Ngondro- The foundational practices w/ Gretchen Newmark
Tuesday August 14
If you are interested about the Diamond Way meditation methods, this lecture is for you! Gretchen will talk about our four foundational practices used to become better at meditation. These life changing practices are some of the most effective methods on removing negative impressions and building up positive ones in the mind. All are welcome!
If you are currently practicing Ngondro bring your specific questions. If you are new this is a great lecture to get a overview.
$10 for the lecture. Bring a 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.