A great way to get to know fellow sangha participants, a "Dharma Duo" features two members of GBF sharing their background, what brought them to Buddhism, and how their practice and experience with the dharma has impacted their lives.
Chris Shelton, a trained artist and practicing architect with a Christian past and a decade long Buddhist practice, strives to bring themes of service and generosity to his professional and personal creative work. Using Buddhist precepts, he aims to support the greatest amount of life in people, places, and the vast and stunning natural world.
Peter Fitzpatrick is a 43-year-old Irish recovering Catholic and Alcoholic. He began exploring Buddhism and yoga at the suggestion of his therapist as a venue to become more open to realizing his true self and hopefully relinquishing the old habits and stories he had constructed as a defense to his childhood.
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