Breath: Entanglements of Meditation, Race, and the Earth
Date(s) - Jun 26, 2020
7:00 pm EDT - 8:15 pm EDT
Event Sponsor and Host
Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston
with Acharya Adam Lobel
This is an online event.
From the organizer:
Meditators are aware of the breath. But what is the breath? A full breath expresses psychological ease. Shortness of breath expresses anxiety. The subtle breath enlivens the yogic body. The inability to breathe is a symptom of oppression and violence. And if the air is polluted and the climate scorched, where shall we breathe? A phenomenology of the breath would move beyond a bodily function or inner object of meditation. It would flow into the world, revealing the inevitable entanglements between personal, social, and ecological breath.
The Shambhala Center will donate its portion of the proceeds from this program to the Anti-Racism Collaborative, a local collective of anti-oppression educators and activists committed to supporting the movement for racial justice and equity.
This event is hosted by Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston.
For more information, see the event website here.
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