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You may register for courses through the course information pages on this site. Registration will begin approximately a month and a half in advance of each course. For more information about...
Each and every one of Tovana's courses is only made possible through the generosity of our practitioners. If you have been in a Tovana course and felt that you gained something from the experience,...
Dr. Stephen Fulder Life is exhausting. We seem to be running from morning to night. We never have enough energy. Often we wake up tired and we go to bed even more tired and in between we never feel...
A city course of 8 sessions, meant mostly for those who have begun practicing, but are relatively in the start of their path. The course offers a framework for strengthening the meditative practice...
Tovana meditation, also known as Vipassana, is a Buddhist meditation method taught for the past 2,500 years in East Asia, which has reached the west in the past centaury. Vipassana means 'insight...
  By Dr. Stephen Fulder   “What does that mean?” “Does it have any meaning?” “I am what?” “Who or What exactly is the That that I am supposed to be?” “If I am That, am I still myself?” “How can...
Tovana's audio library includes Dharma talks by Israeli and other teachers in English and Hebrew delivered both in Israel and abroad. We offer these talks for download free of charge in the spirit...
  The Course for Families was started in order to make going to a meditation retreat possible for practitioners with children.  This course, which takes place every year in the spring, offers a rare...
  Vipassana is a method of Buddhist Meditation which has been practiced for 2,500 years in East Asia and which arrived in the West in the last century. Vipassana means "clear-seeing" or insight into...
'Mindfulness' is a translation of the world 'sati' from the ancient language of Pali, the language of the early Buddhist texts. This word means 'remembering to be conscious' or 'remembering to pay...
Amutat Tovana, a non profit organization, is a supportive and organizational body for anyone interested on developing and practicing awareness in their daily lives, through Tovana meditation.
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  Dr. Stephen Fulder   Empathy is a quality that all of us know something about. It is our ability to feel with others, to feel what they feel, to know something about what they are going...
This course consists of eight weekly two-hour meetings in which the participants will gradually acquire the skills needed to practice mindfulness and basic concentration. Each session includes...
Living the Dharma in daily life – a semester course for deepening and integrating the Dharma in daily life. The idea for this course stems from attention to the needs of the community for an in-depth...
There are several "streams" or traditions of studying within the framework of Vipassanā courses. The course according to the tradition of S. N. Goenka is taught mostly based on the originally Burmese...
The course is conducted in complete silence, apart from group discussions and personal discussions with the teachers during designated times.
  Our Jerusalem sanga (english speaking) would like to invite new members. we are a small group (about 8 members). we have been meeting for over 10 years (every monday evening). We meditate then have...
  by Dr. Stephen Fulder    Karma simply means action. No more, no less. It is the way of the world: a law of action and reaction. It is about influences; the influence of all things on all things,...
  A course of several days creates an environment which facilitates a deep practice experience in optimal conditions. The prolonged practice enables the development of concentration and inner...
A city course of about 15 sessions, meant for those who have finished the "Dharma in Everyday Life" Course. Wisdom and compassion are like the wings of the heart's freedom movement. Wisdom teaches us...
A gathering of introduction to Vipassana Meditation (Tovana). This kind of gathering takes place from time to time and includes a short meditation, a talk and Q & A time. This kind of gathering...
The Dharma Facilitators' Program is a unique project led by Christopher Titmuss, a respected Dharma teacher of international renown. The program has branches in different countries across the world...
DHARMA PRACTICE IN DAILY LIFE In alphabetical order 1. Abide with authenticity and integrity. Be willing to say to YES to develop what matters, say NO to what is harmful, take risks and be...
  Dr. Stephen Fulder     Some 2500 years ago, Prince Siddharta, left the palace where he had been living in comfort, and set out on a search for ultimate truth. His way led him to deep inner...
Sangha means, together, or in company. The Sangha is a community of people who share the same path. The Buddha spoke of the three precious stones which are necessary for every person following a...
No. Many Tovana courses are led in English by international teachers. Other courses are led in Hebrew, but in most cases simultaneous translation into English can be arranged.
Tovana is an organisation that disseminates spiritual teachings and practices derived from the Buddhist teachings, the Dharma, which help us discover a deep inner peace and awakening and a life of...

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