Being Brave: Creating Enlightened Society

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche & Acharya Pema Chödron

May 2nd—May 4th

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    Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Pema Chödrön, two of the world’s beloved spiritual leaders, come together again to offer one of their renowned meditation retreats.

    Drawing on the depths of Shambhala and Buddhist teachings, Being Brave will explore how meditation practice develops a greater sense of interconnectedness, and rouses strength to cultivate enlightened society. How can we apply inner peace and bravery to develop outer compassionate action? Global spiritual wisdom speaks to an inner and outer transformation. When we open our hearts to meet fear with bravery, we can begin to connect with the fundamental practice of compassion and the recognition of our shared humanity.

    A weekend of teaching, meditation, and discussion. Being Brave will be host to Pema Chödrön’s only public teaching on the West Coast in 2014. Joined also by guest speaker, Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of California.

    Schedule
    Friday, May 2, program begins at 7 p.m.
    Sat , May 3 , 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. with lunch break mid day
    Sun, May 4, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with lunch break mid day.

    Registration
    Visit the Creating Enlightened Society Website for more information about the weekend, and to register. 

     

     

     

     

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