The Ground beneath our feet: The foundations of mindfulness

Estimated cost: 0 - R500
Field Of Study: Family Medicine
Department Name: Family Medicine and Primary Care

Objectives:

For participants to be exposed to the historical origins, the ethical and compassionate foundation of mindfulness, and its on-going relevance and applicability in the present-day
The objectives of the short course are to:
For participants to be experience the depth of mindfulness practice and the ethos from which it arose.
For participants to encounter the framework for exploring suffering and its transformation.
For participants to intensively cultivate, examine and apply the attitudes and qualities that infuse the practice of mindfulness.
For participants to consider the connections between the source of these teachings and their contemporary expression.

Entry Requirement: Advanced Certificates/Diploma/or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Competence
Duration: 5 weeks
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: M James
Contact Person Email: mariannaj@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 938 9395
Latest Year Offered: 2017