Visiting Teacher - Venerable Amy Miller - Public Talk and Teaching Weekend

Public Talk and Teaching Weekend May 2015
East Plains United Church
375 Plains Road East (North East of Waterdown Rd.)
Burlington, Ontario L7T 2C6

* Public Talk - Friday May 1, 7 - 9pm

* 2 Day Workshop - Saturday May 2 & Sunday May 3; 9:30 - 4:30pm

Overcoming Harmful Habits

We all form attachments to things or people – it is part of being human. However, some attachments can overwhelm us, leading to harmful habits or addictions, such as spending hours on our cell phone or the internet, drinking too much, overspending, overeating, or staying in unhealthy relationships. Bad habits and addictions limit our freedom, may create damaging living patterns causing us to lose balance or function in life, and may seriously erode our healthy self-esteem.

This weekend workshop can help those who are wrestling with overpowering attachments or bad habits, as well as anyone who is supporting a person dealing with these. Lama Yeshe Ling is delighted again to host Venerable Amy Miller as she explores how to overcome these problems using mindful awareness, self-compassion and wisdom.

Public Talk - by Donation
Weekend workshop - $95
Full Time Student and Senior Registration - $75

For more information and to register please visit

Amy Miller (Venerable Lobsang Chodren) has been immersed in Tibetan Buddhism since 1987 following a career in politics in the United States. She also worked as a hospice volunteer in San Francisco, California for several years during the height of the AIDS epidemic. Since then, she has spent a great deal of time engaged in meditation retreats, study, teaching, and Buddhist center management throughout the world.

Amy was ordained as a Buddhist nun in June 2000 and has been teaching extensively since 1992. Her teaching style emphasizes a practical approach to integrating Buddhist philosophy into everyday life. She is happy to help people connect with meditation and mindfulness in an effort to gain a refreshing perspective on normally stressful living.

Amy is the co-author of Buddhism in a Nutshell and a contributor to Living in the Path, a series of online courses produced by the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT).