Measureless Mind is dedicated to everyone who draws inspiration from the discourses collected in the Pāli Nikāyas and who is motivated to practice the Buddhadhamma and live their lives in accord with these teachings.
Bodhi Courses is dedicated to making the profound teachings of the Buddha, already offered locally, available in a global classroom. Our courses will address a range of topics intended to strengthen mindfulness and concentration skills, bring compassion and wisdom into daily life, illuminate the liberating potential of the dhamma, and encourage inquiry into what the Buddha taught.
This course is based on Gil Fronsdal’s six-week Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation class. It’s supplemented with written material, exercises and reflections for bringing the practice into daily life.
- 5 weeks of personal support is offered by various teachers either by email, or at pre-arranged times, using Phone, Skype or Google Talk. (Gil does not offer any personal support.)
- The course material is not live, so it can be done at any time during the day.
- The course may also be Audited without personal teacher support.
The way of Silent Mind-Open Heart relies primarily on the teachings of the Buddha as presented in the Theravada Buddhist tradition. At the heart of this tradition is the practice of vipassana or insight meditation.
Philip Jones has practiced meditation since 1987 and has been teaching insight meditation since 1996. His primary teacher has been Matthew Flickstein, although he has also studied with teachers from the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock Meditation Center as well as with Bhante Gunaratana.