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Asia Society Texas Center

‘Spontaneous Creativity: Meditations for Manifesting Your Positive Qualities’

Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 – Friday, Jan. 25, 2019

07:00 PM – 08:30 PM
US/Central

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Mention creativity, and what comes to mind? For many of us, creativity is the province of someone with a singular gift toiling away in service to their art. From this perspective, creativity is a solitary endeavor — the struggle of the individual to express their distinctive vision to the world.

But what if we looked at creativity through a wider lens, as a dynamic force that animates us and connects us with every being on the planet? From this perspective, creativity is not just a spark igniting the fire of inspiration. It is a way of living spontaneously from the sacred space within us — from the source of infinite potential and positive qualities, such as love, compassion, and joy. Expression in any voice, any form that emerges from this core, has the power to heal us and benefit others. The heart of creativity is being of service.

In this talk, acclaimed author and meditation master Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche will draw on the ancient wisdom of the Tibetan Bön Buddhist tradition to guide us in developing the ability to show up fully for our lives and clear whatever blocks us from expressing our creative gifts for the greatest good.

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About Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche is a widely respected author and teacher with students around the world. He is renowned for his deep wisdom and clear, engaging style, as well as his ability to make ancient Tibetan Bön Buddhist teachings available to Westerners and relevant to their lives. He founded the 3 Doors, a non-sectarian program to explore the transformative power of meditation practice.

Tenzin Ripoche is the spiritual director of Ligmincha International, an organization dedicated to preserving Bön Buddhist wisdom. He is the author of such books as Awakening the Sacred BodyAwakening the Luminous MindTibetan Sound Healing, and The True Source of Healing. He lives in California with his wife and son.


About Ligmincha Texas

The Ligmincha Institute, located in Shipman, Virginia, was founded by Tibetan Bön Master Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche for the preservation of the Tibetan Bön Buddhist culture and its religious teachings, traditions, and arts. Ligmincha Texas, located in Houston, Texas, is one of the regional centers located around the world and was founded in 1994.

The wisdom of the Tibetan healing traditions, meditation practices, and Dzogchen teachings offered by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Geshe Denma Gyaltsen, and all our other visiting lamas, provides an opportunity for individuals to explore and enhance their wellbeing and spirituality.

Ligmincha Texas is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.


Performing Arts programs at Asia Society Texas Center are presented by Mickey Rosenau and Ellen Gritz. Major support comes from Nancy C. Allen and Mary Lawrence Porter, as well as The Brown Foundation, Inc., Houston Endowment, and the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. Generous funding also provided by AARP, Asia Chemical, The Clayton Fund, Miller Theatre Advisory Board, New England Foundation for the Arts, Schlumberger, Wortham Foundation, Inc., Texas Commission on the Arts, and National Endowment for the Arts. Additional funding is provided through contributions from the Friends of Asia Society, a dedicated group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing exceptional programming and exhibitions to Asia Society Texas Center. This program is presented in partnership with Ligmincha Texas.

 

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  • Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Closed Mondays and major holidays
  • $15 Members, $25 Nonmembers

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  • Parking in Asia Society Texas Center's lot is $5 for 1-24 hours. Entrances on Caroline and Austin. Limited free and paid street parking also available.

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