Mindful Resistance: Rescue the Planet (AND Ourselves)

Mindful Resistance: Rescue the Planet (AND Ourselves)
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Date/Time
Date(s) - Jul 13, 2017
2:00 pm EDT - 3:30 pm EDT

Event Sponsor and Host
Heather Mann and Parallax Press


Communities across generations and faiths are coming together to reverse our environmental crisis. Now is the moment to direct our mindful energy outward to heal our planet and each other.

Join Heather Lyn Mann and Thanissara Weinberg on Thursday, July 13 at 11am PT for the next session in the Mindful Resistance series.

Heather Lyn Mann, author of Ocean of Insight, and Thanissara Weinberg, author of Time to Stand Up, are meditation teachers and environmental advocates. Heather and Thanissara will discuss how to apply the principles of Engaged Buddhism in caring for the environment. Together we’ll explore how our spiritual practice can help us cultivate resilience and create a future where our children and planet can thrive.

Please join us for this free online conversation. Dana to be requested.

Register using the link below and receive a 25% discount coupon after this event which can be used on a special selection of eight Parallax titles.

Webinar Speakers

 

Heather Lyn Mann
Heather is a practitioner of Buddhism & mindful advocacy. She is the author of Ocean of Insight. In 2006 Thích Nhất Hạnh ordained Heather into his core community of practice—the Order of Interbeing. Mann also founded & led the Center for Resilient Cities—a non-profit mobilizing inner–city residents to restore beauty & function in damaged neighborhood landscapes.

 

 

Thanissara Weinberg
Thanissara trained in the Thai Forest Tradition of Ajahn Chah for 12 years as a Buddhist nun. She authored, A Time to Stand Up. With her husband and teaching partner she founded Dharmagiri Insight Meditation Centre in South Africa. Thanissara has an MA in Mindfulness Psychotherapy Practice from the UK. She is also a teacher at the Insight Meditation Society, MA & at Spirit Rock Meditation Center.

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This event is hosted by Heather Mann and Parallax Press.
For more information, see the event website here.


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