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Kaira Jewel Lingo

Kaira Jewel LingoKaira Jewel Lingo is a Dharma teacher and lived as an ordained nun for 15 years in Thich Nhat Hanh’s Order of Interbeing, and is now based in New York. She provides individual spiritual mentoring and leads retreats internationally, offering mindfulness programs for educators, parents and youth in schools, in addition to activists, people of color, artists and families. She mentors with the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program, was lead teacher for Mindful Schools’ year long training for educators, teaches teens and adults with Inward Bound Mindfulness Education, and is a guiding teacher for One Earth Sangha. She edited Thich Nhat Hanh’s Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children and has been published in numerous other books and magazines. She explores the interweaving of art, play, ecology and embodied mindfulness practice and is an InterPlay leader. Read her recent article, In Times of Crisis Call Upon the Strength of Peace, published in Lion’s Roar magazine.

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March 7- May 9, 2021

Cultural Healing, Restoring Kinship: A Dharma-based book study of My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem.

This two-month dharma-based, online course is taught by Kaira Jewel Lingo and HaiAn, with a team of facilitators, and will draw on Buddhist insights for healing individual and collective racial trauma. Registration opens January 10, space is limited. More info here | Register here.

Starting in 2022

Spiritual Activist Leadership Training, A year-long training toward fierce compassion in a changing world. More info here.

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