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The Video with its raptext will give you an impression what the International Queer Buddhist Conferences (IQBC) are about. It´s about chances, open- mindedness, freedom, research, and expressing diverse lifestyles by giving talks, exhibitions, videos, and more.
The IQBC are meant to be a safe and protected space, no matter which sexuality, gender, color oder culture you belong.
Conscious Connections of IQBC
November 30, 2023 at 2 pm CET, 8 am EDT, 6:30 pm IST, 9 pm Singapore time
Topic: Meditation and Arts
19th Conscious Connection of the IQBC with Sibling Yonten, Plum Village UK and Jampa Wurst PhD, founder and main organizer of the IQBC
What about tap dancing on the IQBC?, tap dance with Dr. Jampa Wurst
The Recordings of the IQBC 2021 are now online.
No matter, which Buddhist tradition you follow, e.g. Theravada, the queer Buddhist rainbow is open for everyone!
No matter, which Buddhist tradition you follow, e.g. Chinese, the queer Buddhist rainbow is open for everyone!
No matter, which Buddhist tradition you follow, e.g. Tibetan, the queer Buddhist rainbow is open for everyone!
After the first International Queer Buddhist Conference (IQBC) on Zoom in 2021 the need to have such gatherings, where lesbians, gays, bisexuals, trans, queers, questionings, intersex, asexuals, and other people supporting the community (‚allies‘) can share their ideas, their thoughts, and capabilities in different subjects became very clear.
The conference is not meant to be only a platform for scientific exchange, but also a safe space for open communication, connecting, and learning from each other. Thus, IQBC solicits a wide range of contributions, also in meditation, and especially in artsy expressions, whether it is paintings, photography, film, dance and much more.
It is planned to publish photos and videos of the presentations.
We hope that the IQBCs will continue forming a tradition of regular gatherings to foster exchange in a safe space enriched with humor, engagement, and entertainment as it is already doing with the monthly Conscious Connections of the IQBC.
As Seen In:
1st International Queer Buddhist Conference,
in: Ursache/Wirkung. Achtsamkeit, Meditation und Ethik: Meditation, Ulm, 2021, No.117, p.13