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Buddhist Psychology Course
The mind, consciousness & wellness

Minding Centre
Blk 644 Bukit Batok Central, #01-68 (2nd flr)
Singapore 650644
[near Bukit Batok MRT & Bus Int]
Tel: 6569 5205; HP: 8211 0879


Course Summary 2007
  • Healing yourself: How the mind creates problems: two kinds of pain; perception.
  • The conscious body: Mind-body interbeing (the 5 aggregates & mental networking).
  • The unconscious : How the mind really works, or are we really in control?
  • Minding the mind: Mental distractions and the nature of attention; consciousness.
  • The art of loving: Negative emotions & healing emotions; types of love.
  • The brain repairs itself: Neuroplasticity: how the mind helps the brain grow.
  • Don't believe everything you think: Mental defences & healthy emotions.
  • Non-judgement day is here: Mindfulness training in daily life (meditation).
  • The still eye of the storm: The brain during meditation; building a still centre.
  • Ancient wisdom, modern science : Recent developments in Buddhist psychology.

    May 31, June 7, 14, 21 (Thu 7.30 - 9.30 pm)

    INTAKE 2 (BP2)
    Jun 23 (Sat), 24 (Sun), 30 (Sat), Jul 1 (Sun) (Sat 7.00 - 9.00 pm; Sun 11.00 am - 1.00 pm)

    Venue: The Minding Centre

    Fees: $175 (incl 2 coursebooks)

    INSTRUCTOR: Piya Tan, a meditation therapist, trained as a Buddhist monk for 20 years. He has been teaching meditation since the 1980s, and has taught at the University of California @ Berkeley, the Defence Science Organization, SIA, HP, etc. He is personal meditation mentor to various individuals. Currently, he is translating and teaching early Indian texts on Buddhist psychology. He is married with two young children. For more details click here

    Who Should Attend
    Health care professionals, social workers, care-givers, executives, clergy, managers, lecturers, teachers, parents, or anyone interested in the mind and mental health.

    For more details, please browse our or contact Ratna Lim. Please make your payment to "The Minding Centre" and mail to:

    Minding Centre
    Blk 644 Bukit Batok Central, #01-68 (2nd flr)
    Singapore 650644

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