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Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra

Margie VO to lead this years Family Week

By jampal@sakya.com.au on 27th October 2018, 16:27

We are delighted to announce that this years Family Week programme will be lead by our long time Dharma sister Marguarita Van Oosten.

Margie is very pleased to be given the opportunity to work, play and engage with your children at this year’s White Tara Family week.

Marguarita has been practising meditation since 1980 when she first started doing Yoga and Meditation classes. She learnt Calm Abiding Meditation from Ani Kunsang in 2003 and has been benefitting from this practice ever since. Marguarita has been on many retreats which include Calm Abiding Meditation, White Tara and Ngondro. She has been attending the White Tara retreat for 12 years and continues to do the meditation practice on a daily basis with sincere love and devotion.

Marguarita has been a nurse for over 40 years and is an experienced Midwife. She has a Bachelor of Community Education from the University of Canberra, a Masters in Child and Family Health from Western Sydney University and she is also qualified Lactation Consultant. For the last 6 years she has been working as a Child and Family Health Nurse at QE II Family Centre in Curtin, ACT where she works with families assisting them to find solutions to the many challenges that arise when parenting babies and young children.