Why Be A Buddhist with Ven. Mary Reavey
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About the Event
WHY BE A BUDDHIST
These evening teachings will explore this question through examination of the Buddha’s first teaching - The Four Noble Truths.
With Teaching, Discussion and meditation, Ven.Mary will highlight how Compassion and Wisdom reveals the way to Reality and freedom.
Every Tuesday during September and October, join us from 18h30 - 20h00 Copenhagen Time.
The rest of the topics will be announced gradually.
Open to all, beginners and experienced students alike.
About Ven. Mary Reavey
Led by a love of adventure and trekking, Mary Reavey was a staff nurse when she first encountered Buddhism at Kopan Monastery, Nepal in 1978. Mary attended a month-long course taught by Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche who emphasised the importance of meditation and taking complete responsibility for your own actions and their effects.
In 2001 Mary took ordination as a nun with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, then taught meditation and Buddhist philosophy at Jamyang Buddhist Centre Leeds, Buddhist centres in Preston, Liverpool, and at Armley Prison, Dumfries Prison, Leeds General Infirmary, St. James’ Hospital and Wheatfields Hospice where she held regular meditation sessions until 2012.
Over the years Ven Mary has undertaken and led many meditation retreats. She completed a one-year solitary retreat in 2014.
She continues to regularly teach at Jamyang Buddhist Centre Leeds, Jamyang Liverpool and in York. Ven Mary has recently moved to Jedburgh in order to live nearer to Land of Joy Retreat Centre where she regularly leads retreats.
This course will be hosted online via the Zoom platform.
You will need a mobile phone, ipad or computer to join. Reach out to us by email if you're unfamiliar with Zoom.
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