Sharing the Dharma Day at Sravasti Abbey
|April 7, 2013|
People from all faiths and backgrounds can apply the principles explored on Sharing the Dharma Day to enhance their lives.
Bring a vegetarian potluck dish (please no meat, eggs, garlic, onions, leeks, or radishes) and come with an open mind. All are welcomed!
Click here to listen to previous Sharing the Dharma Day teachings.
Sharing the Dharma Day Schedule
Session 1: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. – Meditation
11:00 a.m. – Noon – Dharma talk
Session 2: 12:15 p.m. – Vegetarian potluck lunch & informal Dharma discussion/Q&A
Session 3: 1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Contemplation and discussion of topic of the month
Session 4: 3:00 p.m. Tour of Buddhist artwork or grounds (weather depending) for newcomers
Topics are drawn from Don’t Believe Everything You Think by Ven. Thubten Chodron
March 10: Precious Human Life & How to Use It Wisely
April 7: The Poisons of Attachment, Anger, & Ignorance
May 5: Calming the Mind, Simplifying Our Lives
June 2: Looking at Death & Dealing with Loss
July 7: Bad Friends & Why We Don’t Need Them
August 4: Relying on a Spiritual Friend
September 8: Turning to the Buddhist Path for Spiritual Guidance
October 13: Watch What You’re Doing: Your Actions Have Results
November 3: Aspiring for Freedom: Why Worldly Pleasures Won’t Cut It
December 8: The Kindness of Others & Wanting to Repay It