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Nature of Mind 
Buddhist practitioners in conversation with Western psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers. Come and join the conversation - all welcome!

The mind is our most valuable asset and our most dangerous possession. It can be amazingly creative or terrifyingly destructive. Every experience we have, or could possibly have, is mediated through the mind. From a Buddhist point of view our greatest danger is not realising the potential of our mind, and not finding ways of living out that potential.

A 6-month season of events featuring prominent psychologists, neuroscientists, and meditators; including interactive seminars, meditation masterclasses, and retreats. Open to all. Some events are at Croydon Buddhist Centre, some are online from Adhisthana, London Buddhist Centre, and other locations.

  •  Mind is Luminous: Going Beyond Negative Thinking
    Multiple Dates
    13 Jul, 19:15 – 21:30
    Croydon Buddhist Centre, 98 High St, Croydon CR0 1ND, UK
    This course will be looking at the Buddhist concept of papanca, which means proliferation. 13July - 17 August, Wednesdays, 7:15pm - 9:30pm. Suitable for all; by donation.
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  • Own your attention, with Amalavajra
    01 Jul, 19:00 – 21:00 BST
    Zoom event with Adhisthana
    Hosted by Adhisthana. Amalavajra and Maitreyabandhu in conversation about the implications of Amishi Jha’s work. With plenty of time for Q&As.
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  • Find your focus with Vajradevi
    04 Jul, 07:00 BST – 24 Aug, 08:30 BST
    Zoom event with Adhisthana
    Hosted by Adhisthana, 7:00-8:30am each day.. Find Your Focus with Vajradevi. Catch up with Vajradevi’s five-part meditation masterclass on how to focus your mind
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