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Frank Ostaseski, internationally respected Buddhist teacher, visionary co-founder of the Zen Hospice Project and author of The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully will speak in Cape Town on Thursday 6th December 2018 at Novalis Ubuntu Institute, Rosmead Avenue, Wynberg 6:15 for 7:00 to 8:30pm.
What Frank Ostaseski will speak about
Death is not waiting for us at the end of a long road. Death is always with us, in the marrow of every passing moment. She is the secret teacher hiding in plain sight, helping us to discover what matters most. Frank Ostaseski has sat on the precipice of death with a few thousand people. In this intimate evening Frank will help us explore how an awareness of death can be a valuable companion on the road to living well, forging a mindful and compassionate life, and letting go of regret.
Frank Ostaseski is an internationally respected Buddhist teacher and visionary co-founder of the Zen Hospice Project, the first Buddhist hospice in America and founder of the Metta Institute. He has lectured at Harvard Medical School, the Mayo Clinic, Google Headquarters and teaches at major spiritual centers around the globe. Frank is the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Humanities Award from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. His ground breaking work has been featured on the Bill Moyers PBS series On Our Own Terms, highlighted on The Oprah Winfrey Show, and honoured by H.H. the Dalai Lama. He is the author of The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully. Free Videos and Podcasts available at: https://fiveinvitations.com/news/.
TThere will be a charge of R20 at the door (but no one will be turned away if the charge is unaffordable) and voluntary dana offerings for the teacher. Please bring a cushion if you prefer sitting on the floor – main seating is on chairs plus extra floor space. A Vegan Food truck will be available for food purchases. Parking is available outside the venue (if the inside parking is full) and car guards will be on duty.
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Novalis Ubuntu Institute http://novalis.org.za/ is next to the Municipal Swimming pool (the domed building between Wetton and Ottery Roads). For directions to The Novalis Ubuntu Institute go to https://tinyurl.com/yc3ah79y
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