Introduction to Kado / Ikebana : Open Talk

with Martina Marx

November 22nd

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    Room: Main meditation hall

    The evening includes the  introduction to Kado Ikebana, the art, the practice, the culture and the origin and demonstrations of flower arrangements.


    About the teacher:

    Martina Marx has been practicing meditation in Shambhala since 1984. Student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Martina met Marcia Wang Shibata, Master of Shambhala Kado Rigden School of Ikebana, in 1988 in Marburg and started to study Ikebana with her. She has been a Senior Kado Instructor since 2005, teaching Kado at Shambhala Center Marburg, Germany, in adult education programs and various international Shambhala Centers, both to beginners and to experienced Kado students.

    Martina is a Council member and Co-founding member of  Shambhala Kado, a new Ikebana school that is based on the Shambhala Teachings and the truth of nature.

    Martina Marx is a mother of two adult daughters and lives in Trier, Germany, where she is managing a shoe store.


    More information:

    8:00pm - 9:30pm (approx.)

    There is no need to register* - just turn up. This talk is free to attend for those registered to attend the full weekend. From all others, we invite contributions on a dana basis – i.e. we are grateful to receive whatever amount you feel able to offer. 

    * For those coming on Friday and attending the full weekend, registration will be from 7:30pm.