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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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Discovering Buddhism Study Course – The Buddhist Science of Mind – Wednesdays

September 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - November 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

The course is suitable for you who want to learn more about the Buddhist Science of Mind, philosophy, and psychology, and for you who want to deepen your knowledge and practice in Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism. November 7 we´ll start Module Two: "How to Meditate" - very practical course for 6 weeks, join us!

Foundations of Mindfulness – 9 week course

September 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - November 26, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Very practical course where you learn both the theory and the practice of Mindfulness. Get more focused, relaxed, and calm.

Thursday Drop-in Meditation

October 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - December 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 14, 2018

Drop- in Meditations is a chance to develop your daily practice and meditate with a group of like-minded people.

Sunday Morning Meditations 10.00-12.00

October 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - December 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Have a calm start for your Sundays and days to come.

How to meditate – 6 weeks course starting November 7 – Discovering Buddhism

November 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

Learn to meditate: this is a very practical course and helps you to get started - or helps you with the practice you already have. All the aspects of meditation will be analyzed: how meditation can change your life, obstacles, possibilities . . .

Yeshe Norbu is turning one!

November 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Yeshe Norbu Mind Training Centre is turning one!
We would like to celebrate this special event with you on November 25 with a potluck party! Bring your favorite dish and enjoy this afternoon with us!

Med snällhet som vapen – Föreläsning med Daniel Mendoza

December 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Trots mörker och ett trasigt uppväxt - ändå kan man lyckas bli en kärleksfull och närvarande pappa och make. Trots mörkret - man kan ta snällheten, hoppet och framtidstron som vapen. Inte våldet. Lyssna till Daniels egen resa.

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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