Thursday, February 13, 2020

Pre-Valentine's: Sex and Awakening (Feb. 13)

Catherine Pawasarat and Doug Duncan (, Christina Souza Ma; Ananda (Dharma Buddhist Meditation, Los Angeles), Dhr. Seven (ed.), Wisdom Quarterly

Pre-Valentine's Day event: Thursday, Feb. 13
Bring a loved one or meet someone new at Dharma Buddhist Meditation: Feb. 13, 2020
I'm feeling worldly energies.
Planet Dharma teacher Catherine Pawasarat shares experiences, case studies, and methodologies from living in conscious community in several international cultures.

Money, Sex, Power
Three energies profoundly affect each of us. Even if we try to minimize their presence in our lives, they are active forces in the world all around us.

Let's live it up then find enlightenment.
So how can we integrate them so that they’re showing up for us in a healthy way, particularly in our relationships?

How can we make sure we're not repressing parts of our lives we’re uncomfortable with, only to have them blindside us at inopportune times (like our shadow inevitably does)?
Extreme Spiritual Sports: Awaken in this Life
Catherine Pawasarat Sensei
Are you drawn to intensity and living life to its fullest? The spiritual equivalent is awakening in this very life. Why not? It's possible and accessible to those with the heart and drive to make it happen.

Doug and Catherine share the spiritual landscape: which kind of teachings focus on awakening in this lifetime, what it takes, what other options are there? If it's “Awake or Bust,” this is for you. RSVP:
  • Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, 7:00-8:30 PM
  • @ Ahiah Center for Spiritual Living
  • 150 N. El Molino Ave., Pasadena 91103

Doug and Catherine are longtime Dharma and meditation teachers, founders of Clear Sky Meditation Centre near Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, and lineage holders in this teaching.

Achariya Doug Duncan received lay-ordination from Namgyal Rinpoche in 1978. Known for his direct, humorous, and compassionate engagement with students, Doug embraces various streams of Buddhism and other wisdom traditions, contemporary psychology, and science which enables him to mentor all beings to a more awakened state. He's renowned for his connection to Zen mind and his understanding of consciousness.

Catherine Pawasarat Sensei started her spiritual path with metaphysics and the ayahuasca sacrament. She has subsequently trained daily with Acariya Duncan since 1998 in an intensive spiritual apprenticeship that's rare in the modern West. She received lay-ordination from Namgyal Rinpoche in 2003. She gets juiced finding ways to apply Buddhist philosophy and practices to modern daily life, work, and relationships. She's spearheaded Clear Sky's ecological restoration initiative and is an expert in traditional Japanese culture.
    Finding Peace in a F*#@ed Up World? How do we find peace in a F*#@ed up World? And how do we make the world better? To find more inner and outer peace, it’s vital to properly align our worldly engagements, transforming our daily activities into a spiritual practice. Public talk at the LA Conscious Life Expo. More Money, Sex, and Power: Making Them Conscious Money, Sex, and Power: three energies, largely unconscious, that affect us profoundly. How do we make them conscious? More

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