Emory Buddhist Club - Come out for meditation tomorrow and lots of weekend events!

Hsu, Emory emory.hsu at emory.edu
Wed Nov 8 08:06:29 EST 2017

Join us on Thursday at 6pm for guided meditation and a Dharma discussion, and see below for a diversity of weekend events including The Enlightened Gene: Biology & Buddhism; Silent Illumination Zen Workshop; Vipassana Meditation Retreat; and Atlanta Veg Fest!

Emory Buddhist Club

Meditation on campus, Thursday at 6pm:
The semester is almost over, so don't miss your chance to practice - this week's guided meditation and talk is led by Geshe Dadul Namgyal, Tibetan Buddhist monk and  our own Emory University staff. We'll be in Cannon Chapel Sanctuary (upstairs). Hope to see you on Thursday!

New? Everyone is welcome.
Cannon Chapel Sanctuary

Join Us Thursday 11/9 at 6pm!<http://www.tzuchi.us/>

Atlanta Veg Fest

Atlanta Veg Fest is the largest vegetarian & vegan festival in our area -- check out plant-based lifestyle talks and workshops and taste food from a variety of vendors!
Need a ride? Check out Vegan Emory Group's Facebook event for carpools!
Saturday Nov 11, 10am - 5pm, Cobb County Civic Center

Zen Workshop

Silent Illumination: Method of No-Method
Saturday Nov 11, 9am - 4pm
Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association Atlanta
2440 Pleasantdale Rd, Atlanta GA 30340

Venerable Guosheng, Buddhist nun from Chan Meditation Center in NY (www.chancenter.org), will visit Atlanta to lead a Zen talk and meditation session on Silent Illumination, following the Dharma Drum (www.dharmadrum.org) tradition. She is fluent in English; event is bilingual Mandarin/English. Free vegetarian lunch provided, no charge.

Meditation Retreat

Vipassana Meditation Retreat at Kim Cang Monastery
Saturday Nov 11, 9am - 5pm

The retreat is offered at no charge. During this time, there will be guided meditation instruction, Q&A, and opportunity to listen to Dharma talk in English and discussion; however much of the time is quiet time for self-directed meditation, walking or sitting. A vegetarian lunch will be provided.

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM  Introduction of Vipassana Meditation Practice
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM  Guided Meditation
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM  Walking Meditation  (Separate Q&A for newcomers)
11:00 AM - 12 PM Sitting Meditation
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Vegetarian Lunch
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Listen to Dharma Talk & Dharma discussion
3:30 PM - 4 PM Walking Meditation
4 PM - 5 PM Sitting Meditation and Sharing Merits

You are encouraged to attend a full-day meditation practice. However, if you are unable to attend for the entire period, you may come for any part that suits you. If you know someone who may be interested in attending and have not received this email, please feel free to forward this message and/or invite them to this event. Please email Nun Dong Hue at thichnudonghue [at ] yahoo.com for more information or to join the monthly English email list.

Kim Cang Monastery
4771 Browns Mill Road
Lithonia, GA 30038

Book Launch

The Enlightened Gene: Biology & Buddhism
The Emory-Tibet Science Initiative and Drepung Loseling Monastery present: The Enlightened Gene: Biology, Buddhism and the Convergence that Explains the World

Join author and biologist Dr. Arri Eisen, Emory-Tibet Science Initiative translator Tsondue Samphel, and ETSI student and nun, Ven. Thukten Dema for a fascinating conversation. Book signing and reception to follow!

Sunday Nov 12, 2pm - 4pm, at Drepung Loseling Monastery
Need a ride? Let us know!

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