Emory Buddhist Club - Exploring Compassion: Emory-Tibet Week 2015

Hsu, Emory emory.hsu at emory.edu
Sat Mar 21 20:05:07 PDT 2015


Highlights include “Legacy of Compassion – Why Monastics Matter in the 21st Century” on Tuesday night at 7:30pm, “The Healing Power of Compassion in Healthcare” on Wednesday night at 7:30pm, and “Secular Ethics in Education” on Thursday night at 7:30pm. Note: the Emory Buddhist Club is neither a sponsor nor affiliated with Emory-Tibet Week. All opinions expressed are those of the speaker and not necessarily endorsed by the club or University.

All events are free and open to the public, and will be in the Main Reception Hall at the Emory University - Michael C. Carlos Museum unless otherwise noted. Free parking after 5pm in Fishburne Parking Garage.

Monday March 23
12pm: Incense Offering and Opening Ceremony  (Main Quad and Carlos Museum)
1 - 5pm:  Mandala Sand Painting Live Exhibition: Buddha of Compassion
5 - 6pm:  Guided Compassion Meditation
7:30 - 9pm: China-Tibet Dialogue

Tuesday March 24
10 - 5pm:  Mandala Sand Painting Live Exhibition: Buddha of Compassion
5 - 6pm: Guided Compassion Meditation
7:30 - 9pm: A Legacy of Compassion: Why Tibetan Monastics Matter in the 21st Century. Speaker: Geshe Lhakdor

Wednesday March 25
10 - 5pm:  Mandala Sand Painting Live Exhibition: Buddha of Compassion
5 - 6pm: Guided Compassion Meditation
5:30 pm: Tibetan Chanting, Singing, and Dancing (Main Quad)
6 - 7pm: Indoor Air Quality in Tibet
7:30 - 9pm: The Healing Power of Compassion: Insights for Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Practitioners - What role does compassion play in health and healing?
Moderators: Ursula Kelly NP (Emory School of Nursing), Dr. Pema Dorjee (Tibetan Medicine expert), Dr. William Eley (Oncologist and Executive Associate Dean, Emory School of Medicine), and Tawni Tidwell, Tibetan medicine student

Thursday March 26
10 - 5pm:  Mandala Sand Painting Live Exhibition: Buddha of Compassion
5 - 6pm: Guided Compassion Meditation
(don't forget Emory Buddhist Club at 6pm in Cannon Chapel!)
7:30 - 9pm: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Secular Ethics: Cultivating an Education of Heart and Mind - Can universal ethical principles be identified and taught? Speaker: Geshe Ngawang Samten, Central University for Tibetan Studies

Friday March 27
10 - 5pm:  Mandala Sand Painting Live Exhibition: Buddha of Compassion
5 - 6pm: Guided Compassion Meditation
6:30 - 8:30: Kids @ the Carlos: Tibetan Sand Painting (pre-registration required)

Saturday March 28
1 - 3pm:  The Universe through the Lens of Compassion - Symbolism of the Mandala
Closing Ceremony with monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery
7 - 8:30pm: Film Screening: Tibetan Stories  (White hall 206)

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