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february

06feb10:0017:00All you wanted to know about ritual but were afraid to ask: one day courseAs a preparation for engaging in meditational practices to gain higher realizations, the Buddha presented practices for accumulating merit and purifying negative karmas, which are known as the Seven Limb Practices. This course will cover the significance and purpose of these practices and how to implement them in one’s daily life.

20feb(feb 20)09:0021(feb 21)17:00Mindful Self-Compassion - Core Skills Training with Camilla Sköld: Weekend courseThis two-day workshop is an introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), an empirically supported training program based on the clinical perspective of Chris Germer and the pioneering research of Kristin Neff.

27feb10:0017:00The meaning of life - from a Buddhist perspective: One day courseAt certain points in our lives we may find ourselves asking questions such as, why am I here and what is the purpose of my life? Is everything predetermined or can I change the direction of my life? Is there an end to our problems and can we be truly happy? In this one day course Venerable Michael will give an introduction to the Four Noble Truths, the first teaching the Buddha gave after reaching enlightenment.

march

20mar10:0017:00Introduction to Karma - the law of cause and effect: one day courseWhy do we feel elated and happy at certain times and completely deflated, sad and confused at other times? Are other people and external circumstances the main cause that make us feel happy or sad, or could it be related to our own thoughts and actions in some way?

may

01may10:0017:00Death and dying: one day courseIt is inevitable that we experience the loss of a loved one at some stage in our lives. It is also inevitable that we ourselves experience death someday. In this one day course Venerable Michael will introduce some meditation techniques on the awareness of death and the actual death process as explained in the Buddhist texts.

14may(may 14)19:0016(may 16)16:00Kum nye Tibetan yoga: Weekend retreatKum Nye is a body and mind discipline consisting of movements, breathing exercises, and sitting meditations, that provides stress reduction, transforms negative patterns, and can be seen both as a spiritual discipline in itself and as a preparation for meditation and other spiritual practices.

22may10:0017:00The Four Seals of Buddhism: one day courseAs ordinary beings, we all hold certain misconceptions relating to ourselves and the world, which is said to be the main cause for all our personal problems and all the suffering in the world. While there is no easy solution, as we begin to get a glimpse into reality, it is said that our problems will gradually reduce and eventually be overcome completely.

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