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Mindfulness of Breathing
Dates: Oct 05, 2018 - Oct 12, 2018
Days: Fri - Fri (7 Nights)

Instructor(s): Bhikkhu Anālayo

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This second online retreat will undertake an in-depth study of the sixteen steps of mindfulness of breathing, as a way of combining tranquility and insight in a form of practice that aims at the cultivation of the awakening factors. The retreat thereby builds on the practice, particularly of the awakening factors, developed in the first retreat on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness.

Required Reading: Bhikkhu Anālayo 2019: Mindfulness of Breathing: A Practice Guide and Translations, Cambridge: Windhorse Publications.


Enrollment in this course will be by lottery.  The lottery will close on May 15, and lottery participants will be notified of the results by email on May 22.
  • Bhikkhu Anālayo is a scholar-monk and the author of numerous books on meditation and early Buddhism, such as Satipatthāna: The Direct Path to RealizationPerspectives on Satipatthāna, and Satipatthāna Meditation: A Practice Guide. He is a Faculty Member at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, having retired from being a professor at the Numata Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Hamburg. His main area of academic research is early Buddhism, with a special interest in the topics of meditation and women in Buddhism. At the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies he regularly teaches residential study & practice courses, participates in online programs and undertakes research into meditation-related themes.  For a full list of Bhikkhu Anālayo’s publications, please click here.