February 1, 2011
Filed Under North Tahoe Events
Once an angry young man, he has learned how to transform that energy through the practice of Buddhism to awaken his natural wisdom and compassion.
Meet Noah Levine, Author, Buddhist Teacher and Counselor in Truckee on February 10th from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm for a free evening of meditation and teachings.
The Buddhist Path of Awakening presentation by Noah will explore how the teachings of the Buddha are as relevant in today’s modern world as they were in ancient India. He will also explain how Buddhism offers a practical and experiential way of living that ends suffering and creates a positive change for the world.
This free North Lake Tahoe event will take place February 10th, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm at the Community Art Center at 10046 Church Street in Truckee, California.
Noah’s first book, Dharma Punx, is the story of a young man and a generation of angry youths who rebelled against their parents and the unfulfilled promise of the sixties. As with many self-destructive kids, Noah Levine’s search for meaning led him first to punk rock, drugs, drinking, and dissatisfaction. But the search didn’t end there. Having clearly seen the uselessness of drugs and violence, Noah looked for positive ways to channel his rebellion against what he saw as the lies of society.
Fueled by his anger and so much injustice and suffering, Levine now uses that energy and the practice of Buddhism to awaken his natural wisdom and compassion.
Noah Levine is a Buddhist teacher, author and counselor. He is trained to teach by Jack Kornfield of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA. He teaches meditation classes, workshops and retreats nationally as well as leading groups in juvenile halls and prisons. Noah holds a masters degree in counseling psychology from CIIS. He has studied with many prominent teachers in both the Theravadan and Mahayanan Buddhist traditions.