An international conference bringing together “practitioners, philosophers, educators, managers, and researchers from quantitative and qualitative traditions including many meditators and mindfulness instructors.”
Featuring international keynote speakers such as Paul Grossman (Switzerland) and Stephen Batchelor via video-conference from France.
Melbourne, Australia: Friday 1 and Saturday 2 March 2013
Sebel Albert Park Hotel, Melbourne
(with a day of optional workshops on Thursday 28 February)
For further information: www.mindfulness.conorg.com.au/index.html
One day retreat with Venerable Zhi Sheng: Pure Land Buddhism, Mindfulness & Meditation, and T’ai Shen Qigong.
When: 3rd February, 2013.
Time: 9:30 – 4:30 (lunch provided).
Where: 1/1100 Wellington Road (Wellington Village), Rowville, Victoria 3178
Cost: $80 inc GST – proceeds to restoration of Guang Jue Temple
Contact: (03) 97558859
“Most people assume that meditation is all about stopping thoughts, getting rid of emotions, somehow controlling the mind. But actually it’s … about stepping back, seeing the thought clearly, witnessing it coming and going.” (Andy Puddicombe)[ted id=1640]
Awakening the Mind and Heart: A weekend course on Mindfulness and Compassion
With Heather Marriott
10.30am-12.00pm & 2.30-4.00pm Saturday & Sunday
16-17 March 2013
At Maitripa Centre, Healesville