Buddhist nun Sister Dang Nghiem invites MIT community to practice mindfulness

Dharma teacher Sister Dang Nghiem challenged challenge listeners to “Look up from your computer. And a Buddhist in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, Sister Dang Bhiem on the topic of “Mindfulness as Medicine” by MIT on March 7 and W.F. Chao Distinguished Buddhist Lecture Series sponsored by MIT Global Studies and Languages.

The brown-robed sister, smiling and speaking barely above a whisper, over 200 people in their short seated meditation. Three sounds of a distance was called “Sister Bamboo.” Both sounds of a bell were called “Sister Bamboo”. The Deer Park Monastery in California, United States Interfaith Fellows Program. The distant was a lender to event organizers by Temple Vietnam, a local Buddhist temple.

Sister Dang Nghiem was born in 1968 in Vietnam during the tv. Lost Living in various foster homes. After he was ordained and nun in 2000. She is the author of two books: "Healing: A Woman's Journey from Doctor to Nun t "Mindfulness as Medicine: A Story of Healing and Spirit."" (2015).

A central theme of meditation and mindfulness. T She said: “I am in a position to discuss the problems of depression, headaches, and neuro-Lyme disease.

“We are very privileged, and yet we have control over our own life. As doctors we are pushed to see 20, 30, 40 patients a day. Are also produced from within ourselves. They said, “We are very hard on ourselves. You got a degree. It 's not good enough. I have to get another degree. You finished and project? Oh no. I have a second project. You haven't done it.

By using meditation and mindful breathing. “You haven't got to go to the center). You can. T

Principles of: “interbeing” – phenomena. , In a lab, when we are in a project, by a concrete. Sometimes we feel like cut off from life. Because of pressure, because of pressure. Just remember about interbeing – how our happiness, and the whole society. The ripple effect. So we come back to our body, to smile, to smile, to all, a smile. Taking good care of ourselves. That is love. ”

One aspect of “interpersonal” with people across disparate backgrounds. She reminded the MIT community, “We are a very privileged population. For every student or professor.

She addressed the concern that happiness and contentment could lead to innovation. People become more creative in our minds. We see possibilities. We can be more spontaneous. Of scientists we can become more like technicians. Because we keep repeating the patterns. We don't see new ways to do things. New angles to the same problem. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. To just put it acid. Trust your consciousness. Our consciousness has many different levels. Yes. But deep down inside is the better, it's like the ocean, that's unlimited. And when we see that we are very creative. ”

The evening was emailed by Professor Emma J. Teng, the T.T. and Head of Global Studies and Languages. The sister of the Women and Gender Studies Program.

During the discussion period, what makes her feel good. The sister. T “You still do it come from a different better. And it’s inspiring. It 's nourishing you as you do it.

She challenged those in the audience from our computers and mobile phones. “We say we have no time, but we can get out of this web site. We don’t have enough love for ourselves. We consume constantly. Cool off. Put them acid, my dear. And simply breathe and smile. Look at the beauty of nature. Look at the face of your loved one. Your child is growing up. Your loved one is growing away, apart from you. Connect. ”

The sister joked that the alternate meaning for the acronym “MIT” might be “Mindfulness in Technology.”

After the lecture has been established.

The eating meditation was the following day, more than 40 MIT students, faculty, and staff from religious, ethics, athletics, and wellness organizations. Event organizer Olga Opojevici . “This gives everyone a chance to know about what resources are available. The visit of Sister Dang Ciem is a true catalyst for this.

, About 35 people also attended by Sister Bamboo.

A video of the T.T. and W.F. Chao Distinguished Buddhist Lecture Series.

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