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From a Buddhist lay minister in Oxford MS, a resource for people cultivating the 8-Fold Path, religious minorities who are contemplative by nature, or those just curious about Buddhism. An ordained Dharmacharya of the Embracing Simplicity Contemplative Order of Heartwood Refuge in Hendersonville NC, host Christie Bates was raised in AL (Birmingham, Decatur, Sheffield, Mobile), educated in TN (Memphis, Nashville) and relocated to Oxford in 2018. She and her friend Jaya Seeley, an OI in the Plum Village Tradition, co-facilitate the Deep South Dharma Oxford Practice Group. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/deepsouthdharma/support

Deep South Dharma Christie Bates

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From a Buddhist lay minister in Oxford MS, a resource for people cultivating the 8-Fold Path, religious minorities who are contemplative by nature, or those just curious about Buddhism. An ordained Dharmacharya of the Embracing Simplicity Contemplative Order of Heartwood Refuge in Hendersonville NC, host Christie Bates was raised in AL (Birmingham, Decatur, Sheffield, Mobile), educated in TN (Memphis, Nashville) and relocated to Oxford in 2018. She and her friend Jaya Seeley, an OI in the Plum Village Tradition, co-facilitate the Deep South Dharma Oxford Practice Group. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/deepsouthdharma/support

    Ep 101 ~ Sutta Study: You're Not Nothin'

    Ep 101 ~ Sutta Study: You're Not Nothin'

    Consideration of identity changes during these pandemic days through the prism of The Five Reflections from AN 5.57, the Upajjhatthana Sutta.

    Join Christie*, Jaya, and other members of Deep South Dharma at our Saturday Morning Practice Group at 10-11am CENTRAL time ONLINE. Christie also offers Midweek Meditation via Zoom on Wednesdays, 1130a-12noon Central time. After you make sure you have your free Zoom account, pick up the Zoom link specific to the group you want to attend at deepsouthdharma.org

    For information about other events as they occur, visit the Deep South Dharma website and subscribe, or like the Deep South Dharma Facebook page.

    We are always happy to answer general questions via the podcast or our website contact page, but if you are interested in individual Contemplative Spiritual Direction with Christie* (in increments of 30 min or 50 min), visit the Passati Counseling & Direction website.

    * Christie Bates (Passatininna) is a Dharmacharya/Lay Minister of the Embracing Simplicity Contemplative Order, ordained by Venerable Pannavati and Venerable Pannadipa. She is founder and co-teacher of Deep South Dharma's Practice Group. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor for TN and MS, with experience as a contemplative therapist and program director in residential trauma treatment. Christie has worked for many years to help people gain freedom from the tyranny of self through wise and ethical practice.


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    • 18 min
    Ep: 100 ~ Midweek Meditation November 26 2020

    Ep: 100 ~ Midweek Meditation November 26 2020

    This recording of the 11/25/20 Midweek Meditation on Zoom is being released November 26 2020. It is an intentional practice of deepening gladness wherever you can find it, allowing your whole system to abide there for a few moments of healing and refreshment.

    A recording of "Midweek Meditation" offered by Christie* to a LIVE practice group via Zoom. Midweek Meditation happens Wednesdays 1130am-12noon Central. Make sure you have your Zoom account and pick up the link to Midweek Meditation at deepsouthdharma.org or at passaticounseling.com

    We are always happy to answer general questions via the podcast or our website contact page, but if you are interested in individual Contemplative Spiritual Direction with Christie* (15 min sessions currently available at your own rate, as well as the usual hour or half hour), visit the Passati Counseling & Direction website.

    For information about upcoming retreats as it becomes available, as well as our weekly offerings and other events, visit the Deep South Dharma website and subscribe, or like the Deep South Dharma Facebook page..

    Join Christie, Jaya, and the Oxford (MS) Practice community online Saturdays 10-11am CENTRAL time ONLINE for the time being. After you make sure you have your free Zoom account, pick up the Zoom link specific to the Oxford Practice Group Online at deepsouthdharma.org


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    • 33 min
    Ep 99 ~ Sutta Study: The Skillful Use of Food

    Ep 99 ~ Sutta Study: The Skillful Use of Food

    Exploration of the skillful use of food from the MN 2. The skillful use of food to relieve/prevent suffering for oneself and others. To contribute to hunger relief domestically and internationally, consider a donation to buddhistglobalrelief.org.

    Join Christie, Jaya, and other members of Deep South Dharma at our Saturday Morning Practice Group at 10-11am CENTRAL time ONLINE. Christie also offers Midweek Meditation via Zoom on Wednesdays, 1130a-12noon Central time. After you make sure you have your free Zoom account, pick up the Zoom link specific to the group you want to attend at deepsouthdharma.org

    For information about other events as they occur, visit the Deep South Dharma website and subscribe, or like the Deep South Dharma Facebook page.

