Emory Buddhist Club - Thursday meditation, weekend events, and summer programs

Hsu, Emory emory.hsu at emory.edu
Tue Feb 21 13:01:22 EST 2017

Join us on Thursday at 6pm for guided meditation and a Dharma discussion, and see below more!

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On-Campus This Week:
Guided Meditation and Talk led by Venerable Dong Hue, a Vietnamese-American Buddhist nun from Kim Cang Monastery. She will lead practice in the Vipassana tradition of Burma, and the discussion for this week is The Five Precepts. Everyone is invited -- you don't have to "be Buddhist" or anything!

We meet every Thursday at 6pm in Cannon Chapel basement on the main Emory campus. Tea and snacks afterwards. We hope to see you on Thursday!

New? Everyone is welcome.
Cannon Chapel 106

Join Us Thursday 2/23 at 6pm!<http://www.tzuchi.us/>

Leadership Opportunity

Students: Be an officer of Emory Buddhist Club
Meeting: Thurs 3/2 at 5pm in Cannon Chapel Brooks Commons

Anyone who is interested in leading our group and shaping our future events should let us know, even if you can't make the meeting!

Off-Campus Events (let us know if you need a ride):

One-Day Vipassana Meditation Retreat

Saturday Feb 25 at Georgia Buddhist Vihara
Free. All are welcome.

Diamond Sutra Ceremony
Sunday Feb 26, 9:30am - 12pm at Dharma Jewel Monastery
Free vegetarian lunch follows. Bilingual English/Chinese.

Medicine Buddha Practice
Tonight (Tuesday 2/21) at 6:30pm, Drepung Loseling Monastery
A guided prayer and meditation service to evoke compassion and healing.
Need a ride? Let us know!

Free Summer Program in Taiwan!

Spend this summer traveling around Taiwan and get a chance to experience life at Fo Guang Shan Monastery, perhaps the largest Mahayana Buddhist monastery in the world. See below for details:
2017 Fo Guang Buddhist Monastic Retreat
*     Where?
Fo Guang Shan Monastery, Taiwan
*     When?
2017, Summer, July 9th to Aug 5th
*     Who?
50-60 university / college students or recent graduates, aged 18-35,
interested in experiencing authentic Chinese Buddhist monastic life
*     How Much?
Free!  Airfare not included.
*     Website:
2016 FGBMR - Fo Guang Buddhist Monastic Retreat<https://www.fgs.org.tw/events/fgmonasticretreat/>
The Fo Guang Buddhist Monastic Retreat (FGBMR) is a free summer program designed for university students and recent graduates aged 18-35 years old who would like to ...

Part A:

Orientation, Monastic Life, Buddhist Studies Classes (14 days)

Part B:
Intensive Chán Meditation Retreat (7 days)

Part C:
International Youth Seminar on Life and Chán (4 days)

Part D:
Cultural Tour of Taiwan (3 days)

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