Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Spiritual Awakening, Healing & Ecological Restoration: A Buddhist Mystic Perspective

September 24, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm MDT

“Each person is a replica of the entire cosmos.”

-Catherine Pawasarat Sensei

What’s the connection between Buddhist-style enlightenment and the environment?

Join Catherine Pawasarat Sensei at the 39th annual Women & Spirituality Conference in Minnesota US, Sept 23-24th, 2023. She will be presenting on September 24th, 2:30pm Central Time. 

Online or In-Person tickets to the conference are available.


focus area

Women & Spirituality Conference


3:30-5:30 MDT


All Levels

Skill Level

In-Person & Online


Spiritual Awakening, Healing & Ecological Restoration: A Buddhist Mystic Perspective

What’s the connection between Buddhist-style enlightenment and the environment? The historical Buddha experienced enlightenment while sitting beneath a bodhi tree, while some Buddhist sects still emphasize the value of practicing in forests.

How does Buddhist enlightenment connect with healing, ecology, and nature mysticism? Other spiritual traditions?

Learn from Catherine Sensei’s experiences and have an opportunity to share your own in small groups.

Catherine Sensei will be at the conference the Women & Spirituality conference for the whole weekend, Sept 23-24th. She will be joined by Karen McAllister and Dan O’Brien, representing Clear Sky Meditation Centre. They will be at a combined Planet Dharma and Clear Sky Meditation Centre booth. Come say hi!

Presentation: Sunday 24th, 2:30-4pm (Central Daylight Saving Time).

How to attend: In Person Tickets and Online Tickets are available.

White flowers in field at meditation retreat center
Cara Conroy Lau - Clear Sky Meditation Centre Canada
Awakening Community and Tarot Retreat

Catherine Pawasarat Sensei

Catherine Pawasarat Sensei is a contemporary Dharma teacher, attendant, consort, co-teacher via Planet Dharma and co-founder of Clear Sky Retreat Center. 

She has trained daily with Acariya Doug Duncan since 1998 in an intensive spiritual apprenticeship that is rare in the modern West. She received lay ordination from Namgyal Rinpoche in 2003. In addition to Buddhist philosophy and its applications to daily life, Catherine also draws on generative living and the arts.

More About Sensei | About the Lineage

About the Conference

This presentation by Catherine Pawasarat Sensei is part of the 39th Annual Women & Spirituality Conference in Rochester Minnesota, USA.

The Women and Spirituality Conference is a two day multi-faith gathering celebrating diversity, inclusion, spiritual experience and healing. Register now for two days of interactive, experiential workshops with engaging leaders and speakers. 


To attend, please register via the buttons below. The online option is $69 and the in-person ticket is $149 (USD). These tickets give access to the whole conference and speakers, including Catherine Sensei’s presentation. We also invite you to practice generosity, or Dāna  to Catherine Sensei directly here: Offer Dāna 


September 24, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm MDT
Event Categories: