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Miles Neale + Hylke Faber

Working through ancestral karma

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
7:00 PM–8:30 PM

We inherit more than our DNA from family—we gain habitual patterns, particular ways of relating to money and time, and perhaps even ancestral karma. Join leadership coach and author Hylke Faber in conversation with Buddhist teacher Miles Neale as they discuss how a relationship with our authentic nature can transcend our sometimes wonderful and sometimes messy inheritance.

Hylke’s family have been farmers in the northern part of the Netherlands for generations. He argues that part of what connects us back to our authentic state is the memory that our ancestors lived with a deep connection to nature. We can further reclaim our true nature by seeing through our fear-driven conditioning, which Hylke calls our “crocodiles” in his recent book Taming Your Crocodiles: Unlearn Fear & Become a True Leader. Miles argues that what we do now has been influenced by the past but will also affect the future, on an individual, societal, and environmental level. Learn to work through family karma from a place of genuine connection by joining these two great teachers for one fantastic night.

A book signing featuring Hylke Faber’s Taming Your Crocodiles: Unlearn Fear & Become a True Leader and Miles Neale’s Gradual Awakening: The Tibetan Buddhist Path of Becoming Fully Human will follow the program.


About the Speakers

Dr. Miles Neale is one of the leading voices in the current generation of Buddhist teachers and a forerunner in the emerging field of contemplative psychotherapy. He is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice, international speaker, and faculty member of Tibet House US and Weill Cornell Medical College. Miles is author of Gradual Awakening: The Tibetan Buddhist Path of Becoming Fully Human along with its audio companion of guided meditations, The Gradual Path (Sounds True, 2018), and coeditor of the volume Advances in Contemplative Psychotherapy (Routledge, 2017). He is based in New York City.

Hylke Faber is the CEO of Growth Leaders Network. His recent book, Taming Your Crocodiles: Unlearn Fear and Become a True Leader, offers next steps in the journey to living more authentically.

He holds a master’s degree in International Relations from Johns Hopkins and served as partner in strategy and culture consultancies. He teaches “Leader as Coach” at Columbia Business School and has contributed to the Harvard Business Review. He leads the coaching organizations Constancee and Growth Leaders Network, sings kirtan, loves the outdoors, and lives with his partner in Seattle, Washington.


Image Credit
Photography of Neale Miles: Courtesy Darren Ornitz Photography 2017

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