Psychology & Buddhism: The authentic, integrated self and selflessness with Ven. Yönten

Sunday November 7th, 11am - 12noon PT

SECULAR SUNDAYS

Sunday, November 7th, 2021

11:00 am – 12:oo noon  Pacific Time Zone

PUBLIC TALK WITH VENERABLE YÖNTEN

*** This course will occur ONLINE via Zoom*** 

Join us for the first Sunday of November to discuss modern ideas and world events in tandem with Buddhist philosophy.
A great place to debate and deepen our practice of secular ethics. Facilitated by Venerable Yönten, this series will include a public talk, discussion and guided meditation using secular language, free from dogma.
November:
Psychology and Buddhism: The authentic, integrated self and selflessness
December:
Harmonious Holidays: The logic of faith and the role of ritual for “believers” and non-believers”
January:
Breaking Bad Habits: synchronizing our tools like science, psychology, philosophy and meditation

ABOUT VENERABLE YÖNTEN

Bhikshuni Lozang Yönten is an American-born Buddhist nun in the Tibetan tradition who was ordained in 2003. A practicing Buddhist since 1994, Venerable Yönten moved to Chenrezig Institute in Australia and studied intensively under Khensur Rinpoche Geshe Tashi Tsering (Lharampa Geshe from Sera Je Monastery and former Abbot of Gyü-me Tanric College) from 2002 – 2009, completing their Buddhist Studies Program. She then continued to study, retreat and offer service at Dharma Centers in India and Taiwan as well as Australia and New Zealand, becoming an In-Depth Registered Teacher within the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) in 2012.

Ven. Yönten was the Resident Teacher of Kunsang Yeshe Retreat Centre in the Blue Mountains of Australia from 2012 – 2015 before becoming teacher-in-residence six months of the year at Mahamudra Centre for Universal Unity in New Zealand until 2018. She has just arrived to Land of Medicine Buddha to be one of our resident teachers for six months out of the year, to allow her to honor her other teaching engagements worldwide

Currently, Ven. Yönten divides her time as a touring teacher and retreat leader, as well as annually offering the Buddhadharma from a secular perspective in Israel as a member of the Buddhist faculty for a seven-year post graduate program called Human Spirit which is a Buddhist Psychoanalytic Training Program.

 

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Date(s): Sunday November 7th, 11am - 12noon PT
Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor/Leader: Ven. Yönten
Type of event: open talk
Number of sessions: 1 Public Talk
Level: All are welcome!
Participation: Please log-in to zoom (arrive) at least 5 minutes early, so we may begin on time
Location: Online Via Zoom
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