Lectures with Alberto Rivera
|When:||Saturday May 13 - Monday May 15|
We are happy to announce that Alberto Rivera from Guatemala will be at our Edmonton centre. Whether you are brand new or a seasoned practitioner, this will be an excellent and inspiring weekend filled with insight and humour.
Please join us!
SATURDAY, MAY 13
4 - 6 pm <> Drop in coffee/tea & MEDITATION (personal practice)
6:30 - 8 pm <> Welcome Potluck Dinner
8 pm <> Public Lecture*: IT'S ALL IN YOUR MIND followed by 16th Karmapa meditation
SUNDAY, MAY 14
9 - 11:30 am <> MEDITATION (personal practice)
11:30 am - 2 pm <> Drop in brunch ($5) with opportunity for Q&A.
(Interested to eat? Let us know ahead of time)
2 - 4 pm <> If the weather is nice two hours will be time enough to go for a nice walk in the River Valley…
4 - 6 pm <> Lecture*: NGONDRO EXPLANATIONS
6 pm <> Joint dinner at Restaurant: Pho Hoan Pasteur
8 pm <> Public Lecture*: PRACTICE ON & OFF THE CUSHION followed by 16th Karmapa meditation
MONDAY, MAY 15
6:30 - 8 pm <> Potluck Dinner at the centre
8 pm <> Public Lecture*: THE POWER OF MEDITATION followed by 16th Karmapa meditation
*Suggested Donation: $10/Public Lecture
FYI: The Calgary Centre hosts Alberto Rivera for lectures from Thursday, May 11 till Friday, May 12 > Find more details.
Alberto Rivera took refuge in 2005 and was asked to teach by Lama Ole Nydahl in 2012. He has been developing the Atitlán Nature Reserve in Guatemala since 1998 and participates in the environmental movement in Guatemala. Alberto is married with two children, all of whom meditate. He was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and lives in Guatemala City. He taught in universities in the USA, Colombia and Guatemala and did ethnographic research among semi-nomadic pastoralist and peasants in Colombia and elsewhere in Latin America.
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