Instructor Course
Ripa Awareness
November,17 - 26
November,17 - 26The first Instructor course in Russia will take place from the November,17 - 26 2023 as a part of International Ripa Awareness Meditation under the guidance of Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche. This course has already been taking place in Switzerland for 5 years and will be held in Moscow for the first time. This time it will be open to everybody who would like to become instructor of mindfulness meditation who has at least one year of meditation experience in any tradition. It will be the first level of a long-term certification training program.
The purpose of the program - to introduce this mindfulness technique as a key element to one's well-being in a constantly changing human life.
About the author
Jigme Rinpoche considers himself «a socially engaged Buddhist».
He is a representative of a new generation of Masters, attentive to the challenges of life, posed by the modern society. He has been coming to Russia since 2008. He is famous for the good knowledge of English, his lively, direct and practical style of explanation and a wonderful sense of humor.

His teachings are aimed at developing openness, heartiness and a clear perception of every moment of life; they are free from interpretations and judgments and overcome cultural barriers between East and West, ancient and modern lifestyle.

Ripa Awareness Meditation is based on the Buddhist approach of Shamatha-Vipassana. It is open to everybody who is searching for calmness and peace and would like to connect his mind and heart, who would like to learn living in balance and overcoming emotional disturbances, to develop good heart, loving kindness and compassion.
Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche as in author of international program Ripa Awareness Meditation
Authentic source
Jigme Rinpoche has been acknowledged as the spiritually realized master; he has been teaching westerners meditation for more than 20 years and has been visiting Russia since 2008.

In Moscow for the first time he introduced Mindfulness Meditation in 2016 in the Park "Sokolniki". That course was attended by more than 750 people.
There are 7 certified instructors of R.A.M. around the world, two of them are in Moscow.

All of them were trained personally by Rinpoche in the International Ripa Center in Switzerland. Like the Teacher himself they lead practical classes and retreats.

Different formats
The programs have different time formats, starting from 1 hour and up to several days, the length of practice can be adapted for different levels of students, their occupation and location.

Target audience
Everyone who would like to bacome mindfulness meditation instructor and has at least 1 years of meditation in any school or tradition.
For Ripa Awareness Meditation facilitators and instructors who proceed their training in the program of Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche
History and sources of meditation. Rinpoche will explain the essence of Shamatha and Vipassana practices and give details on stages, levels and key moments of the practice. History of Ripa lineage and meditation transmission.

* Some changes in structure and timing could be made according
to the vision of Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche.

Metta (loving kindness meditation) and Tonglen (compassion meditation).
Instructor course, November,24 - 26
Structure of the meditation class for instructors for different time frames.
Instructor course, November,24 - 26
The main focus will be the practice itself and introduction of different techniques of Ripa Awareness Meditation.
Retreat, November,17 - 19
Important aspects of personal practice for future instructors. Questions and Answers.
Instructor course, November,24 - 26
Instructor course, November,24 - 26
19:30 (msk)-21:30 Friday
10:00 - 16:30 Saturday, Sunday
19:30 (msk)-21:30 Friday
10:00 - 16:30 Saturday, Sunday
19:30 (msk)-21:30 Friday
10:00 - 16:30 Saturday, Sunday
19:30 (msk)-21:30 Friday
10:00 - 16:30 Saturday, Sunday
19:30 (msk)-21:30 Friday
10:00 - 16:30 Saturday, Sunday
1. the minimum meditation experience is 1 year
2. RAM retreat with Jigme Rinpoche from November,17 - 19

Course price
30 000 rubles (300€)
The price includes 3 day retreat and instructor course with Jigme Rinpoche. You can participate in this retreat and inctructor course from any city or country as there will be online broadcasting.
If you have any questions during the payment process, please contact us via whatsapp or telegram by phone: Irina +79104513151
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