Category Archives: Practice

Darshan and Shaktipat

“Darshan” means being in the radiating presence of a realized holy person or an image of a Deity. Shaktipat is a transmission of Truth, or an empowerment of pathways to true, conferred from an adept to an aspirant. Continue reading

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Meditation 101 – 202

    Meditation 101 – 202. 3 sessions over 4 weeks – meditation method facilitated by Gary Justice in Toronto downtown west.

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Hara Breathing For Fun & Profit

Gary Justice presentation to Samagra CYA Meditation Teacher Training Program at Bliss Haven Retreat Centre (July 16, 2012). Hara Breathing for Fun and Profit An Overview of Insight Meditation Premise – true relaxation naturally leads to meditation, measurable by awareness of abdominal breathing. Here we … Continue reading

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Make Your Practice Your Own.

It is proposed in some lineages of Tibetan Buddhism that one entering meditation should choose an object of observation that will help to quell their most habitual tendency. In his book “Calm Abiding and Special Insight” (1998)  Lama Geshe Gedun … Continue reading

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