Simon WhitesmanOn behalf of the directors of the Institute for Mindfulness South Africa, I would like to invite you to attend a 3-day symposium dedicated to the exploration and practice of compassion. At a time in which stress, uncertainty and erosion of social cohesion are increasingly affecting our daily lives, intentionally cultivating kindness is a nuanced yet powerful antidote to our current malaise and distress.

We are delighted to have two wise, skillful and experienced teachers coming from San Francisco to guide us in a variety of compassion-based practices and explore their application in our context.

This symposium is open to all who are drawn to cultivating a wise heart in a grounded, discerning and authentic manner. Now is the time to reconcile our hearts: to ourselves, each other and our planet.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Event Details:

Cape Town: 21 – 23 March 2017
Schoenstatt Retreat and Conference Centre

Johannesburg: 25 – 27 March 2017
NIROX Sculpture Park

Dr Simon Whitesman
Chairperson: Institute for Mindfulness South Africa

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