Workshops Mindfulness Linggan 2014
Workshop June 22: Mindfulness and TRANSFORMATION
Objective: to transform disturbed negative emotions into positive emotions. Increasing the virtues .
How? work with Buddhist techniques such as working with dualisms, the four transcendent virtues (love, compassion, joy and equanimity ), breathing techniques like Tonglen, tranquility meditation ( Shamatha ), insight meditation ( Vipassana ) and Shamadi ( meditation on the emptiness).
Location : LINgGAN yoga studio - Westeinde 12 d - The Hague
Time: 14.00 to 17.00 pm.
In the autumn / winter program at LINgGAN, Hans Kloosterman teaches 3 Mindfulness workshops. Mindfulness is learning to be in the moment, without judgment, disturbing emotions and thoughts. Mindfulness is the 7th step of the eightfold path to enlightenment of the Buddha. The Buddha lived around 450 years BC and has made a study how suffering can be reduced and happiness can be increased.
Objective: To broaden awareness, to increase self-awareness and to reach out so that the self-insight increases. Suffering will decrease and happiness is enlarged through transformation techniques. Self- Awareness and happiness are highly interconnected.
These workshops can be taken separately or as a whole serie.
Location : Yoga Studio LINgGAN - Westeinde 12 d - The Hague
Time: 14.00 to 17.00
Cost : 30 euro pp
The awakening occurs in the order of : IDENTIFY, ACCEPT, TRANSFORM. The workshops are also given in this order.
Sunday August 31: Mindfulness and RECOGNITION
Sunday October 12: Mindfulness and ACCEPTANCE
Sunday, December 7: Mindfulness and TRANSFORMATION
Workshop August 31: Mindfulness and RECOGNITION
Objective: We are our thoughts. Raise awareness on a physical, emotional and mental level. Recognizing the five obstacles and five poisons the mind.
How? treatment of the first teaching of the Buddha, the four noble truths: There is suffering, there is an origin of suffering, the cessation of suffering, the path to the cessation of suffering. Treatment of the eightfold path to enlightenment. Techniques: sitting meditation, the body scan and hatha yoga. In addition:
- Who am I , what can I do and what do I want in life?
- Positive and negative thinking / behavior patterns
Workshop October 12: Mindfulness and ACCEPTANCE
Objective: To become aware of the thinking / behavior patterns that you find difficult to accept in yourself and others.
How? Buddhist concepts as interdependence, impermanence, emptiness, disturbing emotions and karma. The six transforming virtues ( paramitas ) can help you to recognize and accept your behavioral patterns. The theory is interspersed with hatha yoga and concentration ( Shamatha ) and insight meditation ( Vipassana ).
As a special feature, the heart meditation will be taught, according to the Heart Sutra of The Buddha on receiving wisdom.
There is charted what you need to be physically, emotionally and mentally happy. Emotions like acceptance, gratitude, love, compassion, friendship, solidarity, forgiveness, pain and sorrow, vulnerability, wisdom are balanced in the heart. How do we find a good balance in relation to the other person? What is needed?.
Workshop December 7: Mindfulness and TRANSFORMATION
Objective: To transform disturbed negative emotions into positive emotions. Increasing the virtues.
How? Work with Buddhist techniques such as working with dualisms, the four transcendent virtues (love , compassion , joy and equanimity ), breathing techniques like Tonglen, tranquility meditation ( Shamatha ), insight meditation ( Vipassana ) and Shamadi ( meditation on emptiness) .
Placed on; 04-06-2014
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