Voices from the Therigatha: Meditations and Inspiration from the First Buddhist Women
Join us for a one-day Buddhist workshop to benefit the Namgyal Eldercare Home: Voices from the Therigatha: Meditations and Inspiration from the First Buddhist Women with Anne Teich, Ph.D. This event is a charity benefit. All profits will go to help the Namgyal Monastery Eldercare Home in Shimla, India.
In addition to Anne's teaching and meditation instruction we will also have a beautiful Classical Indian Dance performance based on the Tibetan Buddhist prayer "Tara who Protects form the Eight Dangers" by dancers Deepa Ram and Nishta Sharma.
Books by Anne Teich will be on sale, as well as beautiful original Tibetan Buddhist Thangkas and Tibetan folk art paintings by Phurbu Tashi's Tibetan Refugee Thangka Studio in Dharamsala, India.
Pre-registration is required.
About the Teacher: Anne Teich (Sister Medavi) has a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, CA. She is also a Theravada yogini practitioner from the Burmese forest tradition. She is the author/editor of Blooming in the Desert: Teachings of a Wildflower Monk, and is a contributor to Buddhist Women on the Edge: Contemporary Perspectives from the Western Frontier. She is the co-founder of Taungpulu Kabaye Monastery in Boulder Creek, CA, which is the oldest Theravada Monastery in the USA. She lives in San Francisco but teaches regularly for the Prajnopaya Foundation near Denver, CO. You may remember Anne from her weekend teachings a few years ago at Namgyal Monastery in Ithaca. She is a scholar and an engaging speaker, as well as a wonderful meditation teacher with a warm sense of humor.
Pre-registartion is required. Contact: Tashi Delek, Babette Teich-Visco (Tenzin Shila) 315-682-0702 or firstname.lastname@example.org.