Anapanasati Sutta Meditation Practice Group

  • 16 Feb 2021
  • 20 Jul 2021
  • 6 sessions
  • 16 Feb 2021, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (EST)
  • 16 Mar 2021, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (EDT)
  • 20 Apr 2021, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (EDT)
  • 18 May 2021, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (EDT)
  • 15 Jun 2021, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (EDT)
  • 20 Jul 2021, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (EDT)
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Anapanasati Sutta Meditation Practice Group

Six Monthly Zoom Sessions, Commencing February 16, 2021


Overview: This six segment monthly program was developed in response to feedback during Red Clay Sangha's Fall 2020 Study Session on the Anapanasati Sutta. It is designed to help participants move more deeply into the practices described in the Anapanasati Sutta.

When: Third Tuesday of the month, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., commencing Tuesday February 16, 2021.

How: Via Zoom using this link to join. Alternatively, go to https://zoom.us/, click the links to enter a meeting, and enter meeting ID 742-046-943 password 076141.

Session Format :

6:30 - 7:05 p.m.: Discussion/Presentation/Q&A etc.

7:05 - 7:55 p.m.: Sitting Meditation

7:55 - 8:30 p.m.: Discussion/Presentation/Q&A etc.

Tentative Topic Schedule by Session Date:

February 16

Welcome and Introductions

Orientation

Sutta Pt. 1 & 2: Breathing Mechanics and Energy

March 16

Overview of Anapanasati Sutta

Approach Taken in this Program

Sutta Pt. 3 & 4: Breath Energy and the Body

April 20
Sutta Pt. 5 & 6: Rapture, Absorption and the Jhanas
May 18
Sutta Pt. 7 & 8: The Narrative Ends
June 15
Sutta Pt. 9 - 12: Dropping off Body-Mind
July 20

Sutta Pt. 13 - 16: Insight,

Making it Real, Bringing into Daily Life

(Specific details may change.)

The study package from the 2020 session include the Anapanasati Sutta and other materials useful for this program

Registration, Attendance and Questions: This is designed as an integrated six part program. It is expected that participants will attend the full program, both for the integrity of the practice and out of respect for other participants. If you would like to register, have questions about being unable to attend a session (make up sessions can be provided where appropriate), or have questions about any other matter, please email Gareth Young.

Gareth Young has been with Red Clay Sangha since its founding. He has formally studied in both the Insight and Zen traditions and his practice is informed by these and other branches of Buddhism, as well as other spiritual practices and other faiths. His approach to practice is intentionally inclusive, open and welcoming.

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