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Buddhist Meditation and the Modern World

Introduces students to (i) the history of Buddhist contemplative traditions in India and Tibet (meditation, yoga, mindfulness, visualization, etc.), (ii) innovations in scientific research on understanding such contemplative practices, (iii) recent adaptations of such practices in multiple professional and personal areas, and (iv) the practices themselves through brief secular contemplative exercises.

Start Date: Jan 01, 2015 Topics: General History


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  • Dates: Jan 01, 2015 to Jan 01, 2015
  • Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: General History

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