The Monk Dude - Dada Nabhaniilananda

Meditation, Creativity & Enlightened Leadership in the 21st Century

  • 85% of doctors visits are stress related
  • We are in an arms race with distractions
  • 80% of high achievers practice meditation
  • Thousands of studies now validate this ancient mental health discipline

Meditation, Creativity & Enlightened Leadership in the 21st Century

- 85% of doctors visits are stress related

- We are in an arms race with distractions

- 80% of high achievers practice meditation

- Thousands of studies now validate this ancient mental health discipline

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Meditation, Creativity & Enlightened Leadership

Mindfulness and meditation are proven methods for opening the inner door to happiness and productivity. Thousands of studies from institutions like Harvard, MIT and Stanford universities confirm that meditation practice:

  • reduces anxiety
  • boosts immunity
  • improves mood
  • develops emotional intelligence
  • and much more.

 

This is why 35% of US companies offer mindfulness or meditation programs on campus.

MEDITATION PROGRAMS

All of these programs are available as:

A Keynote Presentation
(1 Hour)

A Workshop
(2-3 Hours)

A 6 Module Course
(6-9 Hours)

A One Day Retreat
(8 Hours)

Find Inner Peace

Learn Meditation

Class 1:  Dispelling myths and misconceptions about meditation. Benefits of meditation - the research.
Class 2:  Mantra Meditation - how to use focus, sound and thought to transform your sense of being.
Class 3: Letting go of mental addictions.
Class 4:  Cultivating positive emotions
Class 5:  Accessing higher levels of intuition and awareness
Class 6: The role of meditation in the 21st Century
IDEAL FOR
  • Engineers
  • Designers
  • Product Managers
  • Humans
  • Any organization looking to reduce stress and increase productivity
Meditation
  • an ancient system of concentration exercises
  • develops self-awareness and an expanded perspective
  • reduces stress and anxiety
  • improves focus
  • connects us with our inner source of joy, creativity and wisdom
  • raises your energy level and your sense of well-being
Drawing on the timeless wisdom of yoga philosophy, widely validated by modern research, you will learn techniques using breathing, mantras, visualizations, music and self-reflection. All designed to establish you in a regular meditation practice.
Despite these life-enriching benefits, many people who try meditation give up because it they find it dry or boring.
The good news is, practiced in the right way, meditation is deeply enjoyable. In this course you will learn how meditation can become a joyful experience. Using music and little-known secrets from the ancient yoga tradition you will discover how a simple shift in perspective can take your meditation to a higher level. What once seemed like homework can feel like a love story.
Learning modes will include music, breathing, concentration and self-awareness exercises, walking meditation, inspirational stories, small and large group discussions, and the powerful experience of collective chanting and group meditation.
"Even though I had been practicing basic mindfulness meditation for several years before this, the teachings from Dada led me to a new level of meditation experience with happiness and productivity.” – Min Kang Phd, Google

Cultivate Creativity

From Inspiration to Innovation

A 2010 IBM survey of more than 3,000 organizations identified creativity as the #1 quality they looked for in future leaders.

Class 1:  Creativity, Innovation & Meditation in the Modern World – an overview of the current place of meditation and creativity. Begin practicing meditation

Class 2:  Open & Closed Mode - important creativity framework used by writers, inventors, film-makers and poets throughout the ages

Class 3: Play & Presence - Mindfulness for stress reduction and focus

Class 4:  Imagination & Withdrawal - entering the world of imagination

Class 5:  Collective Intelligence - team synergy & productivity

Class 6:  Intuitional Science - deeper meditation to connect to inner levels of creativity, love and awareness

IDEAL FOR

  • Creative professionals
  • Cutting-edge organizations
  • Creative media companies (film, music, innovation industries)
  • Inventors, artists, writers, musicians and filmmakers
  • Any group looking to foster creativity and create a culture of innovation

“I think a 99 times and get nothing. I float in silence, and the truth comes to me.”
– Albert Einstein

All innovation starts with an idea. Or more likely, 99 bad ideas, and one good one. Our best new ideas tend to arise when we are relaxed, at play, in the shower, walking in nature or even in a dream. When the mind is calm. Not so much when we are anxious or over-thinking a problem or up against a deadline. A busy mind is not a good place to look for intuitive breakthroughs.

If you quiet your mind, you can engage that all important intuition. Meditation is a powerful way to do just that. That’s why we call it, ‘Intuitional Science’. You can train your mind to ‘float in silence’ so that your intuition can deliver the insights and solutions you seek.

“Certain meditation techniques can promote creative thinking, even if you’ve never meditated before.” Leiden University study, 2012

In this course you will learn:

  • How to optimize focus and clarity through mindfulness
  • How to think less and allow your imagination to shine through with a simple meditation technique
  • How to use music and singing to create the right mood for meditation
  • How to break through creative blocks and free your imagination
  • How to understand your two main creative modes with a time tested framework
  • How to infuse your new creations with joy

Enlightened Leadership

Learn to Lead From the Heart


Class 1:  Qualities of an Enlightened Leader. A survey of the obvious and the less well understood traits we need to develop to lead well.

Class 2:  Meditation - A Technology for Conscious Evolution. Why do so many effective leaders practice meditation?

Class 3: Emotional intelligence, calm, resilience, anxiety and kindness

Class 4:  Clarity, vision, perspective and imagination

Class 5:  Relationships, trust and teams. Mentoring, developing people.

Class 6: Leading for the Future - The Ethics of Power

IDEAL FOR

  • Team Leaders
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Executives
  • Business professionals
  • Any organization looking to increase creativity, productivity and workplace morale

“As more and more artificial intelligence is entering into the world, more and more emotional intelligence must enter into leadership.”  – Amit Ray

It’s quite easy to come up with a list of the qualities that define a good leader. The hard part is actually becoming that person. Even harder is remaining that person when provoked or under stress.

Meditation is a powerful tool that can help to make personal change real and lasting. It enhances self-awareness, empathy, patience and many other vital character traits. It is no accident that more than 80% of high achievers practice meditation.

In this course you will learn:

  • How to cultivate emotional intelligence
  • How to flourish under stress
  • How to develop empathy with your people and remember that your main job is to help them develop
  • How to tap into your inner source of inspiration and vision
  • How to develop a regular, vitalizing meditation practice
  • How to become more self-aware and remain true to yourself

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What Makes Dada Different

MUSIC

A life-long musician, Dada uses music to almost magical effect, engaging everyone emotionally and optimizing learning.

EXPERIENCE

As a yoga monk, Dada has studied with the best in India. Over the past 40 years has has taught meditation to more than 10,000 people. 

CREATIVITY

Also a comic fantasy author, Dada utilizes humor, multi-media, interactive games, role plays and your own imagination to make his workshops fun, entertaining and memorable.

So if you want to become more calm, confident, creative, and connected

Dada Nabhaniilananda

The Monk Dude

Dada is a yoga monk, a meditation instructor, an author, a keynote speaker and a musician. Born in New Zealand, he was ordained as a monk in India in 1979 and has been teaching meditation for 40 years. Dada has appeared on stage with the Dalai Lama, taught in more than 40 countries and has spoken for Apple, NVIDIA, Google, CISCO, Lam Research Intel and Facebook.

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