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Day 1 | March 21

The Wisdom of Your Body:
Practices for Healing & Wholeness

LIVE Opening Keynote

Hosted by Sharon Suh | 12pm EDT

Trudy Goodman

The Joys and Challenges of Women On The Path

Mushim Ikeda

Loving-kindness Head to Toe: How to Appreciate Your Body As It Is

  • Utilize mindfulness meditation techniques to promote relaxation, reduce tension, and foster a deeper connection with your physical self

  • Gently address and shift attitudes toward parts of the body that may carry fear, shame, or self-loathing, promoting a healthier and more accepting body image

  • Recognize kindness as a fundamental principle in self-care practices, applying healing self-touch and affirmations to nurture your body and mind

Kaira Jewel Lingo

Just Rest: The Profound Practice of Total Relaxation

  • Understand the importance of total relaxation and deep relaxation techniques as a means to care for the body and mind, fostering health and happiness while creating an energy of peace and harmony

  • Learn how to engage with the body's natural healing abilities through mindfulness and relaxation, specifically tailored for women to address their unique stressors and needs in a patriarchal society

  • Gain insights into the significance of giving special attention to various parts of the body, including reproductive organs and areas that commonly hold tension, through visualization and mindfulness techniques

Cyndi Lee

Being with Your Body: Mindful Yoga for Women at All Stages of Life

  • Embrace curiosity and kindness in your practice, focusing your body's capabilities without judgment

  • Utilize gentle yoga poses to reduce stress, lower cortisol levels, and promote relaxation, aiding in overall well-being

  • Develop a deeper understanding of your body's needs and limitations by tuning in to how you feel, recognizing that your practice may vary based on daily fluctuations
Day 2 | March 22

Remarkable Women Past & Present:
Finding Inspiration in Our Ancestors

Andrea Miller

10 Inspiring Buddhist Women: What You Can Learn from Their Lives & Teachings

  • Celebrate the stories of 10 remarkable Buddhist women who have enriched the spiritual tapestry of Buddhism with their teachings, practice, and resilience

  • Explore the unique and inspiring paths carved by these women, appreciating their innovation and determination in pursuit of spiritual wisdom

  • Recognize the remarkable achievements of Buddhist women past and present to inspire confidence for women on their spiritual paths today

Sister Dang Nghiem

Making Peace with the Past: The Practice of Touching the Earth

  • Learn the profound impact of using kind and understanding communication as a tool for personal healing, mending relationships, and fostering a supportive community

  • Discover strategies for developing a mindset that embraces challenges as opportunities, leading to a more fulfilled and contented life

  • Gain insights into the process of recognizing personal and collective suffering, and how this awareness can serve as a catalyst for emotional and spiritual growth

Grace Schireson

Celebrating Your Women Ancestors: A Zen Practice of Remembrance

  • Uncover the untold stories of female ancestors in Zen Buddhism and understand their pivotal roles and contributions, challenging long-standing gender biases and celebrating women's empowerment within the tradition

  • Learn about the necessity of acknowledging and preventing sexual misconduct within Zen communities, emphasizing consent, power dynamics, and the importance of creating safe spaces for all practitioners

  • Discover the importance of incorporating the feminine perspective into Zen practices, including the significance of chants that honor female ancestors, and how these practices enrich and balance the spiritual journey
Day 3 | March 23

You Are the Divine Feminine:
How to Recognize Your Own Capacity to Awaken

LIVE Keynote

Hosted by Sharon Suh | 12pm EDT

Lama Tsultrim Allione

Confidence, Self-Worth, and Self-Compassion on the Path

Lama Döndrup Drölma

The Tara in Each of Us: Empowering the Heart of Compassion

  • Learn the profound practice of transforming your ordinary perception into a sacred and enlightened view, using the detailed visualization of Green Tara to embody wisdom and compassion

  • Experience the power of Green Tara's mantra, utilizing it as a means to cultivate your compassionate heart and radiate blessings to all beings

  • Gain insight into the nature of reality and the self through the dissolution and rebirth phases of the meditation, leading to a direct experience of your true nature as inseparable from Tara's enlightened essence

