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Committed Practitioners Programme

  • March 2, 2018 - September 9, 2019
    6:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Long course 2018-19 6 Modules and 2 Retreats in Holland and Switzerland Please note that this programme has now sold out. To register your interest for the next programme (2021/22) please email with your details. Thank you.  The Buddha envisaged a path that led directly to its culmination in a deeply ‘embodied’ understanding of (more…)

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The Big Picture

  • The Big Picture
    February 18, 2019 - February 23, 2019
    6:00 pm - 12:00 pm

The Big PictureFebruary 18, 2019 – February 23, 20196:00 pm – 12:00 pm This programme is designed for those currently training in or teaching mindfulness based applications in contemporary settings.

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Retraite de Méditation Bouddhiste Laïque

  • May 10, 2019 - May 15, 2019
    4:00 pm - 12:00 pm

10 – 15 mai 2019, le Château de Magny en Morvan, France (Cette retraite sera enseignée en Français sans traduction / The retreat will be taught in French with no translation.) Cette retraite résidentielle va nous aider à découvrir ce qui est au coeur de l’enseignement du Bouddha.  Nous explorerons comment ces enseignements peuvent être interprétés (more…)

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The Five Khandhā (‘Aggregates’)

  • The Five Khandhā (‘Aggregates’)
    August 26, 2019 - August 31, 2019
    4:00 pm - 2:00 pm

26 – 31 August 2019, ITC-Naarden, Holland The Buddha often spoke of experience comprising of five khandhā – meaning sections or aggregates. These khandhā, sometimes thought of as components that come together to make an individual, are made up of: Form Feeling Perception ‘Conditioning activities’ or ‘Programs’ Consciousness. Interestingly, as well as factors of identity, (more…)

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Philosophy as a Way of Life: The Buddha, Sceptics, Epicureans and Stoics

  • Philosophy as a Way of Life: The Buddha, Sceptics, Epicureans and Stoics
    October 26, 2019 - October 27, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Non-residential weekend course with John Peacock and Stephen Batchelor 26-27 October 2019, Centrum voor Mindfulness, Amsterdam, Holland From India to Greece, since ancient times, philosophy has been understood as a way of life – to be practiced through rigorous self-examination and ethical living. This weekend will explore some of the striking parallels between the practices (more…)

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