The York Manor
Private events, weddings, and production location rental facility
A historical landmark in Highland Park, Los Angeles

Upcoming Events

STAYING SANE IN A CRAZY WORLD - A Weekend of Teachings with Venerable Robina Courtin July 28th - 30th

JULY 28-30, 2017 // The York Manor

Whether it's traffic jams, strained relationships at home, highly demanding jobs, or the overall state of global affairs, there’s a lot “out there” that we allow to affect our personal inner worlds. So how do we shed our habitual anxiety, stress, blame, guilt, and depression? How do we instead cultivate bravery in the face of our problems? Through dynamic teachings and Q&A, the inimitably fiery Ven. Robina Courtin will draw on experiences from her own crazy life to explain how the mind offers tools that enable us to grow more wise, confident, and joyful.

PUBLIC TALK with VENERABLE ROBINA COURTIN Friday, July 28 // 6:30pm-9:00pm // $20 (Thursday Only)

WEEKEND TEACHINGS with VENERABLE ROBINA COURTIN Satuday -Sunday, July 29-30 // 10:00 am-5:00 pm // Sliding Scale $100-500 (includes Friday entry)

Vegan lunch Sat/Sun provided by Plant Food For People

Coffee and refreshments provided by Brewding Fox Coffee

All events held at The York Manor - 4908 York Blvd, LA CA 90042 - 323-543-1338

ADVANCE REGISTRATION STRONGLY ENCOURAGED // MORE INFO, FULL SCHEDULE, AND REGISTRATION AT STAYINGSANEINACRAZY WORLD.COM

Sliding Scale $100-500 (includes Friday entry)

ABOUT VENERABLE ROBINA COURTIN

Australian ex-Catholic, ex-political activist, ex-radical feminist, and former bodyguard for the Dalai Lama, Robina Courtin has been a Buddhist nun since 1978. Well known for her 14 years of work with men and women in US and Australian prisons, her life and work is the subject of the award-winning documentary Chasing Buddha, featured at Sundance in 2001. Teaching Buddhist psychology and philosophy around the world, she shatters the stereotype of a monastic with her intensely direct, no-nonsense style, leaving an indelible impression on everyone she meets.