Meditation

The practice of meditation is to learn to be fully present in each moment of our lives. So often we go through the day
without being present, responding simply with habitual patterns of impulsivity or reactivity and preconceptions of how things should be.

Meditation is an opportunity to break through these patterns and preconceptions to gain a larger perspective in which openness and understanding can arise. From this perspective we can see things as they are and live in a more relaxed way with full attention on each moment.

All courses and workshops are held in The Meditation Center in Wilmington (across the hall from the Empowered Yoga studio) unless otherwise noted.


The Meditation Center

Introduction to Meditation
Thursday, February 18th, 6:30- 8:30pm
Location: Meditation Center, Wilmington
Tuition: $35
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A practical introduction to the practice of mindfulness- awareness meditation. It will include formal instruction in sitting and walking meditation, guided visualizations on the body and breath. There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion.

Advanced Dharma Study
February 8 -March 28, 2016 (8 weeks)
Mondays: 7 - 8:30 p.m. plus Mahamudra Retreat: Saturday, February 6th: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Meditation Center, Wilmington
Tuition: $136: 8 weeks plus Saturday, February 6th retreat $96, if not attending retreat
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Continuing study of the teachings of Buddhism for those with a regular meditation practice and who have previously attended Dharma Study or studied Buddhism for at least 3 years. Participants are expected to commit to regular practice and study. Winter Study will continue to focus on Mahamudra.

Please call Alison Driscoll if you would like to participate for the first time: 302.290.7445.

Spiritual Cinema
Friday, February 19 7:00-9:00pm
Registration not required/ Donations welcomed
Location: Empowered Yoga Meditation Center

Film: Sri Ramana Maharshi: The Sage of Arunachala A documentary about the life of the acclaimed 20th century Indian sage, Ramana Maharshi, whose self-inquiry method of attaining Self-realization continues to have wide influence on those seekers on the spiritual paths of Non-duality today.

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Workshop Policies

  • Payment in full is required at the time of registration for any scheduled event or workshop.
  • Refunds will be issued for cancellation requests received no later than two weeks prior to date of event.
  • Cancellation and refund requests received no later than seven days prior to the event/workshop start date will receive credit toward another service, workshop, or event only.
  • No refunds or credits will be issued for cancellations received fewer than seven days prior to the start date of any event/workshop.

Weekly Offerings

The Meditation Center is open to the community on a donation basis from 6:00 am - 9:00 pm weekdays and 7:00 am - noon Saturdays and Sundays.

Newark Friday Night Meditation: Fridays, 6:00-7:00pm in Newark

Meditation Open House Series: Fridays, 6:00-7:30 pm in Wilmington
Excludes the third Friday of the month.

Spiritual Cinema: Third Friday of the Month, 7:00-9:00pm in Wilmington January Movie will be on Friday January 22nd

Simply Sitting: First Sunday of the Month, 10:00am-12:00pm in Wilmington

Meditation Community Night: Last Sunday of the month, 5:00-6:30pm in Wilmington

Write to Heal - A Personal Journal Keeping Workshop: Thursdays, 10:00-12:00am in Wilmington

Register for classes which have a fee through this link : SIGN UP NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT!