Lamrim Retreat: The New Meditation Handbook (Jan 3-17)

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with teachings & meditations guided by Gen Kelsang Norbu
Sunday, January 3 – Sunday, January 17
offered by Kadampa Meditation Center Fort Lauderdale: www.MeditateInFortLauderdale.org

Whole Retreat (Zoom livestream plus video replay available through January 31): $200/person, Standard members $100, Plus members free
Single Sessions (livestream only): $10/person/session, Standard members $5, Plus members free

*Please note: We are offering this retreat via Zoom livestream. After you submit payment, you will receive an email with links to the meetings. These links are for your personal use only. Video recordings will also be available for people who register for the whole retreat, through January 31*

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Discounted pricing available for Standard/Plus members. Members please log in before booking.

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“Lamrim” means the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. This retreat will go through one complete cycle of the Lamrim presentation in the book The New Meditation Handbook. This book presents a Lamrim cycle of twenty-one meditations.

Recommended reading: The New Meditation Handbook by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Download here – https://tharpa.com/us/the-new-meditation-handbook.html

Session times and topics
Sunday, January 3

2:00-3:30pm – Our precious human life
4:30-6pm – Death and impermanence
Monday, January 4
8:30-10am – The dangers of lower rebirth and refuge practice
4:00-5:30pm – Actions and their effects
Tuesday, January 5
8:30-10am – Developing renunciation, using the first four contemplations: birth, sickness, aging, and death
4:00-5:30pm – Developing renunciation, using the remaining three contemplations
Wednesday, January 6
8:30-10am – Developing renunciation, using all seven contemplations
4:00-5:30pm – Developing renunciation, using all seven contemplations
Thursday, January 7
8:30-10am – Developing equanimity
4:00-5:30pm – Recognizing that all living beings are our mothers
Friday, January 8
8:30-10am – Remembering the kindness of living beings
7:00-8:30pm – Equalizing self and others
Saturday, January 9
11:00am-12:15pm – The disadvantages of self-cherishing
1:45-3pm – The advantages of cherishing others
Monday, January 11
8:30-10am – Exchanging self with others
4:00-5:30pm – Great compassion
Tuesday, January 12
8:30-10am – Taking
4:00-5:30pm – Wishing love
Wednesday, January 13
8:30-10am – Giving
4:00-5:30pm – Bodhichitta
Thursday, January 14
8:30-10am – Tranquil abiding, using bodhichitta as our meditation object
4:00-5:30pm – Tranquil abiding, using bodhichitta as our meditation object
Friday, January 15
8:30-10am – Tranquil abiding, using bodhichitta as our meditation object
7:00-8:30pm – Tranquil abiding, using bodhichitta as our meditation object
Saturday, January 16
11:00am-12:15pm – Superior seeing, meditation on emptiness
1:45-3pm – Superior seeing, meditation on emptiness
Sunday, January 17
2:00-3:30pm – Superior seeing, meditation on emptiness
4:30-6pm – Relying upon a Spiritual Guide


Registration Policy: If you cancel 24 hours prior to the start of the event we will refund all except 25%. If you cancel on, or after, the event, no refunds are given. Exceptions may be made in circumstances such as sickness or bereavement; you should apply by e-mail to ad@meditateinfortlauderdale.org within 2 weeks of the end of the Event. Any non-refunded fees arising from cancellations are donated to the NKT-IKBU International Temples Project.