Sutra Study: Yogic + Buddhist Philosophy | July 13-15, 2018

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Sutra Study: Yogic + Buddhist Philosophy | July 13-15, 2018

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During this module we will examine various classical Buddhist & Yogic sutras, and their relevance to our contemporary world.

 

Sutras covered during this training:

  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, including the 8 Limbs of Yoga (Ashtanga), Yogic action (Kriya), and the Yamas & Niyamas
  • Anapanasati Sutra (Breath Mindfulness Discourse)
  • Prajnaparamitahrdaya Sutra (Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom)      
  • Dhammacakkappavattana Sutra (Setting in motion of the wheel of the Dharma) including the 4 Noble Truths, the Middle Way & the Noble Eightfold Path

 

Elements of this training:

  • How do we study classical texts?
  • How do we interpret the classical teachings to apply to our contemporary lives?
  • What can we do in our day-to-day life to practice these teachings?
  • How do we create a practice of study, and how do we share our insights with others?
  • What can we learn about ourselves through the study of the classical texts?

 

READING:

 

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Alistair Shearer)

Breathe, You Are Alive! (Thich Nhat Hanh)

The Heart of Understanding (Thich Nhat Hanh)

 

All practices and teachings offered in this module are direct transmissions from Thich Nhat Hanh, the world’s foremost teacher of Buddhist philosophy, applied mindfulness and compassion, as recorded by Bart & Nina during their studies with him over the past 10 years. 

 

January 5-7, 2018

Applied Mindfulness: Communication

 

During this module we will examine the elements of communication. How do we communicate through listening? How do we become present, so we can offer our presence? How can we express what we are thinking, without hurting others? How can we cool the flames of anger?

 

Elements of this training:  

 

  • Fourth Mindfulness Training: Deep Listening
  • Aghata Vinaya Sutra (Discourse on Water as an Example)
  • Right Speech
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Commitment to Truthfulness
  • Beginning Anew
  • Non-reaction and cooling the flames of anger
  • Practical application in our daily lives
  • Problem solving

 

 

 

READING:

 

The Mindfulness Survival Kit: Five Essential Practices (Thich Nhat Hanh)

Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames (Thich Nhat Hanh)

 

 

All practices and teachings offered in this module are direct transmissions from Thich Nhat Hanh, the world’s foremost teacher of Buddhist philosophy, applied mindfulness and compassion, as recorded by Bart & Nina during their studies with him over the past 10 years. 

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