LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Shambhala Center presents a public talk and Zen archery workshop given by Kanjuro Shibata Sensei over the weekend, Oct 30 and November 1st and 2nd.
This 20th generation master bow maker and Zen archer from Japan will appear for the first time in Los Angeles at the Shambhala Meditation Center at 963 Colorado Blvd., Los Angeles, 90041, at Figueroa and Colorado Blvd. in Eagle Rock.
On Thursday, October 30th, Shibata Sensei will give a talk on "The Way to be Human" at 7:30pm. The cost is $20; the event is open to the public. For more information, visit http://la.shambhala.org/program_details.php?id=16665&cid=208, Email: email@example.com or call (323) 255-5472.
In his talk "The Way to be a Human," Shibata Sensei describes how a bold heart and fierce compassion exemplify the archetype of the peaceful warrior, in the tradition of Shambhala beliefs. He traveled to the United States previously in 1980 to teach Kyudo (Zen archery) to western meditation students.
On November 1 and 2, from 10am to 5pm, Shibata Sensei will teach a class in Zen archery for beginners -- "Kyudo: The Way of the Bow - First Shot with Kanjuro Shibata Sensei".
The weekend intensive will include instruction in the basic form, shichi-do, or Seven Coordinations, of Kyudo. Beginners and all levels of practitioners over the age of 8 are welcome. Necessary equipment will be provided. Instruction will be by senior student Sam West as well as Kanjuro Shibata.
Registration for the weekend intensive is $175 and $125 for members, students, and seniors. Register online at http://la.shambhala.org/program_details.php?id=15046&cid=208.
The Los Angeles Shambhala Meditation Center offers practice and study in the lineage of Shambhala Buddhism. It is part of Shambhala International, an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. For more information people may go to: http://la.shambhala.org/index.php
|SOURCE The Los Angeles Shambhala Center|
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