Bringing The Mind Illuminated Method to Your Practice (Stages 4-7)

This is your not-to-be missed opportunity to study with Upasaka Culadasa. The Mind Illuminated method is powerful, whether you are a beginner wanting to establish your practice or a seasoned veteran ready to master the deepest state of peace and mindfulness.

Master Culadasa will discuss in detail, how to bring Stages 4-7 of the 10-stages of meditation (attendance of Stages 1-4 not necessary) onto your cushion, as outlined in his book – The Mind Illuminated.

Bestselling meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg raves that The Mind Illuminated method — “brings the path of meditation to life.”

Culadasa has practiced Buddhist meditation for over four decades and is the director of Dharma Treasure Buddhist Sangha in Tucson, Arizona.


On November 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm (CT)

Join Culadasa (John Yates, PhD) as he discusses Stages Four through Seven of the 10-stages of meditation he goes into in great detail in his best-selling book, The Mind Illuminated.  If you missed his talk on Stages One through Four, you can donate to receive the recording.  Otherwise, know that you will still enjoy this talk – there isn’t a prerequisite!

There will be time allotted for a Dharma talk, meditation practice, and plenty of Q&A.

A revolutionary, science-based approach to meditation from a neuroscientist turned meditation master, The Mind Illuminated method is an accessible, step-by-step toolkit for anyone looking to start—or improve—their daily meditation practice.

The Mind Illuminated is the first how-to meditation guide from a neuroscientist who is also an acclaimed meditation master. This innovative method is both deeply grounded in ancient spiritual teachings about mindfulness and holistic health, and also draws from the latest brain science to provide a roadmap for anyone interested in achieving the benefits of mindfulness.

In this workshop, Culadasa will offer a new and fascinating model of how the mind works, including steps to overcome mind wandering and dullness, extending your attention span while meditating, and subduing subtle distractions.

Participants are encouraged to purchase his groundbreaking manual ahead of time.  It provides illustrations and charts to help you work through each stage of the process and tools that work across all types of meditation practices.

Tiered-Pricing Options

*Supporter pays for your registration plus scholarships for others

*Sustainer pays for your registration

*Community is the scholarship rate