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7:00pm Cultural Bias, Racism, and Otherism (Zoom Talk)
September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Date: Monday, September 21
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Instructor: Rev. Seiho Morris
There is no class fee, but donations are accepted
Meeting ID: 959 6147 9885
This two hour event is two parts. In the first hour Rev. Seiho Morris will share on his developed framework and approach in working with cultural and racial bias, racism and otherism; as a process and practice of harm reduction. This is through mindful engagement with Ahimsa, The Eightfold Path of Buddhism and relationship with skillful means. In the second hour, the floor will open to questions, answer and dialog, concerning cultural and racial bias, racism and otherism; including how we might work with it to cultivate and support equanimity in our difficult times.
Rev. Seiho Morris | 淸峰 (Clear Peak) is an ordained Rinzai Zen Buddhist monk, having trained and practiced in the Zen tradition for nearly three decades. He has also receiving formal training and empowerments in Tibetan Nyingma and Sakya lineages in various teachings and practices.
Rev. Seiho has been providing workshops and immersion practices related to cultural/racial bias, racism and otherism. He does so, harmonizing Ahimsa, the Four Noble Truths, Eightfold Path and Upaya; within a specifically revised expression Twelve Step healing principles; in an effort to help support and advance a path of change related to racism. He’s been in long‐term recovery for the last 33 years, with regards to addictive disease. He’s a former addictions counselor, program director and facility administrator; and currently on the administrative team of an addictions treatment center in the State of Maryland. He regularly offers 1, 3 and 5 day immersion practices. (Biography provided by Rev. Seiho’s organization The Mentor Garden.)