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Event Series Event Series: Sharing the Dharma Day 2024

Sharing the Dharma Day

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm PDT

Abbess teaches book.

Sharing the Dharma Day
with the Sravasti Abbey Community

10 am-12:00 pm: Meditation & Dharma Talk on YouTube

2:00-3:30 pm: Discussion groups on Zoom

Offered one Sunday a month, Sharing the Dharma Day is a chance for newcomers and old friends to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in community fellowship.

The day includes a guided meditation (no experience necessary!), a Dharma talk, vegetarian potluck lunch (no garlic or onions, please), and facilitated group discussion. All are welcomed.

Topics are drawn from the book, An Open-hearted Life: Transformative Methods for Compassionate Living, by Abbey founder and abbess Ven. Thubten Chodron and Eastern Washington University psychologist Russell Kolts.

People from all faiths and backgrounds can apply the principles explored on Sharing the Dharma Day to enhance their lives.

See below for how to join online.

See previous Sharing the Dharma Day teachings.

All Abbey Dharma programs are offered freely, and your offering is welcomed. Make an offering here.

Registration information

You must register to visit.

If you have any of these symptoms, please re-schedule your visit: Fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea.

Schedule

9:45 am Arrive by 9:45 am; Drop off food offering at kitchen
10:00 am Meditation
11:00 am Teaching
12 pm Vegetarian potluck lunch
2 pm Discussion groups

More about the teacher

Venerable Thubten Chodron is an author, teacher, and the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, one of the first Tibetan Buddhist training monasteries for Western nuns and monks in the US. She graduated from UCLA, and did graduate work in education at USC. Ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun in 1977, she has studied extensively with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tsenshab Serkong Rinpoche, and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. She received full ordination as a bhikshuni in 1986.

Venerable Chodron teaches worldwide and is known for her warm, practical, and humorous explanations of how to apply Buddhist teachings in daily life. She is also involved in prison outreach and interfaith dialogue. She has published many books on Buddhist philosophy and meditation, and is currently assisting His Holiness the Dalai Lama in the writing and publication of The Library of Wisdom and Compassion, a multi-volume series of teachings on the Buddhist path.

Details

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June 9
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10:00 am - 3:30 pm PDT
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Organizer

Sravasti Abbey Event Organizer
Phone
(509) 447 5549
Email
office.sravasti@gmail.com
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Venue

Sravasti Abbey
692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Phone
509-447-5549
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