May 2022 SIETAR Kansai: Nomad Monk, Nomad Dharma and Inner Adventure

SpeakerBhante/Chipamong Chowdhury (Theravada Buddhist monk, storyteller, teacher)

Date:     TBA (Postponed due to unforeseen circumstances)

Time:     TBA

Fee:      Free for all

Language: English

ZOOM Online presentation *registration required*

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Description: Bhante – the nomad monk – who does not believe in “vacation”, and yet he constantly travels with no aim, no destination, and no end date! In this lecture, he will share his unusual-monk’s travel stories, monastic nomadism, inner adventure, and nomad dharma.

Presenter:Bhante/Chipamong — is the self-defined nomad monk. He is a Theravada Buddhist monk, storyteller, and contemplative teacher. He teaches at the Chautauqua Institution NY. He is the board director of the HDHS network and co-editor of the book: Human Dignity: Practices, Discourses, and Transformations. His essays and reviews have appeared in the Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Journal of Contemporary Buddhism, Buddhist Studies Reviews, and Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, among other publications. Originally from Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh, and now he lives in Washington DC and NY. He has studied at the Naropa University, Colorado, University of Toronto and was a fellow at the center of justice at Columbia University NY. Now, he is a youtuber monk where he shares nomad mindfulness