Upcoming Events – Harm Reduction, Daylong for Beginners, Earth Care Week, Flip the Script

Hey there supporters,

Here to update you on a few upcoming events I’m involved in that may be of interest:

Beginners Mind Daylong Retreat – space still available
Saturday September 7th from 9am to 4:30pm
Woodwards Community Housing, 131 e. Hastings Street
$20 plus Dana for teacher; no-one turned away for lack of funds
www.beginnersmind.eventbrite.com
A retreat for people new (or relatively new) to meditation

Harm Reduction as a Compassionate Response to Human Suffering
Monday September 9th, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Recovery Mondays, a Buddhist Recovery Group
1871 e. 7th ave Vancouver
Free event
How can those of us in recovery engage with harm reduction practices safely and skillfully, as a compassionate response to human suffering?

Flip the Script: Re-storying our lives through Buddhism and Narrative Therapy
Thursday September 12th 6:30 – 8pm
substitute teaching for Kyira Korrigan
Unity Yoga, 1672 10th Ave E 2nd floor Vancouver
donations to yoga studio welcome
Exploring how we live up to, or down to, the stories that are told about us and through us, about our Self. How might we deconstruct unhelpful stories about who we are, and what preferred identities might we build in their place?

Public Meditation Sitting at Art Gallery for Earth Care Week
Wednesday October 2nd, 9am – 6pm
Art Gallery lawn, corner of Hornby and Georgia
Free event
The first week of October is Earth Care week, and at this public sitting we will be meditating on and discussing how we can respond compassionately and skillfully to global warming and the harm it is creating. Drop-in basis. Mix of meditation, discussion, and committing to environmental precepts.

With gratitude and deep bows:
Brian

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  1. […] Public Meditation Sitting at Art Gallery for Earth Care Week, Vancouver, BC, Canada Brian Dean Williams will be hosting a public sitting and discussion on how we can respond compassionately and skillfully to global warming and the harm it is creating […]

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