A Weekend Of Kindness At The BRC
Teacher: Elizabeth Gaywood
Cost: 2 days accommodation + R200 surcharge
Dates: Friday 16 April 2021 - Sunday 18 April 2021
Join Elizabeth for a weekend of kindness, not only for ourselves, but for others after months of lockdown and isolation. Help to kindle the spirit of generosity and friendship which the BRC has demonstrated for 41 years since it opened. The weekend will be adjusted to suit everyone; if you want to go hiking - that is an option - if you want to be silent, catch up with your reading and breathe in the restorative air - that’s OK too. Meditation sessions will be available (either guided or silent). Di Franklin will be offering Qigong sessions. We are sure many of you need a break and this is an ideal opportunity to be kind to yourself, for friends to reconnect and enjoy the peace and healing energy that the BRC offers. We invite you to bring a tray of seedlings or an indigenous tree to plant in lieu of Dana.
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Elizabeth Gaywood has been involved in Buddhism since the 1970’s, and co-founded the Tibet Society of South Africa in 1995. She is the current chairperson and co-ordinator of the TSSA and, over the years, has been involved in the visits of his Holiness the Dalai Lama, and other Tibetan teachers to SA. She has travelled to India many times, mainly to receive Teachings and visit monasteries, and to attend Tibet Support Group meetings. She has conducted courses on Meditation for Beginners in Durban for the past 9 years and has completed training in Transformative Mindfulness Methods, which has accreditation from the University of Toronto, Canada.