Online Learning

Mindfulness Meditation Centers has condensed the essence of the The School of the Elders (Theravada) and the 5 Great Books of The Great Vehicle of Buddhism (Mahayana) into a series of 18 Formal Study Courses. Michael Gregory will teach these courses in Colorado and Florida over a period of six years starting in November 2017. These online courses will allow anyone to be able to pursue a comprehensive Buddhist education wherever they are, and at their own pace and commitment level.

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The following topics will be taught over the next six years and recorded in high resolution. The course topics will become links when they are available for enrollment. Click on the course you'd like to enroll in below:

COURSE 1: Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

COURSE 2: Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment The Stages to Enlightenment (Lam Rim)

COURSE 3: The Ornament of Clear Realization - step by step instructions on realizing emptiness, the ultimate nature of reality

COURSE 4: Proof of Past and Future Lives

COURSE 5: Advanced Buddhist Meditation Training:

12 Week Online Course starts November 6th
I'll be teaching Mahamudra meditation which explores the nature of mind - thoughts, emotions, identity and consciousness itself. These instructions are the exact method used to gain liberation from suffering or enlightenment for the last several thousand years in the Buddhist tradition and has been my primary meditation practice for the last twenty years including the instructions taught during three year retreat in Tibet. All are welcome although a minimum of one hour daily commitment to meditation is required for attendance.

COURSE 6: How to Enter Into and Maintain Deep States of Concentration Meditation and Absorption

COURSE 7: The Precepts and the Bodhisattva Vows

COURSE 8: How to Properly Die and the Different Realms of Existence

COURSE 9: A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, Middle-Way Philosophy (Madhyamika Prasangika)

COURSE 10: A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, Part II Middle-Way Philosophy (Madhyamika Prasangika)

COURSE 11: A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, Part III Middle-Way Philosophy (Madhyamika Prasangika)

COURSE 12: Advanced Meditation: Distilling The Essence of Mind (Mahamudra and Dzogchen)

COURSE 13: Lojong, Developing the Good Heart

COURSE 14: The Path From Realization to Enlightenment (The Abhisamayalamkara)

COURSE 15: Teacher Training: Review of Courses 1-5

COURSE 16: Teacher Training: Review of Courses 6-10

COURSE 17: Review of Courses 11-14

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A: As with all MMC programs, this course is offered by generosity only. That means there is no fee, but there will be a donation button on the course’s website if you wish to offer support for the teachers and the program. This is available due to the sustained membership of the larger MMC community. When you register for the course you will be given the option to make a donation.