Buddha in meditative pose

Deepening Samādhi
Offered by Zen Dharma Holder Stephen Doetsu Snyder

Date: August 10th & 11th, 2023


Online, via Zoom.


9am–1pm US Pacific Time / 12–4pm US Eastern Time

Investment: $60 Subsidized, $120 Sustaining, or $240 Supporting.

Samādhi is deep meditative concentration state that can give rise to tremendous joy and bliss. In this two-day retreat we will learn about the levels of concentration that accompany samādhi and how to develop good meditative habits and practices that invite our awareness to these deep states of concentration and absorption. This retreat would be beneficial for beginning and intermediate meditators, in both Zen and Theravada Buddhist traditions.

The retreat includes:

  • talks, instruction, and guided meditation practices
  • group discussion on the practices and experiences
  • ample opportunity for questions or comments with Stephen
  • three-month access to the retreat recording

Stephen Doetsu Snyder is a retired attorney and a senior meditation teacher in the Buddhist Theravada and Zen traditions.  He is the author of Demystifying Awakening, Buddha’s Heart, and co-author of Practicing the Jhanas. He works with students worldwide as well as leading online and in-person retreat in the U.S., the U.K., and Europe.

Investment: $60 Subsidized, $120 Sustaining, or $240 Supporting.
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