Rob Nairn was instrumental in bringing Mindfulness to Africa and we are indebted to Rob for this. Rob developed a unique secular training in mindfulness, which takes us on a step by step journey into a deepening experience of being present and accepting ourselves as we are. The training includes teachings in Western psychological language that provide a context for understanding what is happening in our minds as we practice and work with obstacles that arise.

Mindfulness is learning to pay attention to our moment-to-moment experience with an attitude of kindness and curiousity. The progressive training results in a deepening awareness and compassion and greater resilience to the ups and downs of everyday life.

 

Courses & Retreats

A team of experienced Mindfulness presenters offer 6–8 week Mindfulness courses three times a year, at a variety of locations in Harare. These Mindfulness courses are then followed up by a 4–5 day Mindfulness retreat at Susurumba Retreat Centre in Juliasdale in the Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe. Participants are encouraged to make this a special time to re-treat themselves as it is during times of retreat that one begins to feel the real benefits of such a practice. 

Details about forthcoming courses and retreats are published on the Harare Buddhist Centre website.

Join our Mailing List

Please sign up for the Mindfulness Foundation of Zimbabwe email newsletter to receive notifications about courses, retreats, talks and resources.

© 2016 Mindfulness Foundation of Zimbabwe