Program Details

Shambhala Art Part One: Coming to Your Senses


with Melinda Rothouse & Lynn Wolfe
April 19 / 9:00 AM - April 19 / 6:00 PM

“Shambhala Art is the essence of Enlightened Society” –Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche


Shambhala Art can be seen as a process, a product, and an arts education program. The Shambhala Art curriculum emphasizes the creative process in everyday life. As a process, it brings wakefulness and awareness to the creative and viewing processes through the integration of contemplation and meditation. This program is open to everyone; no specific artistic training or experience is needed.


Shambhala Art Part One: Coming to Your Senses


The creative process has more to do with perception than talent.  The creative process requires that we first perceive our world as it is before we can represent it in some form or use it as a launching pad for expression.  Meditation helps this process by clarifying our perceptions, relaxing our relentless self-dialoguing, and revealing the source of creativity. We also learn through meditation that we can rest in “square one,” a state of mindfulness and awareness where our mind, body, and environment are synchronized and self-expression can transform into pure-expression.


If you are interested in attending this class, please register below as soon as possible so we'll have an accurate sense of the group (you can pay the day of the program if you prefer).


Please contact Troy Smith for more information: tsmith6@austin.rr.com.


Those who are repeating the program may pay a reduced price of $50.

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