SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 15TH
10AM TILL 4PM AT DOWN DOG STUDIO
Buddhist Meditation Retreat
On Lopez Island
Amita Lhamo will be offering a one day retreat based upon the� Bhagavati Prajnaparamita Hridaya� or Heart Sutra. The Heart Sutra is a text embraced by Buddhists around the world for its pithy invitation into the ground of awareness. Together we will explore some of the meanings, and ways to embody the teachings in our daily lives. All interested participants are welcome.� $45 plus Dana offering. Vegetarian lunch included. Participants must purchase a copy of the text for $10.
Amita Lhamo (Yeshe Dawa) holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies, and a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. After many years practicing as a psychotherapist, she took further training, which led to her work as a hospice chaplain. She is the founding director of The Mandorla Project, a 501 ( c ) organization dedicated to exploring the relationship between spirituality and care for the dying. As a spiritual practitioner, she studied within the Lakota dream tradition, working with her first teacher for nearly a decade before meeting the lineage of Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche and studying with his Dzogchen lineage holder, Lama Drimed Norbu. Under his guidance, she completed a five-year meditation retreat in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. She is the author of Dandelions Blooming in the Cracks of Sidewalks: Stories from the Bedside of the Dying.� She integrates her professional experience with her spiritual training to write, teach and guide private students upon the spiritual path.
AMITA IS ALSO BEING HOSTED BY THE LOPEZ BOOK SHOP ON FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13TH 7PM WITH HER NEW BOOK, “Dandelions Blooming in the Cracks of Sidewalks: Stories from the Bedside of the Dying”
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