What We Teach
meditator
A simple and powerful meditation technique for everyone

Samatha Meditation

Our program focuses on Samatha meditation, which has its roots in Buddhist teachings.

Samatha is a Pali word that may be defined as calm abiding. The object of Samatha meditation is to calm our mind and therefore calm our lives. By focusing our attention on a spot on the body and silently repeating a single word mantra, we allow our minds naturally to come to a peaceful state.
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The Course
This six-month meditation course in Vancouver,
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Our Meditation Practice
The course itself consists of two parts, classroom instruction and meditation practice. read more...

Willpower Institute Vancouver Meditation Centre

Willpower Institute

Open House
12:30-2:30 pm Saturday August 18/2018
Orientation Session
7:00-9:00 pm Monday September 10/2018
1st Day of Class
7:00-9:00 pm Tuesday September 11/2018
Course duration-September to February
Classes Monday to Friday, 7-9 p.m.
Free Tuition-Textbook Fee

Classes presented by The Willpower Institute, a non-profit organization

Luangphor Viriyang Sirintharo Laung Phor Master Teacher of Meditation

Luangphor Viriyang Sirintharo,the master meditator who created this program, believes that Samatha provides the essential foundation for an effective meditation practice. read more...


People of all faiths are welcome

Although we will refer to some Buddhist concepts in the course, we are teaching a course on meditation, not Buddhism. read more...