Judith Simmer-Brown

Demystifying the Dakini: Awakened Feminine Energy in Your Life & Practice

  • Explore the dakini principle in Tibetan Buddhism and its representation of feminine wisdom and compassionate action

  • Learn about the integration of feminine wisdom in Buddhist practice, through the lens of the dakini, and its importance in cultivating spiritual depth and balance

  • Explore how the timeless wisdom of the dakini can be applied to contemporary issues and experiences, offering unique insights into living with clarity, compassion, and resilience

Jan Willis

All Beings Can Attain Awakening: Prajnaparamita as Literature and Goddess

  • Recognize the inherent potential for enlightenment in all beings, challenging traditional gender biases within spiritual practices

  • Explore the significant roles and portrayals of women in Buddhist texts, advocating for a reevaluation of their spiritual capabilities

  • Incorporate tantric practices into spiritual routines, appreciating the role of feminine deities and principles in facilitating spiritual awakening

Day 4 | March 24

Everyday Wisdom: Daily Life as Practice

Cristina Moon

Your Guide to Engaged Buddhism: Wisdom & Practices to Nourish Women Activists

  • Discover how Buddhist practices can equip you with the resilience, clarity, and compassion needed to navigate the complexities of the modern world

  • Learn how principles of Zen Buddhism, including mindfulness and the concept of "do" (道), can foster balance, resilience, and enhance one's capacity for compassionate action

  • Learn how a routine of self-reflection and meditation practice can prepare you to face life's challenges with grace and determination

Tami Simon

Well-Being at Work: How to Find Greater Fulfillment on the Job

  • Clarify your personal motivations and learn to ground your work in love, service, and the unique gifts you bring to the table

  • Cultivate a practice of mindfulness and intentionality in day-to-day tasks and interactions

  • Learn to transform challenges in your work and personal life into opportunities for personal and professional growth, developing resilience and adaptability

Paula Arai

Zen & the Art of Caring for Your Home: Domestic Rituals as a Powerful Form of Practice

  • Integrate mindfulness into daily tasks to transform mundane activities into opportunities for spiritual growth and practice

  • Adapt traditional dharma practices to contemporary life, with a focus on recognizing and valuing the contributions of women in sustaining these practices within the framework of domestic life

  • Cultivate appreciation and gratitude as means for spiritual enrichment, understanding how these practices can foster emotional well-being, healing, and healthy relationships
Day 5 | March 25

Awakening Together:
Creating Kind & Strong Communities

LIVE Closing Keynote:

Hosted by Sharon Suh | 12pm EDT

Hoshi Rhonda V. Magee

Leading with Clarity, Courage and Compassion: Cultivating the Practice-Supported Leader Within

Osho Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

Love & Justice: How We Can Achieve Collective Liberation

  • Discover a spiritual approach to understanding identity and equality, fostering a deeper sense of universal connection
  • Transform hatred and division by recognizing our common humanity, promoting a culture of empathy and understanding

  • Embrace the practice of mindful inclusion, challenging personal and societal biases to work towards true collective liberation

Arisika Razak

Embracing Our Interconnectedness: How to Honor the Dignity of All

  • Reflect on the interconnectedness of all beings and elements, acknowledging the diversity and unity within the circle of life

  • Commit to bridging divides across ethnic, geographic, gender, and other societal lines, fostering inclusivity and understanding

  • Engage in actions that honor the sacredness of all beings, aiming to create a more compassionate and harmonious world

Wendy Garling

Women Who Show Us the Way: Female Leadership in the Time of the Buddha

  • Learn about the instrumental contributions of women in the foundational years of Buddhism, highlighting their roles as leaders, teachers, and pioneers in the dissemination of the dharma

  • Explore how Buddhist women have demonstrated that spiritual advancement and enlightenment are accessible to all, regardless of social status or gender

  • Reflect on the perseverance, wisdom, and dedication of early Buddhist women as inspiration for personal growth and spiritual development as a contemporary practitioner

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