Equanimity & Identity: relating identity politics and dharma wisdom BOOKINGS OPEN

Sat, 31 August, 2019 - Sun, 1 September, 2019
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Escarpments Estate (formerly Katoomba Golf Club)


Many people interested in Buddhism, introspection and self-development are also interested in politics, activism and social change. How do we unify and integrate the work we do internally with the changes we seek externally?

What does it mean to have equanimous goodwill to everyone while still naming and addressing harmful policies in our government, workplaces, or even family structures?

Venerable Yönten brings her background in the social and environmental justice movements in the USA in the 1990s (as well as her upbringing as the child of activists) to the ongoing dharma discussions she facilitates in various dharma centres across Asia and Europe.

Join us for a day of discussion, debate and deep contemplation of our own prejudices and how to unlock them. Learn about the delicate line of naming ones own identity without it becoming a barrier that blocks compassion. Learn about the arising of identity itself and how to explore its dissolution ….

Teacher: Bhikshuni Lozang Yönten is known for her fresh, modern approach and warm, engaging teaching style as well as her depth of knowledge and understanding. She was our Resident Teacher here at KYC and her return visits are always eagerly awaited.  More…

Facility fee: $90 full/$80 members & concession; single day $55/$50 members & concession) Includes refreshments & light lunches each day.

Note that this is a not a residential event.