Rob Nairn Archive

Rob’s teachings

Rob Nairn is one of the world pioneers in presenting Buddhist philosophy and practice in a way that is accessible to the Western mind. In 1980 he resigned as professor of criminology at the University of Cape Town to commit full-time to his spiritual path. His training in psychology and Buddhism, including a four-year cloistered retreat at Samye Ling, enables him to translate ancient Eastern wisdom into concepts that we can understand and apply.

Rob Nairn has 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 working with obstacles that arise.

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Rob Nairn: The Power of Insight

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Rob Nairn The Role of Preference in our Mindfulness Practice

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Rob Nairn Compassion Training 2

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Rob Nairn: Thoughts, Thinking, Engagement

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Rob Nairn Compassion Training 1

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