Emory Buddhist Club - Field trips and off-campus events listing

Hsu, Emory emory.hsu at emory.edu
Tue Dec 15 09:08:51 EST 2015


Emory Buddhist Club - Winter Break
(no on campus meeting until January)
Field Trip to Drepung Loseling Monastery instead this week

Happy Holidays! We will not have our regular Thursday session or meet on-campus until January. See you in 2016!
For those still around, we will offer field trips to our academic affiliate, Drepung Loseling Monastery: tonight (Tuesday) for either Medicine Buddha prayer service (6:30pm) or for the public lecture (7:30pm),  Wednesday to see mandala and talk by monks from Drepung Loseling India in Marietta (7:30pm), and on Thursday to the secular compassion meditation session at 6pm-7pm (rides from campus at 5:30pm). Let us know if you would like to go together!

Winter 2016 Atlanta-area secular or Buddhist meditation group practice schedule - events in English daily! (partial listing):
Mondays:
- 8am - 9am: Self-Guided Meditation, Emory University Cannon Chapel basement
- 5pm - 6pm: Graduate Meditation Club, Emory University Cannon Chapel basement
- 10:30pm - midnight: Buddhism for the Modern Mind with Doug Powers, interactive from Berkeley Buddhist Monastery
Tuesdays:
- 6:30pm - 8:30pm: Beginner's Zen Meditation and Buddhism course, Dharma Jewel Monastery (free rides provided by Emory Buddhist Club)
- 6:30pm - 7:15pm: Medicine Buddha Service, Drepung Loseling Monastery (academically affiliated with Emory University)
- 7:30pm - 9pm: Public Buddhist Talk, Drepung Loseling Monastery (also LiveStream online with recordings archived)
Wednesdays:
- 12:15pm - 12:45pm:  Introduction to Meditation by Emory CBCT, Emory School of Medicine B03
- 6:30pm - 8:30pm: Mahayana Sutra Study, Dharma Jewel Monastery (free rides provided by Emory Buddhist Club)
- 7pm - 8:30pm: Guided Dhammakaya Meditation, Georgia Meditation Circle
- 7:30pm - 9pm: Introductory Meditation, Atlanta Soto Zen Center
- 7:30pm - 9:30pm: Theravada Sutra Study, Georgia Buddhist Vihara
Thursdays:
- 6pm - 7pm: Guided Meditation and Dharma Talk, Emory Buddhist Club
- 6pm - 7pm: Compassion Meditation, Drepung Loseling Monastery
- 6:30pm - 8:30pm: Intermediate Zen Meditation and Buddhism course, Dharma Jewel Monastery
Fridays:
- 3:30pm - 5pm: The Sixth Patriarch Platform Sutra Lecture with Venerable Heng Sure, interactive from Gold Coast Dharma Realm Monastery Queensland Australia
- 10:30pm - midnight: Shastras - Ancient Texts and Contemporary Practices with Dr. Martin Verhoeven, interactive from Berkeley Buddhist Monastery
Saturdays:
- (once a month): Vipassana Meditation Retreat, Kim Cang Monastery
- (once a month): Vipassana Meditation Retreat, Georgia Buddhist Vihara
- 10:30pm - 12:30am: Avatamsaka Sutra Lecture with Venerable Heng Sure, interactive from Gold Coast Dharma Realm Monastery Queensland Australia
Sundays:
- (once a month): Chan (Zen) Meditation Retreat, Dharma Jewel Monastery
- 9am - 12pm: Soto Zen Practice, Atlanta Soto Zen Center
- 10am - 11am: Initial Meditation, Shambhala Atlanta Center
- 11am - 12pm: Basics of Meditation, Drepung Loseling Monastery
- 2:30pm - 4:30pm: Little Jewel Children's Meditation Class, Dharma Jewel Monastery
Any day:
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(In partnership with Dharma Realm Buddhist University, join the live events at Berkeley Buddhist Monastery in California or Gold Coast Dharma Realm Monastery in Queensland Australia, via any internet-connected device or phone... you can be virtually there! Podcasts or recordings are also available for many previous classes. To get the links to the live streams, visit www.BerkeleyMonastery.orgwww.BerkeleyMonastery.org<http://www.BerkeleyMonastery.org> or contact us.)

Community and Other Events
All are welcome for these free events. Do you need more details or a ride? Let us know!
- The Tibetan monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery (India) will create the Avalokiteshvara compassion sand mandala, open to public viewing, at Unity North Church in Marietta Georgia, December 13 to December 20.
- "Opening the Heart: Arousing the Mind of Universal Kindness" - a general talk by the Tibetan monks of Drepung Loseling (India) at Unity North Church, Wednesday 12/16 at 7:30pm
- Zen Meditation and fundamentals of Buddhism course, a free 11-week class in English with both guided meditation practice and lecture/discussion, will begin on Tuesdays 1/5 at 6:30 - 8:30pm, and for children on Sundays 1/10 at 2:30pm, at Dharma Jewel Monastery
- Compassionate Water Repentance Ceremony (慈悲三昧水懺法會) at Dharma Jewel Monastery, 9:30am - 12pm Sat 12/26 and 9:30am - 4pm Sun 12/27

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