We are thrilled to report author Shantigarbha has recently been interviewed by Steve Yabsley on BBC Radio Bristol.

Listen to it soon, as it will expire 25 July 2018.


Shantigarbha talks about empathy, his new book and his life as a Buddhist.

I’ll Meet You There: A Practical Guide to Empathy, Mindfulness and Communication by Shantigarbha is available from our website and Triratna Centre Bookshops in the UK. It will be released in the US in September.

I’ll Meet You There is a wise, unique and beautifully written history of empathy and why empathy is important in experiencing compassion. This is a book for anyone who wants hope for living in a peaceful, humane world, and who wants a guide for how to get there.” – Mary Mackenzie, M.A., Author of Peaceful Living: Daily Meditations for Living in Peace, Healing and Compassion

Shantigarbha, a Buddhist ordained in the Triratna movement and a certified non-violent communication (NVC) trainer is visiting Buddhist Centres in the US and the UK. His upcoming dates so far are as follows:

Aug 15 – Portland, Maine Book Launch: Nagaloka (Portland Buddhist Center)
​Aug 19 – New Hampshire Day workshop on empathy: Aryaloka Retreat Center
Aug 21 – New Hampshire Book Launch: Aryaloka Retreat Center
Aug 25-26 – New Hampshire Intermediate Empathy training: Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Sep 12 – California Book Launch: San Francisco Buddhist Center
Sep 25 – California Mindful Communication day retreat: San Francisco Buddhist Center
Nov 20 – Cardiff, UK: Book Launch: Cardiff Buddhist Centre

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. – Rumi

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