NO PEARL WITHOUT GRIT: The psychology of suffering and awakening

Buddhism and therapy are both centrally concerned with the problem of suffering and the challenges involved in arriving at a liberation of mind and an awakening to new possibilities. In addressing this theme we can share many perspectives, methods and theories that seek to bring together the insights of Buddhism with the anxieties, tragedies and opportunities of modern life. Following upon the first two successful conferences, this meeting will be a time for learning, sharing, reflection and building connections.
The last conference included many moving moments as well as deeply informative presentations. The balance between serious engagement and informal discussion in this style of meeting provides a rich compost for new growth, connection and stimulation. 
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UPDATE 15 July 2018

Things seem to be going well for the conference. We are getting bookings and workshop proposals.

We have issued our first conference newsletter - called Grit & Pearls. If you join this ITZI Conference group on Eleusis we shall send it to you. Otherwi

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We are now getting bookings, deposits and workshop proposals for the conference coming in. This is very heartening and the more we get the easier it becomes for us to do the planning of the event.

Some problems have been reported with the website whi

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UPDATE 16 June 2018

It looks as though we now have virtually everything in place to receive bookings and distribute full information about the conference.

You can see / download the attached conference leaflet that gives the details


Book now. Avoid disappointment late

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UPDATE 21 May 2018

1. We have inspected six possible venues in Netherlands, selected two and are getting quotations for costs.

2. We are discussing pricing which is obviously related to item one also.

3. We are working on the website. If we can fix the venue very soon

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UPDATE 23 May 2018

1. We have estimates from one of our two short-listed venues. It is an excellent location which I think people will enjoy very much.

2. Conference cost is looking to be something in the order of 650 euro for the full package - full conference with al

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