This is a very popular eight-week course based on Maitreyabandhu’s book of the same name, available from Windhorse Publications. Included is a selection of poems for week 6 (mindfulness of art and nature).
This is a fully-worked-out six-week course introducing the FWBO’s main meditation practices, by Sagaraghosha from the Cambridge Buddhist Centre, UK. We’ve included a file with the complete course combined into one document.
Guide line for the teacher
Handout ‘Practical Points‘
Handout ‘Four Types of Meditation‘ (concentrative, generative, reflective, receptive)
Mokshini has prepared a great summary of how Triratna’s System of Practice (Integration-Positive Emotion-Spiritual Death-Spiritual Rebirth-Spiritual Receptivity links with the above levels. It’s attached here.
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If you are interested in an overview about what is taught at urban Triratna centres, you can also download a survey prepared by the Dharma Teaching Coordinator for the Chairs Assembly in July 2008.