Global Conference on Buddhism advance event with Ajahn Brahm

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The 10th Global Conference on Buddhism, happening this coming June in Toronto, is hosting a pre-conference evening with Ajahn Brahm.

Pre-conference event for ticket holders: Register now!

Mindfulness, Bliss and Beyond­ – Unravelling the path to deep meditative experiences, the Jhānas – by Ajahn Brahm

In this talk Ajahn Brahm will discuss the step by step approach to the blissful deep meditative experiences, known as the Jhānas. This will include the basic methods of meditation, hindrances to meditation, the qualities of right mindfulness, the Jhānas and the nature of deep insight. This is a FREE event and participation is by registration (free pass) only, with priority given for conference attendees (please see FAQ below for more details). There are only a limited number of passes available for this event.

June 16, 2017

5:30 pm-7:00pm: Reception
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Talk by Ajahn Brahm

About the book
“In Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond you will find a thorough set of teachings for developing and deepening meditation, aimed particularly at attaining absorption, or jhāna samādhi, and opening to the insights that can follow from it. Ajahn Brahm offers a careful and subtle understanding of how to transform initial difficulties and how to incline the mind toward rapture, happiness, light, and the profound steadiness of jhāna. Then he turns this concentrated attention to illuminate the emptiness of self that brings liberating understanding. These are beautiful teachings.”
Jack Kornfield

Where is the event held?
TELUS conference room, Ontario Science Centre

Who can attend this talk?
This event is mainly reserved* for participants of the conference. You need to register (for a free pass) for the talk even if you have bought tickets for the conference. To obtain a pass please visit the pre-conference page of the conference website ( Passes have to be obtained by May 31st 2017 (subject to availability). You will have to present the free pass and the conference ticket at the entrance to enter. If you have not already bought tickets for the conference, please visit this site today:

*Note: Ticket holders of the conference will be given priority for registration for the free talk. The remaining spots (if available) would be made open to everyone after May 31, 2017. It is also done by registration and obtaining a free pass, provided that passes are still available after May 31st 2017.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
No ID requirements. Registration will be at the desk starting at 5 pm. Minimum age 18.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Please refer to the website for transportation options and directions to the event. Parking is FREE after 4 pm.

What can I bring into the event?
Small personal items are allowed. ALL cell phones must be turned off at ALL times during the talk.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

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