Right From the Start
Learn to meditate from the very beginning with step-by-step guidance and techniques to progress towards becoming a steady meditator.
"Right From The Start" (RFS) program
The "Right From The Start" (RFS) program is an introductory course on Meditation which includes basic concepts of: awareness, mindfulness, types of meditation and challenges you would face in the practice.
Course comprises 5 weekly sessions.
Depending on where you reside, (RFS) can be accessed 'in person' or 'online'.
A yogi completing the RFS can join an assigned regular class and receive the guidance and support to continue the practice.
how can I join
TBA (Sri Lanka time)
Nirodha City Centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka
RFS Non-residential Program Structure
The course comprises of five classes over 5 weeks.
Each class consists of a guided meditation
sit and a Dhamma Talk.
25.6 hours of sitting
5 hours of lectures
2.5 hours of training
Optional assessment every week.
Mandatory assessment in Week 4
Start with learning the basics of meditation that will help you lay a foundation for practice.
Upon completion of the course, you gain access to:
Develop capacity of continuing an efficient and relevant individually daily sitting (30-45-60 minutes)
Understand basic concepts of meditation
Application of concepts learned
Structured and progressive meditation training
What you'll learn
Peripherals to the practice
Defining meditation and its Purpose
Common Misconceptions and avoiding pitfalls in the practice
Guiding meditation and introduction to awareness
Beginning your Practice
Four Foundations of Mindfulness - an introduction
Obstacles and challenges and the role of defilements
Developing the practice further