Taking Care of Ourselves & Our World
June 23 • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday, June 22, 2018; 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
- John Fischer, meteorologist, master gardener, master recycler, and master composter, will talk on reducing waste and living sustainably. His talk will include information on food, shelter, clothing, and recreation – with a bonus section on myth-busting.
- Michael Busby, Qi Gong teacher in Daoist lineage of Eva Wong (Xiantianwujimen), Director of Seattle Shambhala Center, and Daoist Lifestyle Tea shop owner, will talk on the intersection of nature and humanity, appreciating sacredness in our world, and collectively cultivating connection to place, seasons, and elements.
Saturday, June 23, 2018; 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
- Dr. Claudelle Glasgow, clinical psychologist in private practice, adjunct teacher in Integrated Mental Health at National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Shambhala teacher, and Buddhist Minister of Religion, will talk on Shambhala Buddhism and its relevance in these chaotic time; co-creating our new space with inclusivity and kindness; and an experiential approach to working with difficulties between people without aggression.
- Teri Rowe,Director of Open Sky Shambhala, Shambhala Teacher, Manager of the Departments of Economics and Sociology at the University of Oregon, will provide an overview of the Open Sky Shambhala Meditation Center, give brief group introductory meditation instruction, and talk on obstacles and antidotes in sustaining an ongoing meditation practice.
Saturday, June 23, 2018; 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
- David Cook, mental health caregiver, leader of Young Meditators’ Group at Portland Shambhala, and Social Meditation facilitator, will lead a Social Meditation practice session in which we experience meditation as a form of cultural interaction, creating a foundation for authentic communication and fearlessness.