Western Suburbs Weekly - - Local Focus -

MIND­FUL­NESS and med­i­ta­tion are an­cient tech­niques for heal­ing the mind.

The 9th Global Con­fer­ence on Bud­dhism is en­ti­tled “Re­solv­ing Con­flict With Mind­ful­ness” and in­vites ev­ery­one, not just Bud­dhists, to learn about this tra­di­tional prac­tice to help cope with mod­ern life’s stresses and re­solve both in­ner and outer con­flict.

Physi­cists, ro­bot­ics engi­neers, hyp­no­tists, psy­chother­a­pists, artists, movie stars and busi­ness­men will share the stage with learned Bud­dhist monks, nuns, teach­ers and scholars.

The con­fer­ence con­venor will be in­ter­na­tion­ally known Perth Bod­hinyana Bud­dhist monastery Ab­bot Ajahn Brahm.

The con­fer­ence will be held Satur­day, Au­gust 8, and Sun­day, Au­gust 9.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.9gcb.org.

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