THE LANSING AREA MINDFULNESS COMMUNITY and
THE VIETNAMESE-AMERICAN BUDDHIST ASSOCIATION OF LANSING (V.A.B.A.L.),
Invite you to a
DAY OF MINDFULNESS
led by Dharma teacher Jack Lawlor in the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.
We will enjoy sitting & walking meditation, chanting of the Heart Sutra, a group discussion & a Dharma Talk entitled Mindful Communications, Mindful Relationships
Saturday, November 8th, 2014
9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
at the Van Hanh Temple
3015 S. Washington Street (close to McLaren Hospital)
Lansing MI 48910
Suggested Donation: $20 ($10 for students) All checks made to V.A.B.A.L.
Please bring a blanket and/or sitting cushion, plus shoes for outdoor walking meditation.
Vegetarian lunch provided by the Vietnamese community. (Participants with special diets may bring their own meals.)
Register by email Tara Scott firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by telephone Carolyn White (517) 351-5866
**There will be an opportunity to take The Five Mindfulness Trainings (5 precepts). Please contact Tara or Carolyn for further information.
Whether arriving late or departing early, please enter and exit the temple with mindfulness–observing noble silence and, if possible, arriving/departing during the transition periods between practices.
DAY OF MINDFULNESS PRACTICE SCHEDULE
|9:45 am||Orientation to Meditation|
|10:15 am||Sitting Meditation/Walking Meditation/Sitting Meditation|
|11:30 am||Dharma Talk|
|12:30 pm||Silent Meal
Provided by the Vietnamese-American Buddhist Association of Lansing
Participants with special diets are encouraged to bring their own meals.
|1:30 pm||Chanting/Walking Meditation (outdoors, weather permitting)|
|2:30 pm||Sitting Meditation/Group Discussion|
|3:45 pm||Three Refuges and Five Mindfulness Trainings Transmission Ceremony|
* Please use the bathrooms in the adjacent house. The donation box will be at the front of the temple.*