Sharing the Dharma Day at Sravasti Abbey

Northwest USA  

April 7, 2013

One Sunday a month, Sravasti Abbey opens our doors for Sharing the Dharma Day, an opportunity for newcomers and old friends to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in community fellowship.

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