Lighting a fire of strong attention
Free public talk by Susan Murphy Roshi: 7pm, Thursday 5th March
Edinburgh Community Hall, Edinburgh Gardens, North Fitzroy
“Our beloved Australia is shockingly on fire, a continent-wide bonfire of the lies that have held long overdue climate action in check. Zen can open the way to a responsive, awake and steady form of presence, strong in its holding of the tragedy of all that is happening, firm and clear in not succumbing to fearful despair – so that we can truly be of some help”.
– Susan Murphy Roshi
Registration and more details can be found at the eventbrite.
*Please note the event venue has limited seats, so please register if you’re coming.
Susan Murphy Roshi began Zen practice in the mid-eighties, was appointed to teach in 1998, and received transmission from Ross Bolleter Roshi and John Tarrant Roshi in 2001. She is one of the important global voices in the Ecological Buddhism movement and frequently writes and presents on Zen-inspired responses to the crisis of global warming. Susan is a guiding teacher for Melbourne Zen Group as well as Zen Open Circle (NSW) and Mountain and Rivers Zen (Tasmania). She is a prolific writer, most recently publishing ‘Minding the Earth, Mending the World’ and ‘Red Thread Zen’.