Program Details

Right Livelihood in the 21st Century

with Ethan Nichtern
February 5 / 7:00 PM - February 5 / 9:00 PM

In an interconnected, global society, how can we know if our work is beneficial or harmful?  Join us for a thoughtful examination of how to earn a living in a complex and complicated world, and how to identify and avoid work that involves exploitation, deceit, and  destruction.

Pricing:  Our young sangha and friends are especially invited to attend this event.  Through the generosity of our older sangha paying a little more, it is hoped our younger sangha will be able to come by paying a little less.  Please self select one of the following sliding scale fee options:

Younger Sangha:  $5 - $10
Elder Sangha:      $15 - $20

Ethan Nichtern is a Shastri, a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. At 33, he is currently the youngest empowered Senior Teacher in the global Shambhala community. He is is the author of the novel,  Your Emoticons Won’t Save You and the acclaimed dharma book One City: A Declaration of Interdependence (Wisdom Pubs). He is also the founder  of the Interdependence Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to Buddhist-inspired meditation and psychology, integral activism, mindful arts, and meaningful media. In 2011 he stepped down as the founding director of IDP to pursue teaching and writing full-time.

For the past 10 years, Ethan has taught meditation and Buddhist psychology classes and workshops around New York City and the United States. He primarily studies in the Shambhala tradition under Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, but has also studied Theravadan and Soto Zen Buddhism, and is an avid yoga practitioner.

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