Meditation in Feb
- Mind is at the heart of Buddhist theory & practice.
All happiness -- ordinary & sublime -- is achieved by
understanding & transforming our own mind.
The ability to do this lies within the mind itself.
The key to the mind is meditation.
to learn about & practice different meditation techniques in
in the Buddhist Tradition
Suitable for all levels. All are Welcome!
February 4, 11, 18, 25, 2004; Wednesday evenings, 7pm
at Land of Medicine Buddha
(831) 462 8383
Suggested Donation: $100 - $20 (4 sessions); $25 - $5 (per session)
Born in 1951, Chuck Walbridge grew up in the Midwest and New England.He graduated with a B.A. in History from the University of New Hampshire in 1973. Deciding between graduate school and traveling, he entered the Peace Corps. Sent to Afghanistan in December 1973, he worked as a teacher in a hospital with CARE/Medico staff for two years.
In 1975 he attended a meditation course given by Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche in their monastery in Nepal. The following two years were spent in meditation retreats and further instruction. In 1977 Chuck was fortunate to meet and serve the 16th Karmapa on his Tour of Europe, for three months. He studied and practiced Buddhism in England for 10 years, completing three years of the Geshe Studies under the Venerable Khensur Rinpoche Geshe Jampa Tekchog. Over the years Chuck has met and studied under many masters of the four traditions of Tibetan Buddhism including H.H. the Dalai Lama, H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche, H.H Sakya Trizin, H.H. Dilgo Khentze Rinpoche. Since 1988 Chuck and his family have resided in Capitola and have studied and practiced Buddhism at Vajrapani Institute and Land of the Medicine Buddha.
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