Days of Mindfulness 2017-2018

Days of Mindfulness 2017-2018 (in French) including an English Dharma Talk optional between 11:45 - 12:45
 at MPC-IPCAM, 6000 Côte-des-Neiges, #110-115, Mtl

For English Teachings Online: eTalks 2017-2018

Our Days of Mindfulness are integrated with the Order of Inter-Being activities held once a month on Saturday. *Registration 8h30. Beginning: 9h

The Fifty Verses on the Nature of Consciousness and the Forty Tenets 

Sept 16, 2017:        The Fifty Verses on the Nature of Consciousness and the Forty Tenets - Introduction
Nov 18th:                The Qualtity of our Life
Jan 20th, 2018:      The Mind Gardener
Feb 24th:                Sense Consciousness
March 17th:            True Mind
June 16th:              Transformation at the base (to be confirmed)

What to bring:

  • your true presence and a vegetarian lunch (preferably cold)
  • clean socks (we avoid walking barefoot in the Zendo)
  • comfortable clotfor sitting meditation and mindfulness movements
  • appropriate clothes for walking meditation outside
  • a sweater or blanket for relaxation

Contribution
40$ for the day (Herbal or regular tea, coffee, biscuits and snacks available)
50% reduction for full-time students with presentation of an official card.

Standard schedule:

08:30-09:00: Registration
09:00-10:00: guided sitting meditation and reading
10:00-10:15: pause
10:15-11:15: teaching (in French)
11:15-11:30: pause
11:45-12:45: eTalk in English by Chân Huy (optional)
or                  walking meditation outside
12:45-13:00: preparation for lunch
13:00-14:00  silent mindful meal
14:00-14:15: mindful movements
14:15-14:30  guided sitting meditation
14:30-15:45: dharma discussion - sharing
15:45-16:00: tea break
16:00-16:30: total relaxation
16:30-16:45: evaluation
16:45:            Mindful cleaning

Do not miss :

25 June 2018 - 13:00 : Méditation du lundi PM
25 June 2018 - 19:00 : Méditation du lundi
27 June 2018 - 19:00 : Méditation du mercredi
28 June 2018 - 19:00 : Thursday evening meditation
02 July 2018 - 13:00 : Méditation du lundi PM
02 July 2018 - 18:00 : Rencontre d'information
02 July 2018 - 19:00 : Méditation du lundi
05 July 2018 - 19:00 : Thursday evening meditation
09 July 2018 - 13:00 : Méditation du lundi PM
09 July 2018 - 19:00 : Méditation du lundi
Just as vegetation is sensible to sunlight, mental formations are sensitive to mindfulness. Mindfulness is the energy that can embrace and transform all mental formations. Mindfulness helps us leave behind "upside-down perceptions" and wakes us up to what is happening.
- Thich Nhat Hanh