A Dharma Approach to the Art of Politics: The View Joined with Pragmatic Engagement for 2020 (OC)

with Jonathan Barbieri

January 22nd

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    Price.:
  • $20 Program Price
  • $30 Patron Price
Room: ORANGE COUNTY SHAMBHALA @ 2750 Harbor Blvd, Suite B03, Costa Mesa, 92626

Please join us for this very special Wednesday night dharma gathering at our Costa Mesa location in Orange County.  Visiting teacher Jon Barbieri will be presenting a talk and leading a conversation on a dharmic approach to politics.  Can the Shambhala Buddhist teachings offer us any guidance in this turbulent political climate? 

The talk will begin after a short period of meditation.  Guided instruction will be given.  Refreshments will be served.  

Suggested donation: $20 (or what you can afford)

About the teacher:

Jonathan Barbieri is a senior teacher in the Shambhala Lineage who has taught Buddhist and Shambhala trainings extensively throughout North America for over 30 years. Jon has been engaged in several livelihood pursuits including consulting with cities and counties on workforce development, creating contemplative co-housing communities, and, most recently, teaching Mindfulness programs to public agencies and businesses. He was formerly the Executive Director of Shambhala Mountain Center and currently resides in Ft. Collins, CO.  

The Shambhala Center of Los Angeles remains open because of the ongoing generosity of our community. One of the cornerstones of our policy is that no one be turned away for lack of funds. If you can’t afford a program, please call our office (323-255-5472) to register based on what you can afford. At the same time, the Center relies on program revenue to cover costs. For those who are able to pay more than the program price, your generosity in paying the Patron Price helps cover the costs for others who are not able to pay the full price, and provides additional support to the Shambhala Center of Los Angeles. Thank you for your kindness!

If you cancel more than 7 days prior to your class (and have already paid), you will receive a full refund less a processing fee of $15. If you cancel between 1 to 7 days prior to arrival, we will credit your payment towards another program at Shambhala Los Angeles to be used within 1 year. No refunds or credits are issued for cancellations received fewer than 24 hours prior to arrival.

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