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Dharma Art Benefit for Standing Rock Sioux Nation

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DHARMA ARTS: AT THE INTERSECTION OF CREATIVITY AND COMPASSION

https://retreat.pacifica.edu/dharma-arts/

Join accomplished local artists who are also Buddhist contemplative (Dharma) practitioners as they “show and tell” – speak and perform – their work, both exploring, and demonstrating, the creative process. Additionally, Joseph Bobrow, Roshi of Deep Streams Zen Institute, will facilitate and lead periods of sitting and walking meditation.

For millenia, art has flourished within a panoply of Buddhist traditions: From the grottos at Datong, to the brushstrokes of calligraphers, from the haiku of Basho, to the sand mandalas of Tibetan monks. Join us as our award-winning presenters bring to life their poems, operas, thangkas, dance compositions, photographs, and writing — inviting all of us to keep alive our own creative imagination in these uncertain times.

This program is co-sponsored by Deep Streams Zen Institute (www.deepstreams.org) and the Retreat at Pacifica Graduate Institute.

A limited number of scholarships are available (please contact: LCBARBER355@gmail.com for scholarship information only)

Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo : Threads of Awakening will be one of the presenters.  http://www.threadsofawakening.com/

From Leslie:

Saturday, February 11, 2017
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
$35 (lunch included)
$15 of each ticket goes to support the Standing Rock water protectors

at the Pacifica Graduate Institute
Lambert Road Campus
249 Lambert Road
Carpinteria, CA 93013


For centuries, art has flourished within Buddhist traditions: from the grottos at Datong to the brushstrokes of calligraphers, from the haiku of Basho to the sand mandalas of Tibetan monks. On Saturday, February 11, I’ll join accomplished local artists who are also Buddhist contemplative practitioners to “show and tell” our creative work, highlighting its connection to an engaged spiritual life. Joseph Bobrow, Roshi of Deep Streams Zen Institute, will facilitate periods of sitting and walking meditation.

Join us as award-winning presenters bring to life their poems, operas, thangkas, dance compositions, photographs, and writing — inviting all of us to keep alive our own creative imagination in these uncertain times. Artist presenters include Dan Gerber, Joel Feigin, Barbara Parmet, Muwon Heena Yoon, Larry Barber, and Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo.