J-Term 2021: Buddhist Meditation and the Modern Secular World — RELB 2165
Mon. Jan 4, 2021 - Fri. Jan 15, 2021 (2 weeks)
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
This course focuses on meditation from three overlapping perspectives: traditional Buddhist practices, contemporary scientific research, and modern secular adaptations; students also learn secular meditative practices firsthand. Each day we will explore a major type of meditation that relates to a variety of topics and practices - attention, insight, compassion, aesthetics, somatic work, visualization, open awareness, and more.