Thursday, February 5, 2009

Buddhist Women's Conference

Early registration deadline

The Buddhist Council of the Midwest presents the 4th Annual Buddhist Women's Conference in Chicago, March 14, 2009 at DePaul University

Early registration ends February 14 ($70); later registration will be $90.
  • Discounts for students, clergy, and monastics.
  • Some scholarships available.
  • Registration prior to March 1st will include lunch.

Featured Keynote address: "Buddhist Insights into Women's Ways of Healing" with Sensei Ellen Birx, Ph.D., R.N., professor of nursing at Radford University and the author of Healing Zen.

Workshops by Theravada/Vipassana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana speakers.

  • Venerable Gunasari, bhikkhuni (also an M.D.)
  • Sensei Joan Hoeberichts is a Zen teacher in the lineage of the White Plum Asangha, founded by Maezumi Roshi
  • Marcia Grabowecky Ph.D. is professor of psychology at Northwestern University and member of the Mind Life Institute
  • And many more

For more information and to register, visit:

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