april, 2021

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16apr19:0021:00Moved OnlineFeaturedRobina Courtin: How to stay resilient in times of uncertaintyVenerable Robina Courtin, Australian-born Buddhist nun with a powerhouse personality. Her history has been one of extremes - from life as a hippie to self-declared communist to feminist before she was drawn to Buddhism.

Time

(Friday) 19:00 - 21:00 CET

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Event Details

We are excited and happy that Venerable Robina Courtin is giving two online talks at Yeshin Norbu in 2021!

Venerable Robina will give two teachings on how to stay resilient in times of uncertainty:

  • Friday, April 16 19.00-21.00
  • Sunday, April 18 16.00-18.00

Venerable Robina Courtin, Australian-born Buddhist nun with a powerhouse personality. Her history has been one of extremes – from life as a hippie to self-declared communist to feminist before she was drawn to Buddhism.

Having initially trained as a classical singer she moved to London in 1967, where she lived for four years and became actively involved in the radical left, working mainly with a London-based support group for black and Chicano prisoners. In the early ’70s she became involved in feminist activism and returned to Melbourne in 1972 to work with other radical feminists. In her quest for a spiritual path, Robina also began studying martial arts, first in New York in 1974 and then back in Melbourne in 1976.

Later in 1976 Robina attended a Tibetan Buddhist course in Queensland and in November 1977 she traveled to Kopan Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal for further studies and became a student of Lama Yeshe. In 1978 she was ordained as a Buddhist nun in Dharamsala, India.

“When I met Buddhism I felt like I had found something I had lost, because, from a karmic point of view, it was something I’d had before, in previous lives. When I heard it again, it was like coming home.”

Read more about Venerable Robina Courtin here: http://www.robinacourtin.com 

Practical information and how to register

Dates and times: 16 April 19.00-21.00 and 18 April 16.00-18.00
Weekday: Friday and Sunday
Language: English
Location: This is an online event. If you wish to come to the centre and listen to the teachings together with others, you are welcome to do so, however, due to covid-restrictions, we have only 7 places on first come, first served basis. *If you want to participate at the centre you need to inform us about that in the field “Additional information” in the checkout when buying your ticket*.

When you have purchased a ticket you will receive an email with the link to the Zoom meeting.

Ticket price: 300 SEK per teaching / 500 SEK for two teachings
Last day of registration: 13 April
Registration/Buy ticket: You register for the course by purchasing a ticket here on the website, see “Tickets” below.

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