Bodhicitta - A Lecture on the Enlightened Mind w/ Gretchen
Monday August 13
Please join us to learn about Bodhicitta aka the enlightened mind. Gretchen Newmark will discuss what it is, how to develop it, and how to benefit all beings with it. Questions are encouraged and new people are welcome.
The cost is $10.
After the lecture you can join and experience a guided Diamond Way meditation. If you were ever interested in learning about Buddhism this is a great opportunity. She is an excellent teacher and friend.
After meditating for many years and experiencing teachers and methods from different Buddhist traditions, Gretchen met Lama Ole Nydahl in 1996 and co-founded the Portland Diamond Way Buddhist Center two months later. She works as a dietitian and counselor in private practice specializing in eating disorders, as well as a spiritual director, a kind of counseling that focuses on spirituality. She has taught health related topics and hatha yoga for many years and began teaching meditation to beginners in 2000. She has been teaching in Diamond Way centers since 2006. Gretchen and her husband have been happily together since 1982.