February 20, 2023 3:00pm

Tony Pham (Butterfly) | 25-Minute Peaceful Abiding (Shamatha) Meditation

Tony Pham (Butterfly)



February 20

3:00-3:30pm ET

Donation | Online Via Zoom


On February 20, 2023, you’re invited to join Tibet House US’ donation-based offering to soften into ease. If you’re located in the United States, this is an opportunity to practice peaceful abiding towards the end of a holiday weekend. Two months into a new Gregorian calendar year and in the middle of winter, you may begin and/or return to meditation in community

Tony Pham (Butterfly) will guide a 25-minute meditation with a restorative intention.

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25-minute Peaceful Abiding (Shamatha) Meditation with Tony Pham (Butterfly)

Monday, Feb 20, 2023 03:00 PM



Tony Pham (Butterfly)


Tony Pham (Butterfly) (he/they) is a heritage Buddhist, facilitator, and healer that occupies the intersection of queer and BIPOC identities. Tony is certified in Compassion Cultivation Training © (co-created by Thupten Jinpa at Stanford), teaching compassion and meditation at Tibet House US. He is a 2nd generation Vietnamese American whose parents arrived in the United States as refugees from war. Tony goes by Butterfly in spiritual spaces where they steward practices rooted in compassion, indigeneity, and sacred lineages. He is a student of Lama Rod Owens (Vajrayana/Tibetan Buddhism). They are also an alumnus of the East Bay Meditation Center’s year-long trauma informed mindfulness program for social justice activists.   Tony previously received a Fulbright scholarship to conduct research in Viet Nam. He has also completed death doula and non-violent communication training. Butterfly is honored to serve on the national board of directors for the Buddhist Peace Fellowship and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). They now reside in Brooklyn (occupied Canarsie/Munsee Lenape land). For more information, please visit tonyopham.com.  

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