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January 30–February 1, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights
Continuing Education Credits

Taming the Mind: An Introduction to Buddhist Meditation

David Nichtern
David Nichtern

David Nichtern is a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, a tradition that combines a contemporary, secular approach to meditation and the ancient teachings of Tibetan…
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For all levels.

Through the practice of meditation, it is possible to tame the wild mind and develop clarity, stability, and focus. Learn the principles and practice of shamatha (mindfulness) meditation, a powerful tool for bringing yourself present in your life. Meditation practice also helps you develop compassion for yourself and others, gives you a deeper understanding of your own mind, and can ultimately reveal the nature of reality.

Experience an overview of the path of meditation according to Buddhist teachings as you

  • Receive a proper introduction to the practice of meditation
  • Develop your practice further
  • Look at the entire range of Buddhist practice and study to see how it all fits together.

David Nichtern is known for his ability to present the richness and depth of the Buddhist tradition while making it accessible and relevant.

CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 8 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
  • 8 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge