David Brazier: a wholhearted Approach To the Buddhist Teachings

Not everything is impermanent

Saturday 12th June 2021 online

Dharmavidya David Brazier will be the guest of Tineke Osterloh and speak about his distinctive approach to Buddhism in which he emphasizes faith, love and the courage to live an authentic life.

Dharmavidya will also answer questions. Some help with the translations English / German can be provided on request. Please let us know.

Dharmavidya David Brazier wird bei Tineke Osterloh zu Gast sein und über seinen unverwechselbaren Ansatz im Buddhismus sprechen, in dem er immer wieder Glauben, Liebe und den Mut, ein authentisches Leben zu führen, betont.
Dharmavidya wird auch Fragen beantworten. Auf Wunsch kann bei den Übersetzungen Englisch / Deutsch geholfen werden.

After year of travelling to teach in all parts of the globe, Dr. David Brazier now lives in a hermitage in France.

Trained in Vajrayana with Chögyam Trungpa, then in Soto Zen with Reverend Master Jiyu-Kennett, he became a member of the Tiep Hien Order of Thich Nhat Hanh, until founding the Amida Trust under the patronage of Pure Land Sensei Gisho Saiko and other Japanese teachers in 1996.

He is an authority on Buddhist psychology, head of Global Sangha and president of the International Zen Therapy Institute. His many writings include a dozen books on Buddhism, psychology and culture.

Dharmavidya David Brazier  had an earlier career in social and community work and has made significant contributions in socially engaged Buddhism, notably in Bosnia following the civil war, with refugees in India, and in the mental health field in Britain. 

In early 2020 the international community now known as Global Sangha began to take form for which he has given online teachings, retreats, dharma talks and services and recorded over a hundred five-minute podcasts. 

Global Sangha is now an international virtual network.  It is centered on the Buddhist teachings of Dharmavidya David Brazier and associated Dharma teachers, which include Tineke Osterloh.


David Brazier's most recent book is The Dark Side of the Mirror: Forgetting the self in Dogen's Genjo Koan; he is on the editorial team of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Meditation, and he is currently working on a commentary on a work of Honen Shonin, founder of the first independent branch of Japanese Pure Land Buddhism.


Saturday, 12th June 2021



10:00 - 11:30 Uhr (Berlin time)



There is no charge for this event. Donations (dana) are welcome.



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