The Levels and Paths of Meditation

  • Applied Meditation part 4 – Conclusion
  • The nine stages of developing meditative concentration.
  • The six meditative powers to achieve.
  • The four modes of focus to develop.
  • Walking through the path, we start with no experience with meditation. By building meditation techniques in the correct sequence, anyone can learn to master this skill.
  • Shamatha and Vipashyana – quietude and insight.

Taught by Mojohito Tchudi in Chico, California on April 13th, 2017.

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Meditation Obstacles and Antidotes

  • The five obstacles to meditation.
  • The antidotes to the obstacles to meditation.
  • Lam Rim: Review steps shared with practitioners of medium scope.
  • The qualities of samsara: suffering life.
  • The causes of suffering.
  • How to get out of samsara and achieve nirvana.

Taught by Mojohito Tchudi in Chico, California on January 26th, 2017.

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The Root of the Path

  • The six conditions of an ideal meditation environment.
  • The eight parts of ideal meditation posture.
  • Introduction to the Lam Rim: Tibetan Buddhist enlightenment engine.
  • How to find a Teacher, and how to treat them.
  • Taking the opportunity of leisure and fortune.
  • Getting in gear: imminence of death.

Taught by Mojohito Tchudi in Chico, California on December 1st, 2016.

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Guided Meditation – The Preliminaries

Guided meditation covering the traditional Tibetan Buddhist Preliminary practices:

  • Seven point meditation posture
  • Refuge and motivation
  • Visualize the Teacher
  • Gathering virtue
  • Purify obstacles
  • Rejoice in goodness
  • Request teachings
  • Request Teacher to stay
  • Dedication

Led by Mojohito von Tchudi in Chico, California on November 10th, 2016.

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Applied Meditation

  • Meditation terminology from Sanskrit and Tibetan, defined in plain English.
  • Review different types of meditation.
  • Overview of the different parts of meditation, including environment, posture, and object.
  • Learn the Six Preliminaries and Seven Ingredients of traditional Tibetan Buddhist meditation practice.

Taught by Mojohito von Tchudi in Chico, California on November 10th, 2016.

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Disproving Appearances

  • Identifying the object we wrongly believe exists. Got ya!
  • Metaphors for experiencing emptiness directly: the magic show.
  • Logical proof for emptiness: the one or many analysis.
  • Deconstructing causation.
  • The reasoning of interdependence.

Taught by Mojohito von Tchudi in Chico, California on October 13th, 2016.

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Entering Nirvana

  • Defining nirvana, the achievement of permanent peace.
  • Breaking down the four divisions or aspects of nirvana.
  • Describing the three main parts to the method for achieving nirvana.
  • Why cultivating ethics is necessary to achieve peace.

Taught by Mojohito von Tchudi in Chico, California on September 1st, 2016.

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The Power of Compassion

  • Defining bodhicitta and bodhisattva.
  • The relationship between compassion and bodhicitta.
  • The five stages of a bodhisattva’s evolution.
  • Techniques for developing bodhicitta.

Taught by Mojohito von Tchudi in Chico, California on August 11th, 2016.

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What Can Protect You

  • Exploring how we protect ourselves from suffering.
  • Examining what things can protect us, and what things cannot.
  • Looking at how enlightenment, the path to reach enlightenment, and the community of practitioners who aim for this goal can offer real protection.
  • How practitioners of lesser, middle, and greater scopes seek shelter.
  • Taking refuge in your eventual enlightenment.

Taught by Mojohito von Tchudi in Chico, California on July 14th, 2016.

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Hacking Reality

  • Deceptive reality vs. ultimate reality.
  • Three different views of interdependence.
  • What no-self does and does not mean.
  • Relationship between causality and emptiness.
  • Applying emptiness in your daily life

Taught by Mojohito von Tchudi in Chico, California on June 9th, 2016.

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