Orlando Insight Meditation Group

A Contemporary Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation Community For Central Florida

Cultivating Gratitude and Joy

The Lakeland Insight Meditation Group is offering a course on Cultivating Gratitude and Joy.

Teacher: Sharon Hodges. For more information and to register for this course, please contact Sharon at Sharonphodges@gmail.com or 863-608-0204.

What to Expect: We carry the innate capacity for joy within. It is our true nature even in the face of pain and suffering. This 1-day course will explore mindfulness meditation with a focus on cultivating gratitude and joy. We will combine periods of meditation with teachings and discussion on how we can open our hearts and nurture our natural capacities for gratitude and joy. This course is open to the public and welcomes participants of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Course Date/Time: This course will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 9AM to 3PM.

Location: This course will be held online through Zoom.

Course Capacity: 16 students

Cost: This course is offered at no charge. Donations to the Lakeland Meditation Group are welcomed. Donations can be made via the Lakeland Insight Meditation Group website.

For course schedule and more information, please click here.

Essential Mental Qualities

In this Dharma talk, Tommy and the Sangha explore the Buddha’s teachings on abiding in contemplation of the body, feelings, mind, and dhammas—diligent, clearly knowing, and mindful, free from desires and discontent in regard to this world.  These are considered essential mental qualities.