Meditation with Willa Blythe Baker

Friday, May 06, 2022 at 9:30am to 10:30am

Building W20: Stratton Student Center
84 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

T.T. and W.F. Chao Distinguished Buddhist Lecture Series engages the rich history of Buddhist thought and ethical action to advance critical dialogues on ethics, humanity, and MIT’s mission “to develop in each member of the MIT community the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively, and effectively for the betterment of humankind.”

 

Meditation

Led by Willa Blythe Baker
Friday, May 6, 2022
9:30-10:30 AM
MIT Stratton Student Center (W20), 
84 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
(open to MIT ID holders only)

Check-in between 9:00 am and 9:30 am in W20-307 (Mezzanine Lounge). Floor cushions will be provided at the meditation session.

 

About the speaker

Lama Willa Blythe Baker is the Founder and Spiritual Director of Natural Dharma Fellowship in Boston (MA) and its retreat center Wonderwell Mountain Refuge in Springfield (NH). She received her PhD in Religion from Harvard University in 2013, and was a Visiting Lecturer in Buddhist Ministry at Harvard Divinity School from 2013-2017. In the 1990s she completed two three-year retreats, after which she was authorized as a dharma teacher and lineage holder (lama) in the Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

Her books include Essence of Ambrosia (2005), Everyday Dharma (2009), The Arts of Contemplative Care (2012) and The Wakeful Body(2021). Her articles have appeared in the Journal of International Buddhist Studies, Lion’s RoarBuddhadharmaTricycle Magazine, and other publications. She serves on the Advisory Board for One Earth Sangha, and has worked as Contemplative Faculty for the Mind and Life Institute.

Information: chaobuddhism.mit.edu
Contact: languages-events@mit.edu

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Athletics/Recreation

Events By Interest

Health/Wellness

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MIT Community

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School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS)

Tags

Meditation, Buddhism

Website

http://chaobuddhism.mit.edu/

Department
Global Languages
Contact Email

languages-events@mit.edu

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