The Light Within
The Light Within
Jul 19, 2021
23. Forgiveness, Upcycling Our Past & Connecting Through Love with Moun D'Simone
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In this week's episode, Buddhist teacher, spiritual mentor, and artist Moun D'Simone talks about the power of forgiveness and why we all need connection now more than ever.
Moun says "our stories shape us but they don't define us. Our traumas shape us, but they don't define us." And in this chat, she discusses why we should all "upcycle our past" rather than try to forget it or hide it.

Moun D’Simone is a spiritual teacher, mentor, and meditation guide. She is everyone's Spiritual Godmother, known for her big sister's warmth and real-talk style. Deeply rooted in Tibetan Buddhism, contemplative psychotherapy, breathwork, and Hatha Yoga, Moun’s tangible and no-BS methods remind us our stories matter, and we are all innately compassionate badass people. She has studied and spent extended time in retreats in India, Nepal, and Indonesia, with highly esteemed masters of our time, like His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Venerable Robina Courtin, and the oracle Khadro-la. Her Practice Club womxn group programs are renowned, transformational, and empowering. Moun has taught at Kripalu Center, Maha Rose, Havas Media, and worked with MindBodyGreen and Well+Good.

Moun's 5-week Modern Dakini course is a roadmap to a life of beauty, connection, and creative expression. The next session begins in September and you can join the course or learn more here.

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