Teaching Meditation

Shaila Catherine: Teaching Towards Full Liberation

April 26, 2021 Upasaka Upali & Dr. Tucker Peck Season 1 Episode 11
Teaching Meditation
Shaila Catherine: Teaching Towards Full Liberation
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Teaching Meditation
Shaila Catherine: Teaching Towards Full Liberation
Apr 26, 2021 Season 1 Episode 11
Upasaka Upali & Dr. Tucker Peck

Shaila Catherine is the founder of Insight Meditation South Bay, a meditation group in Silicon Valley, and also Bodhi Courses, an online Buddhist classroom. She has been practicing meditation since 1980, with more than nine years of accumulated silent retreat experience. She has taught since 1996 in the USA, and internationally.   She completed a one-year intensive meditation retreat with the focus on concentration and jhana, and authored Focused and Fearless: A Meditator’s Guide to States of Deep Joy, Calm, and Clarity. Shaila practiced under the guidance of Venerable Pa-Auk Sayadaw from 2006-2015, and authored Wisdom Wide and Deep: A Practical Handbook for Mastering Jhana and Vipassana to help make this traditional approach to meditative training accessible to western practitioners.

In this episode, Shaila talks about the relationship betwen jhana and insight, and achieving full liberation through practice.

Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/teachingmeditation)

Show Notes

Shaila Catherine is the founder of Insight Meditation South Bay, a meditation group in Silicon Valley, and also Bodhi Courses, an online Buddhist classroom. She has been practicing meditation since 1980, with more than nine years of accumulated silent retreat experience. She has taught since 1996 in the USA, and internationally.   She completed a one-year intensive meditation retreat with the focus on concentration and jhana, and authored Focused and Fearless: A Meditator’s Guide to States of Deep Joy, Calm, and Clarity. Shaila practiced under the guidance of Venerable Pa-Auk Sayadaw from 2006-2015, and authored Wisdom Wide and Deep: A Practical Handbook for Mastering Jhana and Vipassana to help make this traditional approach to meditative training accessible to western practitioners.

In this episode, Shaila talks about the relationship betwen jhana and insight, and achieving full liberation through practice.

Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/teachingmeditation)