This one-of-a-kind course is taught by Zen master Thích Nhất Hạnh, who is accompanied by two of his senior Dharma instructors, Brother Phap Hai and Sister Lang Nghiem.
Throughout this program, you’ll work on broadening your understanding of, as well as your training in, the practice of mindfulness.
As you move through the lectures, exercises, and meditations, you’ll also open yourself up to the wonders and richness of the present moment. In doing so, you’ll unite your body and mind and bring peace throughout your entire being.
Learn How to Practice Mindfulness in Your Daily Life
•Discover Buddhist Teachings on Karma, the Three Jewels, & the Four Noble Truths•Understand Mindfulness Practice and Its Benefits•Implement a Mindfulness Meditation Practice
Unite Your Body and Mind While Being Present in Each Moment
This course will teach you about important Buddhist teachings that will allow you to understand what mindfulness is, and how it can benefit your body, mind, and emotions.
In addition to the lectures that dive into Buddhist philosophy and the unique energy of mindfulness, you’ll be asked to commit to two 15-minute meditation sessions each day.
You’ll also access exercises that will allow you to tap into your inner Self. These include questions for reflection, open-ended questions that can help you deepen your experience, and a journal to track your experiences during the course and beyond.
Contents and Overview
You’ll begin this course by generating collective mindfulness by reciting the name of Avalokiteshvara, the bodhisattva of compassion. This will prepare you for the exploration of the energies of the Buddha.
After learning about mindfulness, concentration, and insight, you’ll discover the concept of co-being. This will set the foundation for other Buddhist philosophies, including the Four Noble Truths, the Three Jewels, and karma.
The third section of the course is focused on mindful walking, so you’ll explore walking meditation to transform your experience and generate the energy of mindfulness.
You’ll also discover the power of sitting and how to generate mindfulness not only within yourself, but also as a part of your community, to transform and heal yourself and others.
Finally, after you’re comfortable with generating the energy of mindfulness in your physical body, you’ll be ready to explore the exercises of mindfulness practice for your mind and emotions.
You’ll understand how positive and negative seeds within you become weaker or stronger with mindfulness.
By the time you complete this course, you’ll have a mindfulness practice that you can use daily to strengthen the connection between your mind and body, and between yourself and others.
You’ll be able to work with your emotions and your mind in a healthy, productive way, and embrace each moment with clarity and peace.