Emory Buddhist Club - Meditation on Thursday!

Hsu, Emory emory.hsu at emory.edu
Mon Mar 14 07:00:44 EDT 2016

Guided Meditation and Discussion
Emory Buddhist Club on Thursday!


Taiun Michael Elliston comes to us from Atlanta Soto Zen Center, a community of lay practitioners following the Soto Zen tradition of Japan. ASZC was founded in the early 1970's with the leadership of Zenkai Taiun Michael Elliston, who was a disciple of Rev. Dr. Soyu Matsuoka-Roshi in Chicago during the 1960's. Elliston-sensei remains the Zen Center's spiritual leader. ASZC hosts Beginner's Sit, Wed 7:30pm - 9:30pm and Soto Zen Service, Sundays 9am - 12pm

Join Us
Thursday, March 17th
No prior experience necessary.
Everyone is welcome.

6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

Emory University
Cannon Chapel Basement

Join the Emory Buddhist Club leadership team! Informational meeting before or after our meeting this week  (5:15pm or 7:30pm) - all welcome.

Community Events

Spring 2016 Regular Events:

Meditation groups in English - events daily! Everyone (including beginners) welcome, unless noted otherwise.

- 5pm - 6pm: Graduate Meditation Club, Emory University Cannon Chapel basement
- 6:30pm - 8:30pm: Intermediate Zen Meditation and Buddhism course, Dharma Jewel Monastery (prerequisite applies)
- 6:30pm - 7:15pm: Medicine Buddha Service, Drepung Loseling Monastery
- 7:30pm - 9pm: Public Buddhist Talk, Drepung Loseling Monastery (also live and recorded online)
- 6:30pm - 8:30pm: Zen Meditation and Mahayana Sutra Study, Dharma Jewel Monastery (prerequisite applies)
- 7pm - 9pm: Meditation and Theravada Sutra Study, Georgia Buddhist Vihara
- 7pm - 8:30pm: Guided Dhammakaya Meditation, Georgia Meditation Circle
- 7:30pm - 9pm: Beginner's Sit, ASZC
- 6pm - 7pm: Guided Meditation and Dharma Talk, Emory Buddhist Club
- 6pm - 7pm: Compassion Meditation, Drepung Loseling Monastery
- 6:30pm - 8:30pm: Beginner's Meditation and Buddhism course, Dharma Jewel Monastery (a sequential 11 week class starting April 14th)
- 3:30pm - 5pm: The Sixth Patriarch Platform Sutra Lecture with Venerable Heng Sure, interactive from Gold Coast Dharma Realm Monastery Australia
- 10:30pm - midnight: Shastras - Ancient Texts and Contemporary Practices with Dr. Martin Verhoeven, interactive from Berkeley Buddhist Monastery
- (first Saturday) 7:30am - 5pm: Vipassana Meditation Retreat, Georgia Buddhist Vihara
- (second and fourth Saturdays): Vipassana Meditation Retreat, Kim Cang Monastery
- 5pm - 6:30pm: Guided Zen Meditation, Jun Dung Sa Buddhist Temple
- 6:30pm - 9:30pm: Dinner and Guided Mindfulness Meditation, Vien Ngo Zen Center
- 10:30pm - 12:30am: Avatamsaka Sutra Lecture with Venerable Heng Sure, interactive from Gold Coast Dharma Realm Monastery Australia
- (once a month): Chan (Zen) Meditation Retreat, Dharma Jewel Monastery (registration required)
- 9am - 12pm: Soto Zen Practice, ASZC
- 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:
Humanistic Buddhism & Leadership Online Certificate Program, University of the West

(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 internet or phone!  www.BerkeleyMonastery.org)

Special Events:

Secular Ethics, Justice and Global Responsibility:
A Special Talk with Richard Moore
Monday March 14, 7pm - 8pm, Drepung Loseling Monastery
His Holiness the Dalai Lama describes Richard Moore as “not only my friend, but my hero.” More info at www.drepung.org<http://www.drepung.org>

Introduction to Buddhism, in English with monk Phra Paul, at Wat Buddha Bucha, Wednesday March 16, 9am - 10:30am

Half-Day Zen Meditation Retreat
at Jun Dung Sa Buddhist Temple
Free, vegetarian Korean dinner afterwards
Sat March 19, 12:45pm - 5:15pm

Eighty-Eight Buddhas Repentance
at Dharma Jewel Monastery
Sunday March 20, 1:30pm

Doorway to an Enlightened World: The Tibetan Shrine from the Alice S. Kandell Collection, Opens at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University, March 19
Exhibit Runs March 19 - Nov 27
Free for Emory students, faculty, and staff!

Emory Student Event: Sand Mandalas
View some of the magnificent Green Tara mandalas constructed by monks from the Mystical Arts of Tibet. After speaking with the monks about the imagery on the mandala, use Tibetan chak-purs and brightly colored sand to create your own mandala sand painting. Come create with the Carlos anytime between 1-4pm! This event is free and open to all students. Thurs 3/24, Michael C. Carlos Museum

Emory-Tibet Week
March 21 - March 26
Multiple events daily, please visit Tibet.Emory.edu for details

Thursdays at 6pm, www.BuddhistClub.org
Cannon Chapel basement (Free Parking in Peavine lot, 27 Eagle Row)


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