Buddhist Meditation 2: 'Exploring States of Mind and Feeling' (Spring term) (SFM 02)

  • Day and time: Wednesday 10:30 - 12:00
    Weekly
  • Length of course: 1 term. Spring (8 Weeks)
  • Number of places: 20
  • Start date: 13 January 2021
  • Description:

    This course provides an opportunity to explore Buddhist meditation in greater detail. It is intended as a continuation for those who wish to take further the insights and practices they developed in the autumn term course. And also for anyone who undertook the introductory course in previous years, or already has experience of Buddhist meditation. The course focuses on linking our feelings with our breathing and on exploring key dimensions of the way we connect with, and respond to, others' experience. We will also examine possible remedies for the obstacles to meditation we may encounter.

    Suggested reading:

    Vessantara: 'The Art of Meditation: The Breath' (2005) (Windhorse Publications); Vessantara: 'The Art of Meditation: The Heart' (2006) (Windhorse Publications) 

  • Format: Discussion and directed meditation practice

  • Tutor: Richard Winter
  • I used to teach at Anglia Ruskin University; I have been studying and practising meditation and Buddhism for more than 20 years as a member of the Cambridge Buddhist Centre


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