Public Talk: Encountering Basic Goodness - Pride Month Edition

with Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls

June 21st

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  • $10 Suggested Donation
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Room: Main Meditation Hall

Please join us to learn about how to integrate mindfulness practice with our daily lives. Through Engaging the mind, we glimpse the world's magic without conceptual filters, and begin to discover a basic goodness, which is always present in each one of us.

Presented By: Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls - a Vajrayana Buddhist teacher and student in the Shambhala school of Tibetan Buddhism. Dr. Smalls teaches dharma in a variety of locations including conferences, corporations, and colleges. Shanté focuses on the healing impact of contemplation and meditation in Black communities, People of Color communities, LGBTQ+ communities, and prison and recovery communities. Shanté is an Assistant Professor of Black Literature & Culture at St. John’s University in Queens, NY, and they live in Brooklyn, NY with their two dogs, Tilopa and Drala.

This evening talk will substitute for the regular meeting of the People of Color Meditation Group.