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Posted on Sunday, April 11, 2010
Course in Thailand on Buddhism & Feminism
by Yong Peng (ypong001(a)yahoo.com) [AUS:IP logged]

Buddhism and Feminism for Personal and Social Transformation
Women Allies for Social Change: Exploring Buddhism and Feminism for Personal and Social Transformation

16-25 July, 2010, Chiang Mai, Thailand

The course will bring together an international community of women to learn and share with one another. The workshop will focus on bringing a Buddhist feminist framework to cultivating inner peace while engaging in social action in our communities and the world.

What will be covered in the course?

* An introduction to engaged Buddhist teachings
* Applying Buddhist and feminist concepts for reflection on personal life experiences and contemporary social issues
* Buddhist feminist analysis of structural violence, power, privilege and social action
* Understanding the intersections of engaged Buddhism and feminism and how each supports the other
* Building peace within through daily mindfulness practices
* Daily meditation and mindfulness practices

Limited spaces.
Register by May 1, 2010.

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