Deep South Dharma

Christine Bates

From a Buddhist minister and contemplative therapist in Oxford MS, the Deep South Dharma podcast is a resource for people cultivating the Noble 8-Factored Path, religious minorities who are contemplative by nature, or those just curious about Buddhism. Christie was raised in Alabama, educated in Tennessee, and ordained in the Embracing Simplicity Contemplative Order at Heartwood Refuge in North Carolina. She now lives in Mississippi. Learn more about her meditation groups at and visit Flowering Lotus Meditation for upcoming retreat opportunities.

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