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Introduction to Buddhist Meditation and Mindfulness (Wednesdays, 5:30pm-7:00pm)  

The course focuses on an experiential practice of Buddhist meditation, drawing from neuroscience, psychology and Buddhist philosophy. The aim is to help students find methods to enrich their lives with greater peace, sense of well-being, and clarity through meditation. Each class will be divided into two parts, theory and practice, with a break in between. You may ask questions anytime. A short recommended reading list will be offered in class. Class size limit: 70.

Suggested Reading: Rick Hanson. Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom. Lisa Feldman Barrett. How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain. Guo Gu. Passing through the Gateless Barrier. Essence of Chan.

 

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
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