Monday, June 23, 2008

Pema Chodron: practicing Peace in Times of War

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre
presents a summer series of video teachings

“Practising Peace in Times of War”

A DVD series with Pema Chődrőn and Richard Reoch
(recorded in California, July 2007)

Tuesday evenings, July 1st through August 19th, 2008
7 pm to 9 pm

Explore the importance of meditation in finding peace and nonaggression in one’s heart, as well as its relevance in the world. These teachings are suited for those new to meditation, as well as those who have been practicing for years.

July 1st The Buck Stops Here
July 8th Cultivating Non-Violent Mind
July 15th Leaning In and Natural Openness
July 22nd Effective Social Action
July 29th Natural Warmth and Compassionate Abiding
August 5th Groundlessness as the Source for Strength
August 12th Meditation Instruction (Richard Reoch)
August 19th Meditation Instruction (Richard Reoch)

No registration required – $5.00 donation per session will help to support our Centre – Thank You!

Pema Chődrőn is an American Buddhist nun in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition and resident teacher at Gampo Abbey in Cape Breton N.S. She is the author of many books, including The Wisdom of No Escape, Start Where You Are, and When Things Fall Apart.

Richard Reoch is the President of Shambhala International. He is a former public information officer of Amnesty International, the editor of Human Rights: The New Consensus, and he compiled the official manual on combating torture for the Organizational for Security and Co-operation in Europe. He is also a trustee of the Rainforest Foundation and chairperson of the International Working Group on Sir Lanka.

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