In this program, Zenju Earthlyn Manuel will explore, through an action and reflection process, aspects of Buddhist practice and how many other earth-based practices convene with Buddhism at the crossroads of ancient indigenous paths. We will consider meditation including chanting as portals for accessing insights into life.
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The Shamanic Bones of Zen
Dates: May 06, 2022 - May 08, 2022
Instructor(s): Zenju Earthlyn Manuel
The Shamanic Bones of Zen: Revealing the Ancestral Spirit and Mystical Heart of a Sacred Tradition (Shambhala Publications, 2022) by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel is required required for this program.
About the Instructor(s):
Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, Ph.D. (she/her) poet, author, ordained, Zen priest, was born to parents who migrated from rural Louisiana at the start of WWII, she has walked through many different doors spiritually and academically. She has a MA from UCLA and PhD in Transformative Learning. Her transmissions come through her books The Shamanic Bones of Zen, The Deepest Peace, Sanctuary, The Way of Tenderness and the Black Angel Cards: 36 Oracles and Messages for Divining Your Life, her first visionary experience. She also teaches from her experience of African and Native American indigenous ceremony and her own awakening on the intersection of spirituality and systemic oppression.