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Walking The Buddha's Eightfold Path 

An 8 Week Meditation/ Mindfulness Course


Saturday Mornings starting January 11, 2020 at 10:00 -11:30am at the A.I.B.M.C. in Mesa, AZ.

(Arizona International Buddhist Meditation Center)


Taught By:

Shane Wilson




We will be using the book - “Eight Mindful Step to Happiness”, by Bhante Gunaratana



In this 8-week course, we will be discussing and applying techniques from “Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness”, by Bhante Gunaratana. Working with the eightfold path along with meditation and mindfulness practices.

W will be working with skillful ways to handle anger, find right livelihood, cultivate loving-friendliness, and overcome the mental hindrances that prevent happiness.

Whether you are an experienced meditator or someone who’s only just beginning, this gentle and down-to-earth program will help you bring the heart of the Buddha’s teachings into every aspect of your life.

The Noble Eightfold Path is an early summary of the path of Buddhist practices leading to liberation from samsara, the painful cycle of rebirth. The Eightfold Path consists of eight practices: right view, right Intention, right speech, right conduct, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, and right concentration.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Meditation Basics

  • Study of the Eight Fold Path

  • Breath Meditation 

  • Mindfulness

  • Developing Concentration

  • Working with the Hindrances

  • Loving Friendliness


Each week will introduce new steps, techniques and concepts that will help you build your meditation skills through discussion and practice. There will be weekly reading assignments with email communications to help in your understanding of the material. 


chairs, floor cushions and zabutons will be available. 

Shane Wilson frequently facilitates meditation and related gatherings including nine silent retreats per year. He provides numerous workshops and works as a personal therapist. His two books are "Meditation, The Great Teacher… the Practice of Going Within,” and  "Minding The Breath…a Detailed Study of Mindfulness of Breathing”.

A.I.B.M.C. is located at 432 South Temple Street, Mesa Arizona - Phone 480-513-7747 for more information

The program can be paid for at the door or by using the donation link below. (a $50 donation will indicate that this is a payment for the program. Books are a separate purchase.


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