During calm abiding meditation the meditator focuses her mind on an internal object free from any distractions for as long as she chooses. Ven. George Churinoff introduces the practice, its purpose and benefits, and the signs indicating that calm abiding has been achieved.
Venerable George Churinoff (Gelong Thubten Tsultrim) was born in Chicago and graduated from MIT in 1967 with a B.Sc. in Physics. He was ordained in India with Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche in 1976 and later with Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in 1977. Ven. George Churinoff will teach on various subjects, from Discovering Buddhism (Death and Rebirth) to mediatations to more advanced subjects (Calm Abiding) from February through March 2013.