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Åldrandet och döden i sig är inte det som är orsak för rädsla, utan våra tankar och känslor kring dem. Och för att bemöta andras lidande kring dessa frågor, vi måste först hjälpa oss själva och bekanta oss med vårt eget åldrande och eventuell död.
Lär dig meditationens ABC - syftet, hur sitta, tänka, praktisera, och hur gå vidare efter denna introduktionskurs. Vi börjar med en (1) minuts meditationer och ökar successivt.
Very practical course where you learn both the theory and the practice of Mindfulness. Get more focused, relaxed, and calm.
This is for you who have never meditated before and want to learn all the basics about meditation, and how to start a daily practice.
"Be your own therapist: tools for dealing with emotions" is a weekly talk about emotions.
Have you experienced anger? Fear? What do you do to deal with disturbing emotions?
This course gives an overview of the progressive development of the mind. We´ll come to understand the different stages - by meditating on them, meditating on different topics.
Visualization meditation is one of the meditation techniques within Tibetan Buddhism, concentration and analytical meditation being the other two. We visualize all the time – imagining our future, scenes from the past, picturing the faces of our loved ones. This ability to think in images can be used to improve our meditation practice. For instance, visualizing other sentient beings when meditating on love helps us make our meditation experience more genuine. When we visualize enlightened beings as Green Tara, the…
We will explore the entire path to Awakening! The retreat is suitable for beginners and to experienced students who want to deepen their practice.
The practices of Medicine Buddha help in healing and accomplishing one’s goals and can be of benefit to someone who is ill or who has died.
Ever wondered what happens to your brain while you meditate? Or how it changes over days, months, or years of practice?
Do you want to learn what this well-known term "karma" really means, not just having a lot of assumptions about it? This weekend course is open for everyone, for non-buddhists and buddhists alike. "Karma", means "action". With our actions, words and thoughts we shape ourselves in every moment of every day.
This innovative 2-day workshop explores universal values that can empower you to lead a happy meaningful life.
The Bodhicitta summer retreat will take place in a beautiful lakeside retreat centre surrounded by forest. Join like-minded people from different countries in the discovery of your inner potential for universal compassion and wisdom!
A spacious and healing meditation retreat north of Stockholm in beautiful nature close to a big river. “Dwelling deep within our heart, and within the hearts of all beings without exception, is an inexhaustible source of love and wisdom. And the ultimate purpose of all spiritual practices, whether they are called Buddhist or not, is to uncover and make contact with this essentially pure nature.” – Lama Yeshe Tibetan Masters have for centuries developed a time-tested, logical, sequential and practical…
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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.
Join our silent sitting meditations