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Real Change: Covid, Climate Reality, and the New Normal

September 07 - September 07, 2020

Sharon Salzberg

Robert A.F. Thurman

Michele Loew

Michael G. Burbank

Real Change: Covid, Climate Reality & the New Normal - an online conversation with Sharon Salzberg & Bob Thurman, moderated by Michelle Loew, Monday, September 7 at 7.30 pm ET, presented by Tibet House US | Menla Online.Join us for an engaging conversation between two pioneers of contemporary Buddhism who will look at the impact of the 'new normal' and rapid changes we are confronted with. This evening dialog will include a discussion of Sharon's upcoming book "Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World" and other touchstone subjects concerning the changes we are all experiencing in our 'new normal'.Tibet House US | Menla Online Conversations are a series of dialogues between Bob Thurman and the leading hearts, minds and personalities bringing the ancient wisdom of Buddhism and Tibet into the modern mindful and compassionate revolution.Suggested Donation: $18 Members / $20 GeneralEvery dollar lends crucial support to Tibet House US | Menla during this financial crisis. Anyone whose financial circumstances are dire can appeal for scholarship assistance. We encourage those who are still financially comfortable to contribute any amount of donation above the normal class fees to support scholarships specifically or Tibet House US | Menla generally. Sarvamangalam! May all be well and happy!If you cannot attend during the live event, the Zoom Replay videos will be sent once the entire course has concluded.Monday, September 7, 20207:30 PM ET - Opening Welcome | Michael G. Burbank7:35 PM ET - Introduction | Michele Loew7:40 PM ET - Opening Remarks | Sharon Salzberg7:50 PM ET - Opening Remarks | Bob Thurman8:00 PM ET - Questions and Answers8:50 PM ET - Closing Statement Remarks8:55 PM ET - Dedication & Closing Meditation

ABOUT THE TEACHERs

Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzberg is a pioneer in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. Sharon is the...

Robert A.F. Thurman

Robert Thurman is Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University as well as co-founder and President of Tibet House US and it's Menla Retreat & Spa. A world-wide lecturer on Tibetan Buddhism, activist for the plight of the Tibetan people, translator of Buddhis...

Michele Loew

Michele Loew is an international yoga teacher and the founder and director of The Yoga Space in Portland, Oregon.  She is known as a teacher’s teacher and is respected for her 200 Hr. & 500 Hr. Yoga Schools and her ability to combine Western knowledge of the body (anatomy & ph...

Michael G. Burbank

Michael G. Burbank has been a student of Robert Thurman and HH the XIV Dalai Lama for 20 years, since his undergraduate years at Columbia University. In February of 2002 he was invited to help the Thurmans and Tibet House start the newly acquired Menla retreat. Over the years, he...

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