Contemplative Studies Fall 2018 Events

Please join the Program in Contemplative Studies for a lecture by Lama Rod Owens, “Introduction to the Tantric Practice of Taking Tara as the Path,” on Friday, September 28th from 5:30 - 7 pm in Kassar House, Foxboro Auditorium (151 Thayer St.).  This event is free and open to the public.  

Lama Rod Owens is considered one of the emerging leaders of his generation of Buddhist teachers. An author, activist, and formally authorized Buddhist teacher in the Tibetan tradition of Buddhism, he is the co-founder of Bhumisparsha, a Buddhist tantric practice community as well as a visiting teacher with several Buddhist centers including the Natural Dharma Fellowship and the Brooklyn Zen Center. A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, Lama Rod has also been a guest faculty member at the Harvard School of Education’s program Mindfulness for Educators. He has been a regular guest on SiriusXM’s Urban View hosted by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Karen Hunter. He is also a co-author of Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation and his next book project exploring transformative anger and rage is due out Fall 2019. Lama Rod can be reached at www.lamarod.com.

 

Please join Brown Contemplative Studies for a Workshop with Lama Rod Owens, “Meeting the Mother at the End of the End of the Road:  The Practice of Tara in Difficult Times,” on Saturday, September 29th from 11 am - 5 pm at Brown/RISD Hillel, Winnick Chapel (80 Brown St.).  This event is free and open to the public.  Please wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat or meditation cushion - if you have one - and some form of hydration.  To register, please contact anne_heyrman-hart@brown.edu.  

Lama Rod Owens is considered one of the emerging leaders of his generation of Buddhist teachers. An author, activist, and formally authorized Buddhist teacher in the Tibetan tradition of Buddhism, he is the co-founder of Bhumisparsha, a Buddhist tantric practice community as well as a visiting teacher with several Buddhist centers including the Natural Dharma Fellowship and the Brooklyn Zen Center. A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, Lama Rod has also been a guest faculty member at the Harvard School of Education’s program Mindfulness for Educators. He has been a regular guest on SiriusXM’s Urban View hosted by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Karen Hunter. He is also a co-author of Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation and his next book project exploring transformative anger and rage is due out Fall 2019. Lama Rod can be reached at www.lamarod.com.