Activist and Buddhist teacher to explore ‘Making Peace Possible’

By Marcy Ortega, Loveland Reporter-Herald, Nov 29, 2008

FORT COLLINS, Co (USA) -- Peace and human rights activist and Buddhist teacher Richard Reoch will present a workshop, “Making Peace Possible,” next weekend.

On Friday, the event will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lory Student Center at Colorado State University, Room 230, and on Saturday, Dec. 6, in the Grey Rock Room of the student center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The workshop will focus on the challenges of stress in everyday life. Participants will learn exercises in working with emotions through meditation and contemplation.

Reoch formerly served as global media chief for Amnesty International and is now president of Shambhala, one of the largest Buddhist organizations in the world.

The Friday night event is $12, $7 for students with ID; and the Saturday workshop is $35, $20 for students. The cost to attend both workshops is $40, or $25 for students. To register, go to www.invitingwisdom.wordpress .com or call 218-4753.