Buddhist Meditation Workshop: Allowing for Intuition, Revelation, and Insight  

Saturday, August 6, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. CDT   
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Thought is a tool. Thinking can be used to direct creations from heaven to hell—and everything in between. By practicing Right Thought, one of the factors in the Buddha’s Eightfold Path, we learn to use thought in a way that brings blessings.

Through investigation and careful reflection, we prepare the foundation. For deep understanding, we must feel intimately comfortable with the silence from which thought arises.  What we may call intuition, revelation, or insight arises from this silence and stillness of mind.

In this interactive workshop, Ajahn Vajiro will provide guidance and skillful means for practicing the Eightfold Path.

This workshop will include talks, guided meditation, and Q&A sessions reflecting on:

  • The nature of mindfulness
  • Meditation to cultivate serenity
  • The nature of insight
  • The experience of freedom

Contributions appreciated. Your contribution helps make programs such as this possible for the benefit of all spiritual seekers. 

Registration includes on-demand access to a recording of the workshop, which can be viewed for two weeks following the date it was presented. 

Register here 

Ajahn VajiroVenerable Ajahn Vajiro was born in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia in 1953. He studied in England and obtained a degree in economics in 1974. In 1979, he left for Thailand to join the monastic community of Venerable Ajahn Chah and was ordained as a Buddhist monk in 1980. Ajahn Vajiro returned to England in 1984 and assisted in Amaravati Buddhist Monastery, then lived in monasteries in the UK for many years, followed by New Zealand and then Australia. He returned to Amaravati in 2001. In 2010, Ajahn Vajiro was formally invited to Portugal to help establish a monastery of the Forest Tradition. Under his guidance, the Sumedhārāma Forest Monastery was established, and he has been the abbot since 2012.

Program Format

This is a live, interactive online program that will also be recorded for on-demand viewing. Our goal is to send recordings to you within two business days, often sooner. Recordings will be available for on-demand viewing for two weeks following the day the program was presented. 

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