Ralph Steele

 Race in the Buddhist Sangha

Day-Long Meditation with Ralph Steele

Sunday, September 16, 2018,  9:00am - 4:45pm

At Copper Mountain Institute, 286 Ranchitos Rd, Corrales, NM 87048

Suggested Donation: $0-$99

Ralph Steele has degrees in Religious Studies, Marriage and  Family Therapy and Child Therapy. He has in-depth training and experience in Buddhist psychology, family systems, cultural psychology, cognitive behavioral therapy, and somatic experiencing. He practiced as an ordained monk for one year in the monasteries of Burma and Thailand and has received training from Tibetan meditation masters including Kalu Rinpoche and Lobsang Lhalungpa.

Ralph began teaching meditation retreats in 1987 and was instrumental in establishing people-of-color retreats at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and at the Insight Meditation Society. He founded the first Hospice Care Associates Degree program at Northern New Mexico Community College in the mid 1980’s that is now a Master of Arts program at Southwestern College. He is a board member of Samden Ling, Portland, Oregon, a Tibetan Buddhist center of Adzom Rinpoche. He is the guiding teacher of Life Transition Meditation Center. He is the author of  Tending the Fire.

www.lifetransition.com    ralphmsteele@gmail.com    505-982-4183

Or contact David P. Boaz at Copper Mountain Institute, Inc. info@coppermount.org   505-898-9592

The Cultivation of Respect & Humbleness:
Day-Long Meditation with Ralph Steele

Sunday Sept 16th

9am to 4:45pm

Location: Copper Mountain Institute

Cost: Donation $0 to $99

This seven hours and forty-five minutes retreat will include choices in individual walking, sitting, standing meditation practice, simple chanting, discussion, and lunch.

Participants are encourage to do their own practice, supported by insight and various forms of breath meditation.

The schedule of this Day-Long is diversified to accommodate all meditation lineages.

It’s also design to support new, beginners (up to 1,000 hrs) of meditation practice, intermediate (5,000 hrs), advanced (10,000 hrs), and old practitioners.

9am to 11:30am - Practice Period

  • 9:00am to 9:30am -Meditation Practice (walking, sitting, lying & standing)
  • 9:30am to 11:00am - Meditation Practice (walking, sitting, lying & standing)
  • 11:00am to 11:30am - Meditation Practice (walking, sitting, lying & standing)
  • 11:30am to 12:00pm - Dharma Talk “Race In Our Buddhist Sangha”

  • 12:00pm to 12:30pm - Discussion, Questions & Responses
  • 12:30pm to 2:00pm - Lunch -Bring a dish to share. Vegetarian Soup will be Provided

2pm to 4:00pm - Practice Period

  • 2:00pm to 2:30pm - Meditation Practice (walking, sitting, lying & standing)
  • 2:30pm to 3:15pm - Meditation Practice (walking, sitting, lying & standing)
  • 3:15pm to 4:00pm - Meditation Practice (walking, sitting, lying & standing)

  • 4:00pm to 4:45pm - Discussion, Questions & Responses

Please bring your own meditation supplies.

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