About The Teacher
Susmita Barua (Dharmacharya Navasajiva) MS, MA, CPC is a Certified Professional Coach, Mindfulness Educator and Contemporary Dharma Teacher, born near Kolkata, India and residing in USA since 1985. Susmita is a member Dharmankur (Bengal Buddhist Association) and Sangha of Thousands Buddhas. She was a panelist in ‘Teaching Dhamma in New Lands’ at the IABU conference in Thailand 2012, served as the former President of the Alliance for Bhikkhunis and founding member of Sakyadhita USA, Heartwood Refuge, NC and KY Peace Meditation Center. She taught recently at Mindful Nashville, Louisville and Lexington events and presented workshops on 'Yonisomanasikara' and 'Buddhist Economics: Mindful System Change' at Sakyadhita International Buddhist Women’s Conference 2019. She is the developer of 'Linkedin Buddhist Women's Network', Facebook Mindful Economics Group, Mita's Mindful Dialogue Meetup, and upcoming Natural Awakening Circle.