July 1, 2024 12:15pm

Lunchtime meditation: 45-minute relaxation meditation for internal freedom with Tony Pham (Butterfly)

Lunchtime meditation: 45-minute relaxation meditation for internal freedom with Tony Pham (Butterfly)

Tony Pham (Butterfly)

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Monday, July 1

12:15-1:00pm ET

Donation Based | Hybrid

In acknowledgment of Independence Day in the United States, you’re invited to join Tibet House US’ donation based offering to sit in a practice of accessing the liberatory quality inherent in each of us. Sit with community for a guided relaxation meditation, which will provide an opportunity to touch into the freedom that comes from experiencing that we are not our feelings or thoughts. In the space before and beyond reaction lies an embodied remembrance of peace. This event is open to all.

 

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Title:
Lunchtime meditation: 45-minute relaxation meditation for internal freedom with Tony Pham (Butterfly)

Time:
Monday, Jul 1, 2024 12:15 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 © (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. 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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