Prajna Studios

Courses

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  • Discovering the Relaxed Mind

    An Immersion in a Seven-Step Method for Deepening Meditation Practice

    By Dza Kilung Rinpoche

    Learn a seven-step meditation practice, concisely and practically adapted from the meditation techniques of three major Buddhist traditions—Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana—which Tibetan Buddhism knits into a seamless whole.
  • Making Friends with Yourself

    Exploring Self, Selflessness, and the Roots of Attachment.

    By Pema Chodron

    Imagine having Pema Chödrön sitting in your living room, speaking directly to you. This course, beautifully set in the intimate environment of remote Gampo Abbey, presents Pema teaching how to step outside ourselves to see how our sense of self develops and leads us to negative patterns of thinking.
  • Living the Dharma

    How to Practice Buddhism and Make It Count

    By Anyen Rinpoche and Allison Choying Zangmo

    Tibetan Buddhist master Anyen Rinpoche and his teaching partner Allison Choying Zangmo share what it takes to achieve realization on the spiritual path with a practical and approachable means for bringing our practice alive and actualizing the wisdom of the Buddha in our hearts.
  • Entering the Path

    The Hinayana Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa

    By Judith L. Lief

    The hinayana path is the foundation of the Buddhist teachings. To enter the path of Buddhist practice, one must start here. Based on training in mindfulness and awareness and in cultivating a deeper understanding of one’s own mind, the hinayana is what allows us to take delight in our everyday life just as it is.
  • The Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion

    The Mahayana Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa

    By Judith L. Lief

    Once the essential foundation of the hinayana teachings has been laid, the next step begins with opening the focus of practice to include the world beyond oneself. This personal paradigm shift is the gate to the mahayana teachings, beginning with shunyata, the essential emptiness of all phenomena, and with the compassion that naturally arises from that understanding.
  • Glimpses of Vajrayana

    The Tantric Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa

    By Judith L. Lief

    The tantric path requires complete engagement and fierce dedication. There is a quality of directness, abruptness, and wholeheartedness to it, and it is said to be the more rapid but more dangerous path.
  • Glimpses of Mahamudra

    The Tantric Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa

    By Judith L. Lief

    Mahamudra is a meditation tradition within tantric Buddhism that points to the nature of awareness itself, elevating our ordinary perception to the level of the sacred. In this view, all experiences arise from a mind that is naturally vast, empty, and luminous.
  • Start Here Now

    The Path and Practice of Meditation

    By Susan Piver

    Meditation expert and New York Times best-selling author Susan Piver has taught thousands of people how to meditate. In this course, Susan distills all of her best advice and tried-and-true techniques into a self-paced program that could change your life.
  • Heart of the Brush: An Online East Asian Calligraphy Workshop

    An East Asian Calligraphy Workshop

    By Kazuaki Tanahashi

    Kazuaki Tanahashi is a renowned calligraphic artist and teacher who works with hundreds of students throughout the world each year. In this online workshop, you can study with him up close, as he guides you in exploring the wondrous world of brush calligraphy.
  • Sit Like a Buddha

    Beginning a Meditation Practice

    By Lodro Rinzler

    Believe what you've heard about meditation: it'll focus your mind, open your heart, and sometimes surprise you with insight. Lodro Rinzler, author of the book Sit LIke a Buddha, guides you through everything you need to establish a meditation practice.
  • Sitting Still Like a Frog

    Teaching Mindfulness to Kids

    By Eline Snel

    Kids take to mindful awareness naturally, even enthusiastically, as soon as they see how it works. If you’re a parent, teacher, therapist—or anyone who works with kids—this online course will give you the skills you need to introduce the youngsters in your world to mindfulness and its many benefits. Best-selling Shambhala Publications author and mindfulness trainer Eline Snel offers simple, playful ways to introduce kids to the basics.

  • The Way of the Wisdom Jesus

    Going Beyond the Mind to the Heart of His Teaching

    By Cynthia Bourgeault

    If you put aside what you think you know about Jesus and approach the Gospels as though for the first time, something remarkable happens: Jesus emerges as a teacher of the transformation of consciousness. In this online course, Episcopal priest, author, teacher, and retreat leader Cynthia Bourgeault serves as a masterful guide to Jesus’s vision and to the traditional contemplative practices you can use to experience the heart of his teaching for yourself.
  • Transforming Heart and Soul

    The Jewish Tradition of Mussar

    By Alan Morinis

    At the heart of Judaism, no less fundamental than the observation of ritual and the wisdom of Jewish law, revelation, and text, is the teaching of the transformation of the heart and soul of the individual. Dr. Alan Morinis, founder of The Mussar Institute, introduces the extraordinary thousand-year-old tradition of Mussar to help practitioners acquire Torah and internalize the wisdom of the tradition.

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