MEDITATION for SELF-CARE, and perhaps Liberation. Personal and private Zen Zoom meetings.
Learn how to establish a daily sitting meditation practice, for anyone seeking stress relief support or preparation for true awakening in the classic sense.
Learn how to begin using meditation for self care. We will practice compassion for the mind, heart and body while learning to sit through shifting states.
To establish a practice, I recommend to begin with a week of sitting meditation for 30 minutes each day. Then move at your own pace to longer times.
You will promptly receive your Zoom link. Simply use the Zoom link to enter the meeting at the appointed time.
Then send a donation of any amount, using your Paypal or Venmo account.
Your private meeting with Pitaka includes time for your questions, step by step guidance for posture support, guidance for simply sitting and for sitting with a question, support for dealing with challenges in your personal meditation experience.
After our discussion, we will sit together with a bit of guidance before silence, for 25 minutes, with a closing bell and time for questions or comments before closing our meeting. Email to arrange another session anytime, offering your donation as suggested above.
Equipment and sitting environment
For chair-sitting, a straight-back chair and a firm pillow are needed and a blanket or shawl for warmth if you wish.
Floor cushions can be used as well. (for those experienced with floor sitting) Posture tips will be given, including three basic Zen postures and how to choose those most supportive for your body and unfolding experience.
If requested, Pitaka will offer information about creating a non-distracting meditation space in your home or office. Sessions begin with posture support exercises for ease of sitting upright. This ease will gradually develop as you continue to sit daily. You may request more meetings by repeating these steps.
THE ANNUAL POINT REYES EASTER ENLIGHTENMENT INTENSIVE
Is residential, with Pitaka, Friday April 15th thru Monday April 18th, 2022
Pitaka's annual Enlightenment Intensive is open to all seekers. there will be support offered via Zoom for preparation during the weeks before the intensive. All participants and staff will be required to show proof of both vaccinations on arrival.
Visit the registration page to apply.
Zen and the ART of INQUIRY is an annual intensive with Pitaka
Easter Weekend, Fri. April 2nd through Mon. April 5th, 2021
No belief is required...
No religion is required...and all faiths are welcome
No experience is required, only sincere aspiration is required.