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Mindfulness BEYOND Stress Reduction

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If you have a question about this talk, please contact Himantha Cooray.

This talk will highlight how advanced mindfulness can be developed according to Buddhist teachings to gain profound understanding and enlightenment. The speaker, Ven. Kamburawala Rewatha Thero, is an experienced mindfulness teacher, who has been teaching in the UK from 2002. He is well known for his practical approach in teaching mindfulness, which gives students the insight and confidence that enables the use the techniques during everyday situations.

The talk is part of a special “Mindfulness Workshop” that starts at 9:00 am. This is a chance for everyone to learn about mindfulness techniques and the ways they can be applied to everyday life. You are welcome to join the whole workshop, a part of it, or just the talk. The whole event is free and open to all. The programme is shown below:

  • 09:00 – Start of the Mindfulness Workshop
  • 09:15 Introductions and a brief orientation to mindfulness and format of the session
  • 09:30 Raisin exercise followed by discussion and mindfulness information
  • 10:15 Short body scan meditation followed by discussion
  • 11:00 Lunch (Please feel free to bring a food item to share. Alternatively, you can buy your own from the city)
  • 12:00 Mindful movement (walking meditation) followed by discussion
  • 12:30 Short sitting practice followed by discussion
  • 13:00 Discussion on general mindfulness practice (plus 3 minute breathing space) and final comments
  • 13:30 Evaluations and end of the workshop
  • 14:00 Talk on “Mindfulness beyond Stress Reduction”
  • 14:45 Questions and answers
  • 15:00 End

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This talk is part of the Buddhist Society Talks series.

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