Nature of Mind

Nature of Mind

Nature of Mind brings together the work of experts in the field of neuroscience, Buddhist thought and psychology to explore the mind, in all its mystery. The project will offer opportunities to connect with the wider Triratna Sangha around the world online, as well as in-person events organised by local Centers.

The Nature of Mind project, brings together the work of experts in the field of neuroscience, Buddhist thought and psychology to explore the mind, in all its mystery. The project will offer opportunities to connect with the wider Triratna Sangha online as well as in person events organised by local Centres. This will be an immersive experience of mind-training, study and community building.

Here is some more info on the three events coming up soon:

Nature of Mind Project Oceania Launch with Maitreyabandhu and team
Friday the 4th of February 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Zoom Link

Join Maitreyabandhu, Danayutta, Khemabandhu and Varadhi on at the opening event of this ambitious project.

'What's The Matter?': Exploring the Work of Iain McGilchrist
Saturday Feb 5th 8.30am-10.00am - Zoom Link

The first seminar, with Lokeshvara and Vajrajyoti, exploring the nature of mind through the lens of the work of Iain McGilchrist, whose latest release 'The Matter With Things' traverses the fields of neurobiology ontology, epistemology and metaphysics, with stark implications for our understanding of mind and world. We will be contextualising his ideas in direct experience, discussion and a Q&A, join us for what is sure to be a stimulating and thought provoking event.

Meditation Masterclass: Embodied Mind 
Mon 7- Fri 11th Feb 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Zoom Link

Explore the nature of your mind and transform it with meditation guidance from experienced Buddhist teachers. This week Maitreyabandhu will lead the meditations, focusing on learnings from the monthly seminar and discussion.
Every word, in and of itself, eventually has to lead us out of the web of language, to the lived world, ultimately to something that can only be pointed to, something that relates to our embodied existence.’ Iain McGilchrist