journey of a MODERN Buddhist Robert Gebka, a former Zen Buddhist monk who lived in a Chinese Buddhist monastery for five years, has studied Buddhist psychology and philosophy with many master teachers both of the Chinese as well as Tibetan Buddhist traditions. In this talk Robert will share his own personal journey of how he managed to apply the ancient teachings to his own depressed and drug addicted life. In essence this talk is about how we can apply the ancient teachings of mindfulness to problems of the fast paced modern living. Session begins with a short ancient Chinese Buddhist chanting and includes a traditional Zen meditation session
BOURNEMOUTH POSITIVE LIVING GROUP St. Ambrose Church Hall, 72 West Cliff Road Westbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset , BH4 8BE
21 November 2011, 7H00PM â€“ 10PM www.powerofpositiveliving.com
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about the speaker
Robert Gebka is a former Zen Buddhist monk who lived at the Nan Hua Zen Buddhist monastery for five years. There he studied Buddhist psychology and philosophy with many master teachers both of the Chinese as well as Tibetan Buddhist traditions. Robert is currently completing his Master’s degree in Transpersonal Counselling at the UOM California, USA. He is a therapeutic practitioner practicing mindfulness based cognitive therapy and stress reduction, life coaching and clinical hypnotherapy. Whilst living at the monastery he facilitated Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and work-life balance workshops. Robert also founded the Lotus Project which introduces Mindfulness Based Life Skills to individuals in the prison environment. Robert had the blessing of personally meeting influential people like HH the 14th Dalai Lama, Rod Nicholson – author of Origin Way and African high shaman Credo Mutwa – author of Songs of the Stars and Indaba My Children. He recently relocated to Bournemouth from the Isle of Skye, where he spent six months on a personal healing retreat. He works in the mental health field for the NHS and also offers mindfulness based training to people experiencing mental health difficulties. He is available for one to one consultations at the Red Heart Fund Medicine Clinic in Bournemouth as well as the Zen ZONE in Poole.