Special Dharma Talks: A Taste of Troubled Times: Reflecting on Goodness and Light

with Pearl Ubungen

March 1st—March 29th (2017)

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    Room: Main Shrine Room

    A series of provocative dharma talks called, "A Taste of Troubled Times: Reflecting on Goodness and Light” led and taught by pearl ubuñgen, March the 1st, 8th, 22nd and 29th beginning at 7:30 PM. This talk is part of our Dharma Night where you can receive basic meditation instruction and practice sitting and walking meditation with folks from the city. 

    With pearl leading, we will explore affinities between the fierce writings of Edward Said, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Mumia Abu Jamal and Angela Davis, among others, and the profound teachings of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche of the Shambhala Buddhist lineage.

    pearl ubuñgen has been a student of Shambhala Buddhism since 1989 and serves as Northern California Regional Chopon (Master of Offerings), Meditation Instructor and Shambhala Training Director. Ms. ubuñgen is a senior student of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Ms. ubuñgen is known for her work in the field of community-engaged arts and also is involved in advocacy/organizing at the local level. As a fourth-generation Pilipina American, Ms. ubuñgen's work relates with interdisciplinarity, diaspora, decolonization and radical approaches to embodying transformative justice.

    Free with donations appreciated.

    pearlubungen [at] gmail [dot] com 





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