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Bonni Ross. Challenge and Opportunity Saturday October 19 and Sunday October 20

 

Bonni Ross teaching at Christchurch Buddhist Centre Saturday October 19th 9am-12:30pm, Sunday October 20th 9am-12:30pm.

Entry by Dana/Koha

 

Challenge and Opportunity

Can we open to the idea that our minds are grounded in Buddhanature?  Can we entertain the paradox that our thoughts, words and deeds might not always demonstrate that . . . and chuckle?  There’s potential! 

Living with the paradox of daily life is a brilliant chance to practice if we have skillful, 21st century tools.  We’ll explore a range of these — formal and informal practice, wholesome community engagement and whatever your questions and concerns bring forth. 

Bonni began exploring the teachings of liberation in the early sixties.

In the mid 70’s she met her principal teacher, Venerable Namgyal

Rinpoche, whose direct, eclectic teaching and example are central to

her life. The encouragement of His Holiness the 16th Karmapa,

teachings from many great Buddhist masters, and innovative westerners have had direct influence, as well as artists, composers, scientists, poets, dancers, philosophers and mystery writers too numerous to mention. Her inspiration comes from “ordinary” people who demonstrate exceptional courage and compassion in the midst of great suffering.