Manage Your Mind: An Introduction to the Practice and Science of MindfulnessManage Your Mind: An Introduction to the Practice and Science of Mindfulnesshttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/199681WCC 3132012-03-17T11:00:002012-03-17T12:30:00
March 17,2012 11:00AM–12:30PM
"The Teachings of Zen"
Talk and practice led by Pat Jikyo George, director of the Zen Center of Philadelphia. Pat George has over thirty years training in Zen Buddhism. She was given permission to teach by Barry Magid in 2004, and opened the Zen Center of Philadelphia in January,2005. Pat studied at Zen Mountain Monastery in Mt. Tremper, New York, with John Daido Loori for many years as a lay practitioner and for six years as a resident and monastic in training.
Since then she has studied with Barry Magid in the Ordinary Mind School founded by Charlotte Joko Beck. On November 14th, 2009, Pat received full transmission in the Ordinary Mind School from Barry Magid. Pat was educated at the University of Delaware, Brown University, and New York University. A single mother for many years, Pat has mostly worked as a teacher, writer and editor.
About the "Manage Your Mind" Events:
Through a series of lectures and workshops, we will offer a variety of perspectives on mindfulness meditation, emphasizing its essential role in stress-management and emotional wellbeing, as well as examining it in the context of neuroscience, disease treatment, and ancient contemplative traditions. Sponsored by Students Council and Counseling & Psychological Services.
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