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Mindfulness: The History, Practice, and Use of Cultivating Mindful Awareness

October 6
2:00 pm


Westview Meadows at Montpelier
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What is mindfulness? Where does it come from? And how has it appeared in so many contemporary Western institutions, from schools and prisons to corporate meetings and military training? How is mindfulness studied by contemporary neuroscientists and social psychologists, and what are their findings? Marlboro College professor William Edelglass traces the history of various forms of mindfulness from multiple traditions, starting with early Buddhist texts and ending with the secularization of mindfulness in contemporary American society.

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Nicole Dupont
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(802) 223-1068

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Westview Meadows at Montpelier
171 Westview Meadows Rd
Montpelier, VT 05602 United States
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www.westviewmeadows.com