Birding with Buddha: Contemplative Observation in Nature
4 Sundays w/ Georgia Harper: Oct. 25th - Nov. 15th 9:30-11:30 am
Cost: $40 members / $60 nonmembers
- Oct. 25 - Intro to contemplative observation
- Nov. 1 - Listening to birds' sounds
- Nov. 8 - Observing habitat, behavior & physical characteristics of birds
- Nov. 15 - Attending to colors & field marks
Participation will be limited to 8 individuals
Two out of five Americans are birdwatchers. That amounts to more than 100 million people. Some of them are probably like me. One day my interest in meditation bumped into my interest in the natural world. I wondered what might happen if I meditated on a bird. I began to explore the idea. In short order, I discovered contemplative birding.
I would like to share this way of being with nature with those who are interested in contemplative practice in the field. If you would like to attend four outdoor classes, where we will learn contemplative observation, practice it, reflect on our observations and discuss the practice, please sign up!
The text for the course is Birding with Buddha, available for free through the iBookstore. At the end of our four classes together, your contemplative observation skills will be all tuned up and ready to go for fall, winter and spring in Central Texas!
To register call the AZC office at 512-452-5777, sign up in the AZC foyer, or on the AZC website. For Georgia email@example.com. Sign up...
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