May 31, 2023 6:30pm

Honoring AAPI Heritage Month: 25-minute meditation to celebrate the Asian lineages that have stewarded the Dharma with Tony Pham (Butterfly)

Tony Pham (Butterfly)

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Wednesday, May 31

6:30 – 7pm ET

Donation Based | Hybrid

On May 31, 2023, youā€™re invited to join Tibet House USā€™ donation based offering to honor the Asian lineages that have stewarded the Dharma at the close of AAPI Heritage Month. Sit in community for a guided contemplation meditation, which will provide an opportunity to offer gratitude to all the Asian cultures and peoples that have been pivotal to Buddhist teachings reaching the West. This event is open to all.

 

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Title:
Honoring AAPI Heritage Month: 25-minute meditation to celebrate the Asian lineages that have stewarded the Dharma with Tony Pham (Butterfly)

Time:
Wednesday, May 31, 2023 06:30 PM

Timezone:
America/New_York

Featuring

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 Ā© (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 Centerā€™s year-long trauma informed mindfulness program for social justice activists. Butterfly offered a dharma talk and guided meditation on compassion at the 2023 Dalai Lama Global Vision Summit.   They previously received a Fulbright scholarship to conduct research in Viet Nam. Butterfly 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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