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Cultivating Awareness - Planet Dharma


Banyen Dharma Talk

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.


Hollyhock Program
October 26 - 31, 2014
info & registration here

Reclaim your personal power by bringing mindful habits into your daily life. Learn how this practice frees your finest qualities and lowers obstacles to how you can best manifest in the world.

If you think mindfulness is a way to detach from life, think again. You can cultivate a more balanced, holistic life full of the natural pleasures of relationships, work, humour and joy.

Use the different senses and various parts of the brain. Rediscover your strengths and find ways to develop those weaker areas.

Together we'lll explore useful tools for practicing in both daily and exceptional situations, throughout the year.

Achariya Doug Duncan Sensei is a Dharma teacher born in Canada and known for his energetic, insightful, humorous, and practical approach to teaching paths of awakening. He has been teaching Dharma at centres around the world for more than twenty years and is the founding teacher of Dharma Japan and the Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center in British Columbia. His principal teacher was Venerable Namgyal Rinpoche. He has also received teachings from numerous Tibetan masters, including HH the XVIth Karmapa, Kalu Rinpoche, Sakya Trizin Rinpoche, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and HH the Dalai Lama. Sensei draws from diverse sources including Sufi, Taoist, Jungian and Western Mystery traditions.

Catherine Pawasarat brings to the dharma a diverse background that includes advocacy journalism, traditional Japanese arts, and ecological and social enterprise development. She is a long time senior apprentice with Doug Duncan Sensei and a founding member of Dharma Japan and Clear Sky Retreat Centre, Canada.

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