7-Day Meditation Challenge

Mental Detox

Saturday, September 18 - Friday, September 24
Guided meditations watchable on demand, with Resident Teacher Trina Gunther

ABOUT THIS MEDITATION CHALLENGE

Although we want to be happy all the time, negative energy in our mind often causes us many problems. This negative energy, or negative karma, has a toxic effect on our life, keeping us locked into painful experiences and habits that seem so hard to avoid.

Buddha taught many methods to detox our mind of this negativity. Known as purification, these methods allow us to make our mind clean and pure, lifting this heavy burden of negativity. 

In this meditation challenge, we will focus on the special meditations to remove negative karma from our mind, which include the four powers of purification. As part of these we will learn a special Mantra which we can also use in our busy daily life.

By engaging in this challenge, we can start heal our mind from negativity and gain a clearer, more positive state of mind. It is perfect for those who are new to purification as well as more experienced practitioners interested in deepening their practice.

Everyone is welcome.

Each session is 45 minutes, and becomes available to watch on-demand at 6am of the scheduled date.

Sessions remain available until September 30.

Session Dates and Topics

Saturday, Sept 18
Sunday, Sept 19
Monday, Sept 20
Tuesday, Sept 21
Wednesday, Sept 22
Thursday, Sept 23
Friday, Sept 24

Meditation on the pure nature of our mind
Meditation on karma
Meditation on regret
Meditation on reliance
Meditation on opponent force
Meditation on promise
Integrated purification session

Registration

Whole 7-day challenge:  $25

This event is not included with basic or standard membership.

No one is refused for lack of funds. If cost is preventing you from attending please contact us.

With Resident Teacher Trina Gunther

Trina Gunther is a long-time practitioner of Modern Kadampa Buddhism. She has studied and practiced in Dharma centers under Gen-la Dekyong and Gen Rigpa, and she has worked as Education Program Coordinator at centers in Los Angeles and the UK. She is an inspiring example of a lay practitioner of Kadampa Buddhism, and brings with her a wealth of practical experience of putting Buddha's teachings into practice amidst a busy daily life.

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