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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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Express Meditations @Lunchtime – Monday-Friday

March 21, 2019 @ 12:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Take a chance and sharpen your focus for the rest of the day - meditate on lunchtime at Roslagsgatan 62!

Buddhism for Beginners – 4-weeks course

March 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 11, 2019

This is an introductory course on Buddhism for complete beginners - welcome! 

Lär dig meditera – 4 ggr – för en nybörjare

March 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, repeating until March 25, 2019

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.

Yinyoga med KS

Yin Yoga med Mentala Strategier mars-april

March 25, 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

Yin yogan hjälper dig att öppna upp, slappna av, släppa taget och komma till ro, det finns ingen strävan, ingen perfekt ställning, inget mål.

Foundations of Mindfulness

Foundations of Mindfulness – 9 week course

March 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Be your own therapist

Be your own therapist

March 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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"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? 

Learn to Meditate – 4 weeks – English class

March 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 26, 2019

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.

Presenting the Path – 9-weeks course – Part of Discovering Buddhism

March 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 3, 2019

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.

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How meditation changes your brain

March 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ever wondered what happens to your brain while you meditate? Or how it changes over days, months, or years of practice? - Public Talk by Hans Melo PhD.

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All about Karma – weekend course with Venerable Namgyel

April 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - April 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Join us and learn what "karma" really means, and not just having a lot of assumptions about it? "Karma", means "action". With our actions, words, and thoughts we shape ourselves in our daily lives - now. It means also causality, everything has a cause and an effect.

Ethics for a Whole World – Book Circle

April 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 23, 2019

How can we personally contribute to peace and benevolence in the whole world? Explore this question in the light of secular ethics - universal human values irrespective of whether one is religious or not.

DP

Dharma Practice

April 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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.

KULTURNATTEN

Kulturnatten den 27 april

April 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm

We are taking part in Kulturnatt Stockholm. Check our exciting program and join us on April 27th!

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16 Guidelines for Life Level 1 Workshop

May 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - May 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

This innovative 2-day workshop explores universal values that can empower you to lead a happy meaningful life.

Yinyoga med KS

Yin Yoga med Mentala Strategier maj-juni

May 6, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:45pm on Monday, repeating until June 11, 2019

Yin yogan hjälper dig att öppna upp, slappna av, släppa taget och komma till ro, det finns ingen strävan, ingen perfekt ställning, inget mål.

GDD retreat

Bodhicitta Summer Retreat in Finland with Geshe Dorji Damdul

July 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - July 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

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!

Summer retreat 2019 Pende

The Gradual Path to Awakening – Summer retreat with Stephan Pende

August 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - August 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

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.

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