Public Talk

Walking the Path of Non-Fear; Cultivating the Fearless Heart

November 11, 2019 / 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

“Fearlessness is not only possible, it is the ultimate joy. 
When you touch non-fear, you are free."  - Thich Nhat Hanh

Peggy will share teaching stories and practices from Thich Nhat Hanh and facilitate an experiential guided meditation helping us cultivate joy and non-fear.

Location: Spirit of St. Stephen’s Community
2201 First Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55404


This one of two opportunities to practice with Peggy and Larry. There will also be a Day of Mindfulness, 11:30am to 5:30pm, Sunday November 10, 2019 at Clouds in Water Zen Center.

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Dr. Peggy Rowe Ward and Dr. Larry Ward are internationally known senior dharma teachers ordained by peace activist and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Deeply inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Thich Nhat Hanh, they have committed their lives to non-violent social change, healing, and transformation at all levels - individual to global. Peggy and Larry transmit a rare combination of academic, lived, and embodied wisdom that helps actualize healing for self and community. Their background in Buddhist practice, justice/service work, psychology, corporate coaching, education, trauma/resiliency training and somatics creates a powerful dynamic for healing and change. Peggy and Larry are founders of The Lotus Institute and co-authors of the book, Love's Garden: A Guide to Mindful Relationships.