Basic Goodness 2: How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society

April 15th—May 20th

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  • $60.00 Member, Non-Members
  • $45.00 Seniors/ Students
  • $30.00 Repeats
  • $00.00 Scholarship
Room: Center for Wholism, 2401 N. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47404

Reading List for this course

Shambhala, Sacred Path of the Warrior, Chogyam Trungpa, Shambhala Publications 2010

The Shambhala Principle, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Harmony, 2013

Work, Sex, and Money, Real Life on the Path of Mindfulness, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Shambhala Publications 2011

Acharya Arawana Hayashi joined the Naropa Institute (now University) in 1976 as Co-Director of the Dance Program with Barbara Dilley, and began her study of bugaku, Japanese Court Dance, the following year. In 1981 she founded and directed the Jo Ha Kyu Performance Group and directed the company for 19 years. 

Since 2002 she has taught meditation and creative process at ALIA (formerly the Shambhala Institute for Authentic Leadership). She is on the faculty of the Mukpo Institute at Karme Choling and the Authentic Leadership Program at Naropa University. Since 2004 she has been teaching innovative leadership workshops with social researcher, Otto Scharmer, and is a founding member of the Presencing Institute, currently creating a Social Presencing Theater, which applies Shambhala art to organizational and social change projects.

Acharya Hayashi has taught Shambhala Training levels since 1982, and has co-directed five Warrior Assemblies. She has been a teacher in residence at Karme Choling and since 1994 has been working with the Shambhala Art Program and chairs the Shambhala Arts Council. She was appointed acharya by Sakyong Mipham in 2005.