruction, including Q&A
  • Lifetime access to class recordings
  • All required course materials
  • A Certificate of Completion (PDF)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:

Please register by Friday, March 1, 2024.

REFUND POLICY:

An individual may receive a refund, less a $10.00 administration fee, if they request the refund from the Society Office by email, before 2:00 PM the day after the first class.

REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION:

In order to receive a Certificate of Completion, all students must attend and participate in all 8 classes, whether in-person or online. If a student misses a class, they have the option to watch the video replay in order to fulfill this requirement.

IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE:

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.

VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE:

All registered students will receive the Zoom link to the course, as well as LIFETIME ACCESS to class recordings. Please note that it is not required to be a member in order to receive recordings to this course; Students must be registered in this course to receive recordings, as they will be saved on a separate platform.

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