Online Dharma Talk: Discipline Brings Freedom: How Structured Living is the Foundation for True Happiness

David Listen

Online Dharma Talk: Elements of a Proper Practice

In this talk, David Listen, LMHC will share his experiences based on the Buddha's teaching, of how a stable routine and structured lifestyle is the foundation for a truly happy life.

We are looking forward to have a fun and practical Dharma talk session with you, as follows:

Timing below is in USA Eastern Time, ET, and is subject to change at teacher's discretion.

  • 8:00pm - 9:30pm ET: Dharma Talk followed by Q&A

Teacher

David Listen

David Listen has been sharing Chan/Zen meditation and Buddhist teachings for over 15 years, leading intensive meditation retreats, classes, and activities at various monasteries, college campuses, and private institutions throughout North America, Europe, and East Asia. Previously known as Venerable Chang Wen(常聞法師)he was one of the few Western monastic disciples of Chan Master Sheng Yen. He had been a monk for over a decade, and has since returned to lay life to share the insights of the Buddha in his own creative way. David is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, and has done extensive work translating the teachings of Chinese Buddhism into English, both on retreat and in published works. He holds a Bachelor’s in Environmental Studies, a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, and is currently a New York State licensed counselor at a clinic for people suffering from severe mental illness. He also has his own life mentoring/coaching practice, guiding people in their cultivation of wisdom and compassion on an individual basis.


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