LECTURES FROM THE BUDDHIST ROOTS OF MINDFULNESS RETREAT, OCTOBER 2017
In October 2017, Mindfulness Northwest director and leader teacher Tim Burnett co-led a 7-day silent mindfulness retreat with Robin Boudette. Tim and Robin gave daily talks exploring Beginner's Mind and the Foundational Attitudes of mindfulness training as expressed by several teachers: principally Shuryu Suzuki Roshi and Jon Kabat-Zinn.
The primary texst for the lectures were:
Shuryu Suzuki, Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind and Not Always So
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Full Catastrophe Living
Recordings of the six talks along with our lecture notes are in the pages that follow.
The Foundational Attitudes
The 7 Foundational Attitudes for mindfulness training according to Jon Kabat-Zinn (see his Full Catastrophe Living, chapter 2)