Centering Prayer one-day workshop – 20 March
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Centering Prayer one-day workshop – Mar 2011
This is a one-day introduction to the Christian meditation technique known as Centering Prayer. Arising from the Trappist monastic tradition as a way to introduce non-monastics to contemplative prayer, Centering Prayer focuses on a gesture of inner surrender. The technique is simple to learn, easy to fit into a busy life and practical. It doesn’t require commitment to traditional Christian doctrine, but it is also very compatible with the heart of the Christian tradition.
This one-day session gives you all you need to get started with Centering Prayer, including:
- Centering Prayer and the practice of intentional silence, discovering wordless communion
- theory and method of Centering Prayer
- handling thoughts during prayer time
- carrying Centering Prayer into daily life
There will be several opportunities to practice Centering Prayer together and the day finishes with an optional contemplative eucharist service.
Meditation cushions, stools and chairs are provided at the venue but if you have a favourite seat for meditation feel free to bring it along.
After you’ve registered, consider joining at the corresponding Facebook event so you can connect with other attendees.
To keep the costs low, we are only providing some snacks and tea & coffee. Please bring your lunch with you. If you’d like to bring food you can share, that would be great.
We are accepting donations to help cover hall hire and other costs. If you’d like a suggestion, $20 would certainly help out. Please bring cash with you on the day.
Sunday, March 20, 2011 from 9:30 AM
– 6:00 PM
The Buddhist Library
90 – 92 Church St, Camperdown
Sydney, New South Wales 2050
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