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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…
BERLIN TALKS
BERLIN TALKS
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…
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…
Loving Kindness Meditation
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Loving Kindness Meditation

A guided meditation for the cultivation of metta, or loving kindness. With Tatjana Mesar, founder of Zen Yoga by Dynamic Mindfulness.
Getting in touch
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Getting In Touch, a guided meditation

This guided meditation is all about getting in touch with the inner landscape of the body. With Tatjana Mesar, founder of Zen Yoga by Dynamic Mindfulness. If you have lower back issues, place some cushions under the knees. Blankets are also…
Lying Down - Subversive Savasana
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Lying Down on the Ground

This guided relaxation is all about grounding. Voice and bansuri (Indian bamboo flute) - Tatjana Mesar, a founder of Zen Yoga by Dynamic Mindfulness If you have lower back issues, place some cushions under the knees. Blankets are also nice…
Whole Body Smile Meditation
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Whole Body Smile Meditation

A smile makes a big difference. It's a genuine gift to our surrounding, and to ourselves. This guided meditation is an incredibly simple and powerful practice. You can practice it anytime, everywhere. With Tatjana Mesar, founder of Dynamic…
Mindfulness at Work
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Mindfulness at Work

Mindfulness at work? Yes. Change is happening all around us. And the workplace is no exception. Innovations and competitors enter the marketplace at an increasing rate. Companies brand and re-brand at a pace like Miley Cyrus changes her identity.…
mindful use of technology
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Bringing mindfulness to our digital lives

We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us – Marshall McLuhan Have you ever felt like quietly unplugging your monitor or notebook and hurling it out of an open window and watching with grim satisfaction as it smashes all over the…