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What is Buddhist Yoga?
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What is Buddhist Yoga?

“It is just within this 'fathom long' body endowed with perception and cognition that there is the world, the origin of the world, the cessation of the world, and the way leading to the cessation of the world.” Rohitassasutta, SN 2.26 A…
Lectures on Buddhism with David Listen
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Lectures on Buddhism with David Listen

September 30th - October 4th from 14:00  till 17:30 with a half an hour tea break at the Zen Yoga by Dynamic Mindfulness Full price: 250 Euros You are warmly welcomed to join our guest lecture series with the wonderful David Listen,…
The Tree Dharma Seals, Five Skandhas, Consciousness, and Karma, Perspectives on Mindfulness, Four Sublime Abodes and Chan Buddhism
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Protected: Perspectives on Mindfulness, Audio Lectures on Buddhism

From the ‘Lectures on Buddhism’ series with David Listen, Buddhist teacher and life mentor from NYC. Recorded on the Dynamic Mindfulness Advanced Yoga Teacher Training in Berlin, July 23rd – July 27th, 2018.   Perspectives…
The Tree Dharma Seals, Five Skandhas, Consciousness, and Karma, Perspectives on Mindfulness, Four Sublime Abodes and Chan Buddhism
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Protected: The Tree Dharma Seals, Audio Lectures on Buddhism

From the 'Lectures on Buddhism' series with David Listen, Buddhist teacher and life mentor from NYC. Recorded on the Dynamic Mindfulness Advanced Yoga Teacher Training in Berlin, July 23rd - July 27th, 2018. Due to technical issues,…
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Dancing for joy on the path

The Buddhist path offers more than somber contemplation and quietude; the experience of deep stillness from a sustained meditation practice can cause a river of joy to flow through our everyday lives. It happened one sunny morning after meditation.…
Fourth Paramita, Virya – The Perfection of Energy
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4th Paramita, Virya – The Perfection of Energy

In this fourth instalment of our series on the Six Perfections, we boost our energy levels by looking at Virya: Exertion.  The new lazy? "I am soooooo busy," I said. "Oh my god, same here," my friend replied. We shook our heads saying this,…
having patience. kshanti
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Third Paramita, Kshanti – Patience

HOLD YOUR HORSES! In this third instalment of our series on the Six Perfections, we explore the topic of “kshanti” – having patience or forbearance. Heard this before? “I’ve been patient with this, I really have…but I’m TOTALLY…
second paramita, ethical living, virtue
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Cultivating Ethical Living, without guilt tripping yourself (or others!)

In this second instalment of our series on the Six Perfections we explore the topic of “shila”; our ethical living in everyday life. Imagine this: You open a friendly, handwritten note, inviting you to change your life and let go…
six paramitas, generosity
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Six guiding stars to live by – introducing the Six Paramitas

“The ultimate goal of spiritual practice is to transcend this world.” True or false? For many spiritual disciplines, both Eastern and Western, the answer is YES – the goal of spiritual practice has been personal salvation; to leave this…
loving kindness practice- metta bhavana
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How to open your heart to the world

Metta Bhavana or loving kindness practice is an essential aspect of mindfulness In this last decade, science has been discovering numerous benefits from the practice of mindfulness. Whether it’s reducing stress and anxiety, improving concentration,…
Beginner’s Mind
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Beginner’s Mind

In the Beginner's Mind there are many possibilities. In the expert's mind there are few. – Zen master Shunryu Suzuki Hey presto! Have you ever wondered how children can laugh wholeheartedly at the same magic trick over and over again? As…