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Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing one's attention to experiences occurring in the present moment, which can be developed through the practice of meditation and other training. The term "mindfulness" is a translation of the Pali term sati, which is a...

Geshe Sherab: Guided Meditation on Continuity of Mind

    Guided meditation is a process by which one or more participants meditate in response to the guidance provided by a trained practitioner or teacher, either in person or via a written text, sound recording, video, or audiovisual media...

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December 2017

Geshe Sherab – Peaceful Death and Dying

December 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - December 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Yeshe Norbu Mind Training Centre, Roslagsgatan 62
Stockholm, 113 56 Sweden
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Peaceful Death and Dying A Weekend of Teachings with Geshe Sherab, Stockholm 8-10 December 2017 Geshe Sherab will discuss how we can prepare for ageing and death - and also how we can be helpful and give spiritual support to others at their last moments in this life. He will describe the external and internal signs of death, known as death process - experienced by Tibetan meditators - and give tools on how to prepare for a peaceful death. It…

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January 2018

Venerable Robina Courtin – Finding balance in difficult emotions – 5th January 2018

January 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yeshe Norbu Mind Training Centre, Roslagsgatan 62
Stockholm, 113 56 Sweden
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"You are the creator of yourself, honey." Ven. Robina Yeshe Norbu Mind Training Center Presents - Venerable Robina Courtin's teachings on - Working with difficult emotions We spend our life seduced by the outside world, convinced that happiness and suffering come from “out there.” When we get angry, depressed or anxious we tend to blame outer circumstances. Yet happiness and suffering come from the way we perceive and interpret things, not the things themselves. How can we begin to unpack…

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February 2018

Big Love Day – to commemorate Lama Yeshe

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Yeshe Norbu Mind Training Centre, Roslagsgatan 62
Stockholm, 113 56 Sweden
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Lama Yeshe was an amazing innovative teacher, loved by thousands of students whose lives he changed; among them many of our teachers like Ven Robina and Ven Sangye Khadro. He is the founder of FPMT (Foundation of the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition).

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Tibetan Buddhism 2 Bhutan

Wednesday night study group

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 21, 2018

Yeshe Norbu Mind Training Centre, Roslagsgatan 62
Stockholm, 113 56 Sweden
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The Six Perfections of generosity, ethical discipline, patience, enthusiastic effort, concentration, and wisdom are practice by Bodhisattva's

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Iengar Yoga Course with Zarina O

8 weeks Iyengar Yoga course with Zarina

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

Yeshe Norbu Mind Training Centre, Roslagsgatan 62
Stockholm, 113 56 Sweden
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This course is for those who are new to yoga or new to Iyengar yoga. You will be introduced to - the basic principles of Iyengar yoga - basic postures (Asana in Sanskrit) We will use props - blocks - belts - blankets to adjust yoga postures to individual needs In a safe and stepwise approach you will develop competence and confidence in the postures. Each class ends with savasana, final relaxation. THURSDAYS 16.00-17.15 February 15, 22 March 1, 8, 15,…

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Learn to deal with stress and avoid burnout – 8 weeks course

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 12, 2018

Yeshe Norbu Mind Training Centre, Roslagsgatan 62
Stockholm, 113 56 Sweden
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Find balance in your life and learn to be aware of unhealthy stress. Here you learn both theory and practice: precise meditation techniques which improve your ability to recognize emotions and react in a constructive way. Techniques aiming at developing relaxation, focus, and compassion.

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Mindfulness in the real world

 

There are many different ideas of what mindfulness is. In Buddhist psychology, mindfulness is simply being able to focus on something without becoming distracted with a mind that is relaxed, stable, and clear.

The opposite of this is having a mind that is tense, distracted, and dull, something we all recognize from everyday life. Imagine going through the day with a completely relaxed mind, being fully focused on all your tasks and everyone you meet and experiencing everything with a brilliant clarity. These are the direct benefits of developing mindfulness.

The true benefit of developing mindfulness, however, is to then apply that mindfulness to our own experience and the world around us. This application of mindfulness leads to insights that help us live more in tune with reality.

On the basis of mindfulness beautiful states of minds like love, compassion, generosity will grow. On the basis of mindfulness we can become more wise and insightful and instead of being constantly tormented by our own minds, we can make our own minds our best friend.

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The wisdom of doing nothing

 

Reading about mind training and cultivating our minds can sound exhausting. Yet another thing on the list of improvement projects next to the failed gym membership and the exhausting need for professional training to keep up in your career.

When we, the people of modernity, when we meet these age old techniques of meditation and mind training, we approach them like everything else in our lives. We want to perform, we want to be the best, we try so hard. Too hard. This becomes our biggest challenge.

We need to cultivate the ability to relax deeply, to let go of all striving, to simply rest in things as they are, to experience contentment without the need to achieve anything. We need to learng to stop “doing” and cultivate “being”.

Come spend a moment of stillness and peace with us. Just sitting quietly together with no agenda, no striving, no need for improvement. Come sit with us in the spirit of kindness, and self-care.

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Your Mental Fitness Centre

Modern neuroscience shows us that by training our mind we can change our brain. Focus and awareness can be strengthened. Happiness is a skill that can be cultivated. Kindness can be increased. Like physical training it takes an effort, and requires changing your habits.

Peace of mind, peace in the world

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” – Dalai Lama True happiness and a more peaceful world come from the same source: cultivating inner qualities like kindness and compassion.

Mindfulness for the Real World

Mindfulness is about developing a mind that is relaxed and focused. In a world of distractions and information overload, this is an essential skill.

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