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Meditation Workshop: Developing Loving-Kindness

  • Long Beach Meditation 5100 East The Toledo Long Beach, CA, 90803 United States (map)

Led By Guiding Teacher Jokai Blackwell Sensei

This morning workshop will be a meditation focused on loving-kindness and open-heartedness as a continuation to the “Developing Loving-Kindness” study session taught by Susy Keely on December 1, 2018.

The workshop will include:

  • Opening meditation session

  • Overview of “Developing Loving-Kindness” study session: How do we skillfully find our way into the radical teachings of open-heartedness?

  • Guided Loving-Kindness meditation

  • Group check-in and discussion

  • Closing meditation session

As part of LBM’s foundational teachings series, this workshop will focus on the practice of meditation. To gain the most benefit, it is recommended to attend the Dharma study session led by Susy Keely on December 1 offered two weeks before this meditation workshop. The Dharma study session will introduce the concepts used in this meditation practice workshop in depth. Although it is not necessary to attend the Dharma study session, it may be helpful.

This workshop is suitable for meditators of all levels.


Refunds are available up to 24 hours before the course.

Guiding Teacher Jokai Blackwell Sensei

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Jokai Blackwell Sensei relocated to Southern California from the UK in 2000 to study with Charles Tenshin Fletcher Roshi at Yokoji Zen Mountain Center. After completing formal study, encompassing over a decade of residential training and service, he received Dharma Transmission (full authorization to teach) in the White Plum Lineage of Zen Buddhism. Jokai emphasizes the direct experience of awakening using contemporary language and time-honored methods.