This workshop seeks to cut through the hype and present tools to better understand meditation, psychology and how we can combine them to improve our lives. For over two millennia in retreat hermitage laboratories, meditative technology has been used to test the Buddhist teachings.
This research has been published, peer reviewed and replicated by scholars and yogis who have found Buddhist practice to be a reliable technique for achieving high levels of mental health. With about four hundred years of history, science is a relative newcomer to studying the human condition yet it has made inconceivable improvements to the length and quality of our lives. Only recently has it begun studying Buddhist theories and practices to find a more complete understanding of people and how they relate to the world.
This workshop teaches Buddhist theories and practices that are points of intersection in the growing field of 'contemplative science'. It examines the possible pitfalls the field is facing as it progresses and its stunning potential to impact human lives in the future.
Sunday 7 August 9.00 am - 4.30 pm, held in the Tara Room at Chenrezig Institute. Facility fee $75. 10% discount for members and concession card holders. Accommodation and meals available separately. Meals must be booked before 10.00 am on the day of the event. All bookings can be made on our website www.chenrezig.com.au.
Corey Jackson was certified as a Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB) teacher in 2011. This perfectly facilitates his passion for using ancient wisdom in a thoroughly modern context, and he regularly teaches CEB around the country. Corey is a Tibetan/English interpreter with majors in both Psychology and Sanskrit.
Established 1974, Chenrezig Institute is a centre for Buddhist study, meditation, retreat and practice nestled in the foothills of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The Institute is home to a Tibetan Geshe (Lama), a large community of ordained Sangha (monks and nuns), students, residents, volunteers, retreat goers and guests.
Apart from the formal study programmes, Chenrezig Institute is a peaceful, calm and relaxing place to spend a few hours, days or weeks. Stroll along the bush paths, wander in formal garden, espresso in the cafe or a vegetarian meal. Teachers' availability subject to change; please refer http://www.chenrezig.com.au/programme/monthly-calendar/ for updated information.
Understanding Happiness: Modern and Meditative Technology for Wellbeing with Corey Jackson
9:00am - 4:30pm
Sunday 7 August
Facility fee $75. 10% discount for members and concession card holders.
Chenrezig Institute, Eudlo
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