|Rediscovering Goodness and Virtue - The Basic for Cultivating Peaceful
with Acharya Fleet Maull
Fri August 23rd: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Price: $20 Member $20 Non Member
"Rediscovering Goodness and Virtue – The Basis for Cultivating Peaceful, Resilient and Thriving Communities
LOCATION: 1601 West Taylor. The building is identified as "1601-1609 West Taylor". It is set back a bit from the sidewalk with planters out front between Paulina and Ashland on West Taylor. The room is on the first floor at the back of the building.
There is a parking garage across the street between Paulina and Marshfield. The entrance is on Paulina just west of Taylor.
Acharya Maull will explore the innate goodness of human nature and society and how rediscovering our natural inclination to goodness and virtue may be the essential catalyst for positive social transformation and a more peaceful and sustainable way of living and creating community together.
Sensei Fleet Maull, M.A., Ph.D. candidate, is a meditation teacher, trainer, executive coach, consultant, university teacher and activist working for peace, prison reform and social transformation. He is a senior student of the late Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and a meditation teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. He is also a senior student and Dharma successor of Zen master and social entrepreneur, Roshi Bernie Glassman, and a senior teacher and ordained priest in the Zen Peacemaker Community. Fleet currently studies with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Roshi Bernie Glassman, as well as the Venerable Thrangu Rinpoche and Khenpo Tsultim Gyatso. He is also a holder of the Way of Council and a certified trainer with the Ojai Foundation’s Center for Council Training, HeartStream Education and New Line Consulting.
Fleet is the president of New Line Consulting Colorado and maintains a very active practice in management consulting, corporate training and executive coaching. He is the founder and director of Prison Dharma Network, National Prison Hospice Association and the Colorado Peacemaker Institute. Fleet helped start the first inside prison hospice program, initiating a prison hospice movement that now includes over 50 hospice programs in U.S. state and federal prisons. He is adjunct faculty at Naropa University where he teaches courses in engaged spirituality and contemplative and integral approaches to social action, peacemaking, and politics. He is also the founder and director of the Center for Contemplative End of Life Care Programs at Naropa University.
Fleet leads meditation retreats, activist trainings and street retreats throughout the United States and Europe, where he also visits prisons and jails doing transformational work with both prisoners and prison staff.
The Shambhala Meditation Center of Chicago encourages program participants to pay what they can afford. People whose financial situation limits their ability to pay may contribute to the extent they are able. No one will be turned away for lack of payment.
Individuals who are not able to pay the full program fee should pre-register for programs online and indicate their request in the "notes" section provided.
It is not necessary to provide an explanation. Individuals may also request that the program coordinator contact them personally.
Pre-registrations may also be made at the Center by depositing the form and a note in the donation box.