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“Confession is Good for the Soul.”

“Confession is Good for the Soul.”

Even though Buddha didn’t teach the existence of a soul, this common English slogan has some meaning for Buddhists. Meditation, reflection and self-awareness can lead to changes in our lives, but only if we are willing to be honest with ourselves about our day-to-day motivations, thoughts, words and actions. This talk speaks to the Buddhist practice of daily reflection and how it can be a force for change in our minds and lives.

“Confession is Good for the Soul.”
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Lama Kathy Wesley

A native of Columbus, Ohio, Kathy Wesley (Lama Gyurme Chötsö) has studied Tibetan Buddhism since 1977. She has been active in the Columbus Karma Thegsum Choling since its inception in 1977, and has served the center in a variety of roles, including meditation instructor, newsletter editor and secretary. From 1986 until 1991, she was the center’s administrative director. Lama Kathy now serves the Columbus KTC as its resident teacher.

From June 1993 until May 1996, Kathy participated in a three-year retreat led by the Ven. Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at the Karmé Ling Retreat Center in Delhi, N.Y. You can learn more about her at lamakathy.net