A free Community conversation
with international lecturer Frank Ostaseski
Five invitations: Lessons from the dying on living fully
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
7 - 8:30 pm
Location: Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Foster Hall, room FHL 126
Parking in lot Red 3
Community conversation will begin promptly at 7 pm. As a courtesy to our presenter, auditorium doors will be closed upon start time. Please arrive with enough time to check-in and find your seat. Check-in and registration will open at 6:30 pm.
Kindly, we ask that there be no video or audio recordings. This protects the confidentiality of all participants.
We assume that you would like to know more about Frank Ostaseski's work. So we will provide him and the Metta Institute with your contact information. That way you will be alerted to future programs and receive periodic emails with articles or writings on end of life issues. This list is not shared or sold to other groups. If you would like to remove your name from the list or if you have any questions or concerns, please contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 360.597.0709
Frank Ostaseski is a Buddhist teacher, international lecturer and leading voice in end-of-life care. In 1987, he co-founded the Zen Hospice Project, the first Buddhist hospice in America.
In 2004, he created the Metta Institute to provide innovative educational programs and professional trainings that foster compassionate, mindfulness-based care.
Frank’s groundbreaking work has been widely featured in the media, including the Bill Moyers television series On Our Own Terms, the PBS series With Eyes Open, the Oprah Winfrey Show, and in numerous print publications. AARP magazine named him one of America’s 50 most innovative people.
He teaches internationally and is a frequent keynote speaker for educational and healthcare organizations including Harvard Medical School, the Mayo Clinic, Dartmouth Medical Center, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and for spiritually-based organizations such as the Spirit Rock Meditation Center, the Upaya Zen Center and more.
In 2001, he was honored by the Dalai Lama for his many years of compassionate service to the dying and their families. He is the author of the Being a Compassionate Companion audio series and his forthcoming book The Five Invitations.
For more information, please visit the Metta Institute.