Pure Mind Center is a Buddhist literature library as well as a Buddhist activity center located in St. Louis, MO. It is open to general public. It serves as the St. Louis branch of Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association. Pure Mind Center is dedicated to the introduction and promotion of Chan (Zen) school of Buddhism, which is rooted in the original Dharma teaching from Buddha with the adoption of ancient Chinese philosophies.
Meditation is an approach to calm the mind, and to cultivate the awareness and clarity of mind. For those who are new to Chan meditation, this two-session class, based on Buddhist meditation, will cover the prerequisite conditions when preparing for meditation, and the fundamentals of sitting meditation, including proper sitting posture, relaxation, and basic methods of concentration. It will also cover daily mindfulness practice and important concepts related to meditation.
A systematic and comprehensive introduction to the practice of meditation. Practitioners of all levels can benefit from this four-part course. Students learn the conditions, methods, postures, self-massage, and stages of practice, as well as other supporting techniques to regulate the body, mind, and spirit.
$70 suggested donation for this four-part course
The course is offered online via Zoom
April 4, 11, 18, 25 from 2-3:30pm.(EST)
Registration required by April 1st.
The Way of Practice and
Led by Zarko Andricevic, Dharma Heir of Chan Master Sheng Yen