Buddhism and Psychotherapy in Conversation – “Karuna in Action”

“Words and thoughts concerning compassionate action that are not put into action are like colourful flowers that have no fragrance.” Thich Nhat Hanh

Time: 6:30- 8:30 pm
Venue: Crows Nest Community Centre, Crows Nest, NSW
Cost: $25 Members $15

Come along and be inspired and hear stories of compassionate action that are changing people’s lives and transforming human suffering at a corporate and community level.

We are pleased to offer the generosity and wisdom of two speakers:

KK Lim, President of the Association of Engaged Buddhists

Prior to dedicating his life to social work-related activities, KK Lim worked as a senior banker in several countries. He was the founder and director of a corporate training business in Hong Kong that assisted companies to improve internal staff communication and foster appropriate leadership coaching skills. Now KK is a Buddhist practitioner involved in various initiatives to alleviate the suffering in disadvantaged communities both in Australia and overseas. He is the current President of the Association of Engaged Buddhists. KK’s talk includes reflections on past and current projects such as working with the ill, poor and refugees and helping people enhance their generosity and compassion through action. He will discuss regular teachings and meditations that assist people to overcome their challenges.

Barbara Jones, Founder and Director of Executive Mandala

Barbara  specializes in leadership development corporate arena as a specialist in the field of human change. Her work in this area is based on the principle that when technically competent business leaders learn to become personally aware, and strengthen their mental resilience, they work more easily within high pressure scenarios typical of today’s corporate environment. Barbara is a long-term advocate of the use of mindfulness as a front-end capability in bringing about sustainable human change. While living and working in India, Barbara discovered Buddhism. She is on the Board of Directors of Disability Services Australia and is a registered member with AABCAP and PACFA. The focus of Barbara’s talk is about how she incorporates and uses compassion as a major foundational platform of support for executives attempting to make significant behavioural change in the way they operate in their roles.

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