The Female Buddha and the Divine Feminine: Contemplations and Conversation

November 19th, 2014 Deborah Bowman, Ph.D.Licensed clinical psychologist, professor Transpersonal Counseling Psychology, Naropa UniversityHost: Barry Erdman

About The Presentation

The Female Buddha: Discovering the Heart of Liberation and Love, is a book of contemplations inspired by the goddess of compassion, Guanyin, and the words of women teachers from the time of the Buddha to the present day. Deborah will share photographs and verses for us to contemplate and reflect on together.

The inspiration for the book originally came in a dream and has led to continually unfolding insights and wonderful connections.  We will explore the role of sacred words and images as sources of wisdom, creativity and compassion in our lives. Come to be inspired and enriched in your personal life and work in the world. This presentation is for both men and women.

About the Presenter

Deborah Bowman, Ph.D., is a psychologist, photographer and professor at Naropa University where she developed the Transpersonal Counseling Psychology and Wilderness Therapy programs.  She has been in private practice as a psychotherapist for over 27 years and utilizes Gestalt, Jungian and Mindfulness approaches. She is the author of The Female Buddha: Discovering the Heart of Liberation and Love and The Luminous Buddha: Image and Word.

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