Peaceful Solutions: Being Peace Workshop

Sadly, we had to cancel this workshop as not enough people signed up.

A One-Day Workshop on 19 April led by Sheila Yeger and Lisa Saffron The only way out of violence and conflict is for us to embrace the practice of peace, to think and act with compassion, love and understanding.” Thich Nhat Hanh

Working together creatively through Mind, Body and Spirit, we shall explore ways of developing inner peace, peace within relationships, peace in the groups in which we work, and live, and a firm conviction that we can all actively contribute to world peace. These are some of the tools we shall be introducing :
BODY : Qi Gung exercises and a relaxation technique.
MIND : Non -Violent Communication skills, and a positive reframing exercise.
SPIRIT : Loving-kindness Meditation, the Buddhist practice of Tong Len (Giving and Receiving), and Compassionate Listening.

“We must be the change we want to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

Date: Sunday April 19th, from 12 noon to 6 p.m
Venue: Horfield Quaker Meeting , 300 Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7

Sheila Yeger is a writer, a teacher of meditation and mysticism, and a student healer. Born into a non-observant Jewish family, she spent 16 years studying and practising Tibetan Buddhism, receiving teachings and initiations from many high Lamas, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama. She is now an active member of the Bristol and West Progressive Congregation, where she regularly leads services based on meditation. She is a mother and a grandmother.

Lisa Saffron is a writer and peacemaker, committed to breaking down barriers between people through the teaching of compassionate listening and constructive dialogue. She belongs to a liberal synagogue and is involved with Radio Salaam Shalom, an internet radio station for Jewish-Muslim dialogue. She is the author of a novel, Checkpoint, set in Israel and the Occupied Territories.

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