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Meditation Instructor Course

The Willpower Institute of Canada is now offering a six month Meditation Instructor Course suitable for both novice and experienced meditators. This course has been developed by Phra Tepjetiyajarn Luangphor Viriyang Sirintharo, Lord Abbot of Dhammamongkol, Bangkok, Thailand, a Master Teacher of Meditation with over 65 years of experience.

The course is being taught across Canada by certified graduate students with assistance from volunteer graduate students. This is a rare opportunity to study the teachings of one of the most highly renowned and respected Master Teachers of Meditation from the Far East. Religion is not taught in this course because meditation is not a religion. People of all faiths are welcome.

Course Orientation September 17, 2006 - 7:00 to 9:30 with Luangphor Virijang Sirintharo

Classes Begin September 18, 2006 to March 9, 2007
Morning Classes: Monday to Friday, 9:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Classes will be confirmed based on enrolment

CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION   613-839-7972


Vision
Luangphor Viriyang Sirintharo's vision is to reduce world conflict and attain world peace. Meditation increases mind power and with increased mind power people can control their emotions, reduce violence and increase harmony in relationships. Learning his method of meditation will keep the "Wheel of Wisdom" rolling. Teaching meditation to people around the world will promote world peace.

Objectives
§ Increase the power of your mind
§ Decrease stress and enhance peacefulness
§ Promote a happier and healthier lifestyle.
§ Improve physical, mental and emotional well-being.
§ Enhance professional and academic performance

Learning Approach
§ Lecture on Principles of Meditation
§ Meditation Practice
§ Discussion and Review Sessions
§ Examination
§ Meditation Retreat

Student Comments:
“No studies have imparted such valuable knowledge and experience as I gained at the Willpower Institute. I feel more empowered, yet more peaceful than ever. The program far surpassed my expectations and impacted my life so positively that I recommend it to anyone seeking positive change.” J.S., Real Estate Broker

“The course has given me clear focus in all areas of my life as well as inner peace and happiness...not in a rah rah excited way...but a deeper quiet, gentle and “consistent” way. D.B., Engineering Secretary

"Meditation Instructor Course" is very suitable for those who are interested because it offers a path for the meditator and allows him to introduce it to others. Luangphor Viriyang Sirintharo designed a very simple curriculum that enables everyone to study at ease. Whether novices or experienced, the meditators are able to study, gain thorough knowledge and understanding in meditation.

It is hoped that the graduated Meditation Instructors will be able to teach meditation to others because the course consists of both theory and practice. The Meditation Instructors are fully equipped with thorough knowledge because the course is emphasized on the fundamental aspect of meditation. They should be able to introduce a simple but effective method to others. This will promote fundamental happiness which will reduce stress for the individuals as well as brighten their wisdom. Whether they are youths, working age, or the elders, there are lessons for all of them. Meditation is suitable for learners at all ages and genders because it promotes a healthy physical and mental condition.

The course is divided into three terms with 40 days each. There are strict instructions and practices so that the Meditation Instructors can obtain realistic experiences. Along with that, there are revision sessions in which they are able to raise questions until all of their inquiries are clarified. By doing so, they gain thorough knowledge and profound understanding in a comfortable atmosphere.

To benefit from both theory and practice, Meditation Instructors are required to attend 200 hours of the course in order to be entitled to take the final exam. Upon their completion, they are also required to take a meditation journey for 4 days and 3 nights. The studies and practices of the Meditation Instructor Course has a systematic and standard curriculum that offers effective and consistent studying. It will equip the Meditation Instructors with a unified and efficient operation.


Blessings to All

Luangphor Viriyang Sirintharo
Luangphor Viriyang Sirintharo, Lord Abbot of Wat Dhammamongkol
October, 2003


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