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Please support Israeli initiative to offer Mindfulness to the Syrian/Arab communities

An Appeal from the Mindfulness in Arabic Project
The violent war in Syria has displaced more than 6,320,000 people; Now dealing with trauma imprints, insistent memories of war, fear, instability, loss, and uncertainty.Mindfulness in Arabic project is creating an online, self-help, Mindfulness course for refugees.
This innovative course is specially designed, with and for refugees, trauma informed, and culturally sensitive in their own mother tongue. The MiA course provides trauma and resiliency skills, practices that aid in the reduction of stress, rebuild self regulation, and enhance clarity, tolerance and compassion.

Trauma robs us of the present moment; Healing occurs in the present body-mind.

Join to make it happen now:

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/mindfulness-in-arabic-project-meditation

The course is based on the lessons shared with us by leading Mindfulness teachers: Jon Kabat-Zinn, Tara Brach, Christopher Titmuss, Joseph Goldstein, Jack Kornfield, Shinzen Young, Bangor U and more. These lessons have yet to be translated fully, voice-recorded professionally in Arabic, and shared widely – among refugee communities wherever they are.

Help us achieve this now, donate and share our crowdfunding project here:
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/mindfulness-in-arabic-project-meditation

Some of you know that I’ve been working with Syrian refugees and their counselors lately, These tools are well needed and called out for.

Thank you again,

Juditta Ben David MA SEP,

ToWo group director

MiA – Mindfulness In Arabic,
Galilee Healing Sisterhood Trauma healing Mindfulness MBSE

mindfulnessinarabic@gmail.com
www.mindfulnessinarabic.org
www.towogroup.blogspot.com

 



Become an Agent of Change. Join our residential programme in June, 2017 in Germany or September, 2017 in Israel

BECOME AN AGENT OF CHANGE

A 14- day programme for 60 people near Dusseldorf in Germany in June and October 2017 and  in Israel in September, 2017 and April 2018.

49 people have registered for Germany with 11 places left out of 60 available places. 15 people have registered so far for Israel out of 60 available places. The programme will take place with a minimum of 30 participants.

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The Buddha of Mindfulness. The Politics of Mindfulness

The Buddha of Mindfulness.

The Politics of Mindfulness

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Ever since, Buddhist monks, nuns and Dharma teachers from the Theravada tradition brought mindfulness/meditation to the West, it has been received with open arms. A variety of retreats, course and programmes, residential and non-residential, take place throughout the West week in, week out. Continue reading 



Critiques of Mindfulness

Six Critiques of Certain Applications of Mindfulness from previous blogs

From Christopher Blogs. Critiques of Specific Applications of Mindfulness Continue reading 



Are Buddhist Mindfulness Practices used to support International War Crimes?

War, a repulsive form of human behaviour, generates death, mutilation, trauma and destruction of people in cities, towns and villages. Every war has cost numerous lives of men, women and children, and their habitats. Families and friends of soldiers, who have died,   lost limbs or lost their sanity, have shed tears to fill the great lakes. We can never measure the intensity of the suffering due to the actions of armies and armed organisations. Continue reading 




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