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Certified Mindfulness and Meditation Trainers

A Certified Mindfulness and Meditation Trainer is the designer of the 'building plans' for world peace, which is constructed on the firm foundation of inner peace. Mindfulness and Meditation Trainers devote themselves to restore balance and harmony to human society, the environment, and the world. They are qualified to guide basic Dhammakaya meditation for beginners for one year.

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The Training Courses

The World Peace Initiative produces Certified Mindfulness and Meditation Trainers through 2 Courses each year:

  1. Beginner Course for Certified Mindfulness and Meditation Trainers

    This training is for anyone who interests and willing to be our Certified Mindfulness and Meditation Trainer. Everyone is eligible for this beginner course, no need to have meditation teaching experiences but successfully complete the eligibility requirements. The license will be valid for one year. The duration of the Course is 7 days in the month of August.

  2. 323-Hour Certified Mindfulness and Meditation Trainer Course

    This is an advanced retraining of experienced Trainers from previous years to upgrade their Trainer skills and qualifications. To qualify for a retraining, the applicant must meet the relevant eligibility conditions. The participant must pass this Course to have a successful renewal of licence as a Certified Mindfulness and Meditation Trainer. The license will be valid for one year. The duration of the Course is 323-Hour in the month of January.


Upcoming Training

The first group of Mindfulness and Meditation Trainers were trained during the first Peace Agent Summit in Thailand in December 2012. Since then, the World Peace Initiative Foundation has organized 8 Trainings till the year 2020 with an average of one training per year. About 170 people from 70 countries have been trained and certified as Mindfulness and Meditation Trainers and they have been actively involved in social well-being and peace-building activities in the past eight years. Get to know existing WPI Certified Mindfulness and Meditation Trainers here .

WPI is delighted to announce the call for applications for the second round of online Beginner Course for Certified Mindfulness and Meditation Trainers (BCMMT).

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Beginner Course for Certified Mindfulness & Meditation Trainers

Online Course

21 September - 4 October 2020

Who is it for?

This course is for Peace Agents or Peace Coaches only. Peace Agents are those who have participated in any of the international peace training in Thailand so-called Global Peace on the Move (GPM) organized by WPI. Peace Coaches are those who, having attained the Peace Agent status, provided coaching to rebels on the Peace Revolution platform.

The training covers

  • Full Course of 10 Episodes (1 hour per episode per day)
  • Post-episode assignments
  • Live-guided meditations by teaching monk
  • Online tutorial to prepare for final assessment
  • Final Assessment (Meditation Script, written test, and Oral Presentation)
  • Mindfulness and Meditation Trainer certificate upon successful completion

Eligibility

While the Training provides essential and effective tools and materials, all participants are expected to have a profound fondness for meditation and the desire of spreading this knowledge for the benefit of others. Applicants need to complete the following eligibility criteria to be invited for this Training:

  1. If you are a Peace Agent
    1. Submit completed application form with a written examination by email to [email protected] by 17:00 Thailand Time on August 8, 2020.
    2. Submit a 10-minute video together with the application form:
      1. A 2-minute introduction to meditation based on your understanding
      2. 8-minute guided meditation
        Recommend to watch the tutorial video for Meditation 101
    3. Pay a training fee of 159 USD, before the commencement of the online training
    4. Complete 30-day SDP 2.0 by 17:00 Thailand Time on September 2, 2020.
    5. Do the Peace Coach test and pass by 17:00 Thailand Time on September 11, 2020.
    6. Organize 3 meditation sessions via zoom, each session of at least 10 people and invite a WPI Trainer to guide the meditation session. All 3 sessions to be organized no later than 17:00 Thailand Time on September 11, 2020.
  2. If you are a Peace Coach:
    1. Must have coached rebels on the Peace Revolution platform in the last 6 months.
    2. Submit completed application form with a written examination by email to [email protected] by 17:00 Thailand Time on August 8, 2020.
    3. Submit a 10-minute video together with the application form:
      1. A 2-minute introduction to meditation based on your understanding
      2. 8-minute guided meditation
        Recommend to watch the tutorial video for Meditation 101
    4. If you haven't coached in the last 6 months, redo the Peace Coach test and pass by 17:00 Thailand Time on September 11, 2020.
    5. Pay a training fee of 159 USD, before the commencement of this course.
    6. Organize 3 meditation sessions via zoom, each session of at least 10 people and invite a WPI Trainer to guide the meditation session. All 3 sessions to be organized no later than 17:00 Thailand Time on September 11, 2020.

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