Dialogue room can be booked online now

Dialogue room is the therapy and small conference room at the centre. You can book the room to sit down with your client.

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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Become a member of the non-profit Yeshe Norbu

The centre is run by the non-profit organisation Yeshe Norbu. If you share our goals and believe in the idea of creating a more peaceful world by introducing people to meditation and mind training, please consider joining the non-profit. You can read more about what...

Glossary

Mindfulness meditation is the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to experiences occurring in the present moment, which can be developed through the practice and other training. The term “mindfulness” is a translation of the Pali term sati, which is a significant element of Buddhist traditions.

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 comprising music...

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foundations of mindfulness

Foundations of Mindfulness – 9 week course

April 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - June 4, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 4, 2018

Very practical course where you learn both the theory and the practice of Mindfulness. If you want a mind that is more focused, relaxed, calm and clear this is the course for you.

Yin yoga & mental strategies - start April 9th

På måndagar – Yin yoga – med mentala strategier

April 23, 2018 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45pm on Monday, repeating until June 11, 2018

An event every week that begins at 5:45pm on Monday, repeating until June 11, 2018

Yoga for beginners. Each time we focus on one of the mental strategies. Meet the summer with a new energy! 

Wednesday night study group

April 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

We meditate and study together - welcome!

Iyengar Yoga Course with Zarina O

Iyengar Yoga för nybörjare

April 26, 2018 @ 4:00 am - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00am on Thursday and Friday, repeating indefinitely

Den här kursen är för dig som är ny till yoga eller Iyengar yoga. Du kommer introduceras till grunderna i Iyengar yoga och grundpositionerna (Asana på Sanskrit). Var är förderlarna med Iyengar yoga? Du får bättre sömn Du får mer energi  Stress och emotionell spänning minskas Bättre kontakt mellan kroppen och sinnet  På ett tryggt och stegvist sätt kommer du utveckla kompetens i yogaposerna. Varje lektion avslutas med avslappningsmeditation. TORSDAGAR 16.00-17.15 26 april,  3 maj, 10 maj, 17 maj, 31 maj (625 kr för alla 5 tillfällen eller 170…

Path to Awakening – City retreat with Stephan Pende

May 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - May 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

We will explore the entire path to Awakening! The retreat is suitable for beginners and to experienced students who want to deepen their practice.

Bodhisattva Path 1 – City Retreat with Geshe Soepa

June 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - June 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Six Paramitas - why do these practices make your life easier? And your relationships with others lighter? Come and find out!

Bodhisattva Path 2 – City Retreat with Ven Mary Reavey

June 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - June 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

What is the "Bodhicitta"? What is the awaken mind and how to meditate on it? We need to know that before we sit down and want to meditate on Bodhicitta (or Compassion e t c). - Now we get another opportunity to download wisdom and move on our Bodhisattva Path . . .

Path to Awakening – SUMMER retreat with Stephan Pende

August 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - August 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

During this week you will explore a wide spectrum of meditation practices: from simple breathing meditation to the most profound practice of non-meditation. The retreat is suitable for beginners who want to start their journey with profound and easy to apply techniques, and to experienced students who want to deepen their practice. - We keep Mahayana precepts and silence during the retreat.

How to stay sane in crazy world? – Ven Lozang Yonten

September 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The modern life is very demanding, indeed! How can we manage our daily life and have peace of mind? This is what this talk is all about - and with practical advices from where to start. . .

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We always need help to make our centre better for you our friends who visit. If you have an hour, why not pop in and say hi?

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.

Learn more in the course

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.

Join our silent sitting meditations