Science reveals that well-being is a skill which we can improve: there are four fundamental constituents of well-being in our brains, which can be strengthened. – Our brains are constantly being shaped wittingly or unwittingly, most of the time our brains are being shaped unwittingly, says Dr Davidson, neuroscientist and friend of Dalai Lama who studies human brain and well-being.
Ven Khadro will show the buddhist tool-box for cultivating well-being, both wisdom and method ;
Thursday April 5th, 18.00-21.00
Resilience is the ability to quickly recover from adversity. Scientists have identified it as one of the key factors for well-being. In these difficult times, it’s a useful skill to have, and Buddhism offers some methods for building it up in ourselves.
Friday April 6th, 18.00 – 21.00 and Saturday April 7th, 09.30 – 17.00
The Dalai Lama has said that the best way for western people to learn Buddhist is by starting with the Four Noble Truths and the Two Truths. The two truths comprise ultimate truth—emptiness, the true nature of everything—and conventional truth, all the things we ordinary experience in our lives. Ven Khadro will give an introduction to these two truths and guide some meditations to enable us to understand them better.
This is a great opportunity to meet an highly skillfull and experienced teacher, a true scholar! You can also ask advice for your own personal practice and study.
Price: 800 kr (or 300 kr/day). 600 kr (or 200 kr/day) for students/pensioneers. Coffee and tea included.
About Ven. Sangye Khadro (Kathleen McDonald)
Originally from California, Ven. Sangye Khadro began studying Buddhism with Tibetan lamas in Dharamsala, India, in 1973. She became a nun in Nepal the following year, and received full (bhikshuni) ordination in 1988. At the request of her teachers, she began teaching in 1980, and since then has been teaching Buddhism and meditation in various countries around the world, occasionally taking time off for personal retreats. She is also teaching in the Human Spirit Program. ( Bridging Buddhism and Psykoanalysis in Israel )
She has served as resident teacher in Buddha House, Australia, for two years and in Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore for eleven years. She is a graduate of the Masters Program in Advanced Buddhist Studies in Sutra and Tantra, at Lama Tsong Khapa Institute Italy 2008-2015. Above all, she is also the author of the bestselling books How To Meditate and Awakening the Kind Heart.
Ven Khadro can Tibetan and has been studying with all great lamas of our time. With her warm and encouraging approache she will share knowledge and give precise advices on what and how to meditate – just to strenghten your well-being.