a Caring & Appreciation course
The Time for Appreciation is Now
THURSDAYS, 6 pm – 7:30 pm PT (OCT. 27, 2022 – DEC. 8, 2022)
“If we could appreciate our own energy flow, our rhythms of breathing, our beating hearts, we might recover wholeness and balance, and with it our human dignity.”
Seeing the Beauty of Being, p. 109
Barbara Belew is a Clinical Psychologist who lives part-time at Odiyan. Since 2018, she has been studying and practicing under Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche’s direct guidance. During the time since, she has been actively involved in the development of the Caring Program, and of the Appreciation and Caring Program. She has taught courses in both programs in person and via Zoom to students in North and South America and Europe.
Pauline Yu has been studying and practicing under Tarthang Tulku’s senior students since 2007 and completed Nyingma Institute’s 1,200 hour Path and Practices of Liberation program in 2010 and the Kum Nye Teacher Training program in 2021.
After encountering meditation in 2006 during her final year at UC Berkeley, where she studied Art History and Philosophy, she entered the Nyingma Mandala community in 2007 as a full-time work-study volunteer.