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Integral Meditation from the Perspective of Zen – A 10 week series

This is both a Live & Livestream, ten-week course

Location: Tuesdays at ONE Heart, 167, Geylang Road, S38924

Tuesday Online participation link: https://zoom.us/j/555319558

Dates: Each week from July 6th

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

In a sentence: De-clutter your mind, develop concentration and create focused calm in your life by learning Zen meditation

Overview: The Zen School of Meditation arose from a combination of the teachings of the Buddha with the teachings of Taoism in China during the 6th century AD, where it became known as Chan meditation (‘Chan’ meaning ‘quietude’, or ‘meditation’). Later it was adopted by the Japanese, and it is they that called it Zen.

Zen is a particularly appropriate form of meditation for today’s hyper busy and challenging world because:

  • Its approach is simple, direct and non-complex (the antithesis of our complex day to day habitual mind!)
  • The emphasis is on re-connecting to our ‘original mind’ or ‘beginners mind’, helping us to find relief from the information overload of our daily life, and the cynicism and world weariness that we can feel living in such challenging and world-changing times
  • It is metaphysics-light and can be practiced by people of all beliefs and backgrounds as the emphasis is upon experiential insight, method and process rather than belief
  • Rather than giving us a set of beliefs that we should ‘accept’ without question, Zen meditation offers us a set of practices that enable us to access and enhance our naturally occurring intelligence, wisdom and compassion!

Tuesday July 6th, Class 1: The Flower of Life: Meditating on the origins of Zen

Tuesday July 13th, Class 2: The Present Moment: Gateway to the awakened state

Tuesday July 20th, Class 3: Different dimensions of Zen meditation

Tuesday July 27th, Class 4: Host and Guest: The four stages from ‘ordinary’ to ‘awakened’ perception in Zen.

Tues Aug 3rd, Class 5: Compassion & Interdependence in Zen

Tues Aug 10th, Class 6: Letting Go: The practice of ‘aimlessness’ in Zen

Tues Aug 17th,  Class 7: ‘Emptying the Mind, Filling the Belly’: Ideas of emptiness and impermanence in Zen.

Tues Aug 24th, Class 8: Seeing clearly: How Zen helps us tune into our reality as it really IS.

Tues Aug 31st, Class 9: ‘Wondering Lonely as a Cloud’: Zen and the Creative Arts, Working with the Zen Koan.

Tues Sept 7th, Class 10: Heaven, Now!: Bringing awakened consciousness into the daily marketplace of our life.

Cost: $280 for the full series or $30 per individual class

You can pay via PayNow on +65 96750279 or click HERE to make payment via PayPal for the whole course.

To register or for further enquiries: Email info@tobyouvry.com, or sms 65-96750279

About the teacher:  Toby is a meditation teacher, the founder of Integral Meditation Asia. He has been practicing and teaching meditation for over twenty five years, five of which were as a Buddhist monk within the Tibetan tradition. In his teaching and coaching he combines practical meditation techniques from the world’s great wisdom traditions with the cutting-edge practices that are currently emerging from both the integral and evolutionary consciousness movements. You can find out more about the work of Integral Meditation Asia and Toby by going to www.integralmeditationasia & www.tobyouvry.com.


July 06 2021


Date: July 6, 2021
Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Recurring: Weekly
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Moonstone Room – One Heart Singapore

167, Geylang Road #02-04
Singapore, 389242 Singapore