Friday, 17 May 2013

Not Stealing, Lying and the Pabhassara Citta by Trudy Goodman

Trudy Goodman is Executive Director and Founder of InsightLA, a non-profit organization for Vipassana
meditation training and secular mindfulness education. She teaches extensively in the field of meditation and psychotherapy at conferences and retreats nationwide. In 1995, she co-founded the very first Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy in Cambridge, MA, where she lived and taught at the Cambridge Buddhist Association from 1991-98. Trudy has studied Buddhist meditation for 35 years, with Asian and Western teachers, and is a contributing author of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy (Guilford Press, 2005) and Clinical Handbook of Mindfulness (Springer, 2008).

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Friday, 10 May 2013

How to Be an Earthling... by Wes Nisker

Wes “Scoop” Nisker is an author, radio commentator, Buddhist meditation teacher, and performer.

His most recent book is entitled Crazy Wisdom Saves the World Again! (Stonebridge Press).
Other titles include The Big Bang, The Buddha, and the Baby Boom (Harper San Francisco, 2003), the newly edited version of his national bestseller, Essential Crazy Wisdom (Ten Speed Press, 2001), and Buddha’s Nature (Bantam, 1999).

Mr. Nisker is also the founder and co-editor of the international Buddhist journal Inquiring Mind.


Friday, 3 May 2013

Perception, Agitation, Stillness, and the Second Foundation of Mindfulness by Carol Perry

Carol Perry leads retreats, weeklong bush yatras (mindfulness walks) & dharma workshops. She has 30 years of Insight meditation experience. She works the process of transformation on many levels and is rooted in a practice of bringing insight into all facets of life.

Carol is the co-founder of Dharmananda a sustainable community in northern NSW. She has lived in community for 40 years. Her commitment to community led to her work as a dispute mediator and teacher of mindful communication workshops. In addition Carol has a mindfulness-based psychotherapy (Hakomi) practice.