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:
2021-02-05, Arnhem, Mamo beoefening 5 februari: Recitatie om het Tibetaanse jaar af te sluiten (Vajrayana studenten)
2021-02-12, Arnhem, Shambhala Dag 2021: Inluiden van het jaar van de IJzeren Os
2021-02-21, Fredericton, (with: Acharya Eric Spiegel, Acharya Marianne Bots, ) Foundations of Freedom -The Buddha’s 4th Noble Truth: Path of Cessation: Shila, Samadhi & Prajna (Hinayana V)
2021-10-29, Cologne, Bedingungslose Zuversicht - Rigden Wochenende