Seminar: Grief and Mourning

By | February 18, 2013
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Grief and Mourning

A seminar on separation from loved ones.

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, from 2:00PM – 4:30PM,
Buddhist Church of Santa Barbara
1015 E Montecito St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Featured Presenter: Sam Geli
Grief Counselor, Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care of Santa Barbara.

Grief: What is it? How does it feel? What are the symptoms?

  • What are the stages of grief?
  • How can we heal our grief?
  • How can we help others who are grieving?
  • What resources are here in the community for grief counseling?

The seminar will conclude with a discussion of Buddhist perspectives on grief and mourning led by Rev. Henry Toryo Adams of the Buddhist Church of Santa Barbara.

Tentative Schedule:

2:00-2:05 Welcome and introduction by Rev. Adams
2:05-3:10 Presentation by Sam Geli
3:10-3:15 Break
3:15-3:35 Question and answer panel with Sam Geli
3:35-3:50 Break
3:50-4:30 Discussion led by Rev. Adams

Admission is free. For more information, contact Rev. Adams at (805) 483-5948 or

Seminar Flyer

This is the fifth in the Buddhist Church of Santa Barbara’s 90th Anniversary Seminar Series, Facing Life’s Challenges: Practical advice and Buddhist wisdom.

Seminar Series Flyer