Shahara Godfrey is one of the teachers from the East Bay Meditation Center.
She has trained in the Theravada Buddhist tradition for over 20 years. Other influences have been spiritual teachers from various cultures and traditions as well as the creative arts. She is a graduate of CDL and POE programs from Spirit Rock.
Shahara has a Ph.D. and currently works as an Educator.
In this talk I will explore Wise Speech and how it relates to freedom as taught in the 8 Fold Path and the 5 Precepts. We will also take an open and compassionate look at our own behaviors around Wise Speech through the lenses of identity and cultural context.