Online Retreat

Meditation to Develop Concentration and Serenity for a Chaotic World

In concentration and serenity meditation (samatha), we return awareness to one object of meditation to the exclusion of everything else, unifying the mind stream. This process of purifying the mind reveals with heightened clarity the habitual patterns that cause us to suffer. Throughout this practice, a laser-like awareness can develop, potentially leading to profound peace, stillness, joy, as well as the meditative absorptions known as jhānas. Topics we will cover throughout this daylong include: the practice path; the relationship between samatha and vipassanā; and working with striving and hindrances.

Continuing Education: 5 CE Credits

$50

This program offers 5 CE Credits Continuing Education (CE) credits for $50 for , and may be applicable for other licenses. Please review our CEC information page for full provider information.

To be eligible for Continuing Education Credits (CECs), you must:

  • Register and pay for CECs by 4:30 p.m. PT, the business day before the program. After the program begins, no retroactive CECs will be given and the CEC fee is non-refundable.
  • Attend in full and fulfill all attendance requirements and next steps. No exceptions. Please review the CEC information page for attendance requirements.

CONTENT LEVEL: Select

Learning Objectives

Additional notes

  • For full provider information, and additional CEC information, including attendance requirements, cancellation, and grievance policies, please visit our CEC information page.
  • Spirit Rock is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16905, for 5 contact hours.
  • Credit is awarded for instructional time only and does not include extended silent meditation, if offered.
  • For those with a different license or with a license from a different licensing board, please contact your licensing board directly to ask if CE credit from the above-approved sponsors is accepted. Spirit Rock does not confirm applicability of credit for those with licenses different than those listed above.

Teaching Team

Tina Rasmussen, PhD

Tina Rasmussen, PhD

Teacher

Tina Rasmussen, Ph.D., learned to meditate at age 13 and has been meditating for 30+ years. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun by Pa Auk Sayadaw of Burma, who authorized her to teach. Tina is co-author of Practicing the Jhanas and several other books, and works with students worldwide.

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