18670 NE Woodinville Duvall Rd, Woodinville, WA 98077美国
Silence Doesn’t Have to be Awkward
Teens Mindfulness Day
Be mindful. Be free.
Spend a half-day learning mindfulness, a practice of being aware of what you're doing in the present moment, free from the burden of self-consciousness and troubling emotions.
Enjoy the simple yet wonderful things we do every day: standing, sitting, walking, eating, talking, and being silent, to name a few. Be mindful; be free.
Date: June 10, Saturday
Age: 10-18 (participants will be grouped by age)
Lunch will be provided.
Online Registration is required: https://forms.gle/iNqkiTn9VdnRMoQE7
About David Listen
David Listen has been sharing Chan/Zen meditation and Buddhist teachings for over 15 years, leading intensive meditation retreats, classes, and activities at various monasteries, college campuses, and private institutions throughout North America, Europe, and East Asia. Previously known as Venerable Chang Wen（常聞法師） he was one of the few Western monastic disciples of Chan Master Sheng Yen.
He had been a monk for over a decade, and has since returned to lay life to share the insights of the Buddha in his own creative way.David is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, and has done extensive work translating the teachings of Chinese Buddhism into English, both on retreat and in published works. He holds a Bachelor’s in Environmental Studies, a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, and is currently a New York State licensed counselor at a clinic for people suffering from severe mental illness. He also has his own life mentoring/coaching practice, guiding people in their cultivation of wisdom and compassion on an individual basis.