Marianne Bots resides in the Netherlands where she joined the Shambhala community in 1977. She is a psychologist and psychotherapist who has worked more than 30 years in a clinic for young adolescents as a therapist and Head of Treatment. Recently she and her partner and colleague Lisette van Ardenne have begun offering Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Focusing and Coaching-Therapy within the context of a culture of Basic Goodness at a private institute for “Fundamental Health”.
She attended Vajrayana Seminary in 1982 and served as a Dorje Kasung for twelve years. She has been active in the leadership of the Arnhem Shambhala Centre and the European Council. She teaches throughout Europe and in 2010 was appointed a shastri.
Acharya Marianne Bots's schedule:
2018-11-02, Leiden, Introductieweekend “de Weg van de Maan”
2019-01-11, Rotterdam, De Weg van de Maan
2019-02-22, Shambhala Nederland, (with: Acharya Marianne Bots, Fred van Welsem, ) Regionale Verlichte Samenlevingsbijeenkomst (ESA) Uitgesteld