    We are always happy to answer general questions via the podcast or our website contact page, but if you are interested in individual Contemplative Spiritual Direction with Christie* (in increments of 30 min or 50 min), visit the Passati Counseling & Direction website.

    **Acharya Christie Bates (Passatininna) is a Dharmacharya/Lay Minister of the Embracing Simplicity Contemplative Order, ordained by Venerable Pannavati and Venerable Pannadipa. She is founder and co-teacher of Deep South Dharma's Practice Group. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor for TN and MS, with experience as a contemplative therapist and program director in residential trauma treatment. Christie has worked for many years to help people gain freedom from the tyranny of self through wise and ethical practice.


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    • 13 min
    Ep 98 ~ Midweek Meditation November 20 2020

    Ep 98 ~ Midweek Meditation November 20 2020

    Meditation on the 32 Body Parts (Asubha Sutta)

    A recording of "Midweek Meditation" offered by Christie* to a LIVE practice group via Zoom. Midweek Meditation happens Wednesdays 1130am-12noon Central. Make sure you have your Zoom account and pick up the link to Midweek Meditation at deepsouthdharma.org or at passaticounseling.com

    We are always happy to answer general questions via the podcast or our website contact page, but if you are interested in individual Contemplative Spiritual Direction with Christie* (15 min sessions currently available at your own rate, as well as the usual hour or half hour), visit the Passati Counseling & Direction website.

    For information about upcoming retreats as it becomes available, as well as our weekly offerings and other events, visit the Deep South Dharma website and subscribe, or like the Deep South Dharma Facebook page..

    Join Christie, Jaya, and the Oxford (MS) Practice community online Saturdays 10-11am CENTRAL time ONLINE for the time being. After you make sure you have your free Zoom account, pick up the Zoom link specific to the Oxford Practice Group Online at deepsouthdharma.org


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    • 23 min
    Ep 97 ~ Rerun: When We Lose a Major Source of Support

    Ep 97 ~ Rerun: When We Lose a Major Source of Support

    In honor of the first anniversary since the death of a friend. In honor of 1.31 million lives worldwide and counting.

    Join Christie, Jaya, and other members of Deep South Dharma at our Saturday Morning Practice Group at 10-11am CENTRAL time ONLINE. Christie also offers Midweek Meditation via Zoom on Wednesdays, 1130a-12noon Central time. After you make sure you have your free Zoom account, pick up the Zoom link specific to the group you want to attend at deepsouthdharma.org

    For information about other events as they occur, visit the Deep South Dharma website and subscribe, or like the Deep South Dharma Facebook page.

    We are always happy to answer general questions via the podcast or our website contact page, but if you are interested in individual Contemplative Spiritual Direction with Christie* (in increments of 30 min or 50 min), visit the Passati Counseling & Direction website.

    **Acharya Christie Bates (Passatininna) is a Dharmacharya/Lay Minister of the Embracing Simplicity Contemplative Order, ordained by Venerable Pannavati and Venerable Pannadipa. She is founder and co-teacher of Deep South Dharma's Practice Group. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor for TN and MS, with experience as a contemplative therapist and program director in residential trauma treatment. Christie has worked for many years to help people gain freedom from the tyranny of self through wise and ethical practice.


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    • 13 min
    Ep 96 ~ Midweek Meditation November 11 2020

    Ep 96 ~ Midweek Meditation November 11 2020

    Mindfulness of Breathing, as taught by Thich Nhat Hanh, for a "full stop" midweek refresher.

    A recording of "Midweek Meditation" offered by Christie* to a LIVE practice group via Zoom. Midweek Meditation happens Wednesdays 1130am-12noon Central. Make sure you have your Zoom account and pick up the link to Midweek Meditation at deepsouthdharma.org or at passaticounseling.com

    We are always happy to answer general questions via the podcast or our website contact page, but if you are interested in individual Contemplative Spiritual Direction with Christie* (15 min sessions currently available at your own rate, as well as the usual hour or half hour), visit the Passati Counseling & Direction website.

    For information about upcoming retreats as it becomes available, as well as our weekly offerings and other events, visit the Deep South Dharma website and subscribe, or like the Deep South Dharma Facebook page..

    Join Christie, Jaya, and the Oxford (MS) Practice community online Saturdays 10-11am CENTRAL time ONLINE for the time being. After you make sure you have your free Zoom account, pick up the Zoom link specific to the Oxford Practice Group Online at deepsouthdharma.org


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    • 21 min

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Teaching with her whole heart

Christie Bates is doing a fabulous job in this feed of combining dharma talks and teaching with practice techniques. She helps us all to understand and hopefully embody more of the practical Buddhist teachings into our modern day life.

Please subscribe and stay with this podcast. It’s fantastic with beautiful intention and consistency.

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