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Somatic Meditation: Body Awareness, Trauma and Anxiety
Ground and Breath Meditation for Trauma and Anxiety
“Strive on, untiringly”: Right Effort and Balanced Practice
Located in Ottawa, Ontario, OIMC provides opportunities to practice insight meditation and other contemplative practices amid the complexities of city living. The group is dedicated to creating a space that welcomes all people regardless of cultural and religious background, race, socio‐economic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, education, and physical ability. It is an environment where people can come together to learn, support and deepen practice. OIMC is guided in all endeavors by the ethics of non-harming, the spirit of loving friendship and compassion, the wisdom of insight, and the truth of liberation.
https://youtu.be/yqhV02InOXA This week we will examine intention or volition; that aspect of mind that powers action determines karma. We will explore the not-self nature of intentions, and look at how intentions are everything in terms of action, behavior and karma....
https://youtu.be/hzB-tBlitpw This week we will examine our relationship to thoughts that arise in the mind. we will see that you are not your thoughts and thoughts are not facts. In short, we will see the not-self nature of thoughts. Mindfulness is a useful tool when...
https://youtu.be/KhPR8C5tYp8 This week we continue with our exploration of the Five Aggregates of clinging which lead to suffering. The five aggregates that constitute what we call an individual or personality are themselves conditioned phenomena in a state of...