Emory Buddhist Club - Free Movie, Cooking Class, Meditation, and other summer events!

Hsu, Emory emory.hsu at emory.edu
Thu Jun 19 23:31:13 EDT 2014

Here are some upcoming Buddhist events that may be of interest, let me know if you require assistance with transportation.

Summer Events at Dharma Jewel Zen Monastery:

Sunday 6/22 9:30am - 12pm: Medicine Buddha Gratitude Ceremony (in Chinese with English translation) followed by free vegan lunch

Thursday 6/26 6:30pm: free movie showing - Peaceable Kingdom
A riveting story of transformation and healing, PEACEABLE KINGDOM: THE JOURNEY HOME explores the awakening conscience of several people who grew up in traditional American farming culture and who have now come to question the basic assumptions of their way of life.

Thursdays 7/3, 7/10, and 7/17 6:30-8:30pm: free vegetarian cooking workshop! hands-on instruction, all cooking supplies and food provided free of charge

Sunday 7/27 9:30am - 12pm:  Medicine Buddha Gratitude Ceremony followed by free vegan lunch

Save the Date for the fall semester course! Tuesdays starting September 9th, 6:30 - 8:30pm, Beginner's Meditation and Fundamental Concepts of Buddhism (English) -- free! This is a wonderful class great for both complete beginners as well as experienced practitioners alike, taught by senior nuns from Chung Tai Chan Monastery. Completion of this class is a prerequisite for advanced meditation class and sutra study classes; enrollment in this class also allows attendance at weekend meditation retreats. Registration encouraged, email or call 770-939-5008

Selected upcoming events at Drepung Loseling Monastery:

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Birthday Celebration
July 6, 2014 • 9:30 am

Drepung Loseling Monastery will celebrate the 79th birthday of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on July 6th with the traditional long life prayer for His Holiness at 9:30 am in the Prayer Hall followed by a pot luck lunch at 12:30 with the DLM staff and monks.

The Foundation Series: Saturday 10am - 4pm per below:
July 12
        Introduction to Buddhism
August 16
        Shamatha Meditation:
Alleviating Stress and Cultivating Inner Balance
September 13
        Vipashyana Meditation:
Cultivating Personal Insight into Our Inner World of
Thoughts, Reactions, and Emotions
October 11
        The Four Immeasurables:
Loving kindness, Compassion, Joy, and Equanimity
November 8
Entering the Path of Inner Transformation

Sunday introductory sessions (11am), Tuesday night Medicine Buddha services (6:30pm), Tuesday night public talks (7:30pm), and Thursday night (6pm) compassion-based meditations continue free of charge.


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