53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085 • 413.562.3627
Event:Mindfulness & Waking Up to the Roots of War and Seeds of Peace Within Us
Date:April 20th, 2016.
Time:7:00 PM

Claude AnShin Thomas

"If we want the world to be a different place, then we as individuals have to live differently. Through mindfulness, we can nurture healing and transformation within ourselves, and this can change the world.”  Claude AnShin Thomas

During this evening, Claude AnShin Thomas will share his inspiring spiritual odyssey from combat to becoming a Zen Buddhist Monk as a road map for any of us who are interested in understanding life and death in a deeper sense, and who want to embark on a journey to live differently in the world. 

Claude AnShin Thomas is a Vietnam Veteran, Zen Buddhist Monk, Author & International Advocate of Nonviolence.  For more information about his life, his non-profit foundation, and his mission, please visit, zaltho.org

Please RSVP to reserve a seat, 413-562-3627.  Fee:  $7.00 plus a donation to the teacher*.  No one will be turned away due to the lack of funds. 

*Claude AnShin Thomas took vows of mendicancy and does not receive an honorarium.  He only lives and works from voluntary donations.

Do What I Can
If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain: If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain,
Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain.
— Emily Dickinson