5 Mindfulness Trainings (5 Precepts)

Every fall, sanghas throughout Michigan recite, contemplate, and discuss the 5 Mindfulness Trainings in preparation for the annual Day of Mindfulness with our regional dharma teacher, Jack Lawlor. Follow the links highlighted above to learn more about the practice of receiving the trainings as lay Buddhist practitioners and LAMC’s special event. Related:    

Nov 8th Day of Mindfulness with Dharma Teacher Jack Lawlor

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 on … More Nov 8th Day of Mindfulness with Dharma Teacher Jack Lawlor

Fall Regional Mindfulness Retreat in the Plum Village tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh

We are happy to remind you of our Regional Mindfulness Retreat in the Plum Village tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. Skyline Camp and Retreat Center 5650 Sandhill Road Almont, Michigan 48003 Oct 3-5, 2014 We will gather together Friday evening, having had dinner elsewhere, and begin practice at 7:30 PM. We will enjoy sitting and … More Fall Regional Mindfulness Retreat in the Plum Village tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh

Nov 8th Day of Mindfulness with Dharma Teacher Jack Lawlor

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 … More Nov 8th Day of Mindfulness with Dharma Teacher Jack Lawlor

Dharma Poem: Trust

Trust for Tara Where, the yogi asked, do you hold trust in your body? What a question! Mistrust is easy; in my throat and my gut. But trust in the body? Heck! Trust anywhere–in a thought or a person– is, under most conditions, suspect. Let’s try something easier. Again mistrust is clear. I don’t trust … More Dharma Poem: Trust

Peace Walking

Walking with Peace and Presence by Thich Nhat Hanh Peace is something we can contemplate every day. Walking meditation is one of the ways to contemplate peace, and today we are going to walk together, generating the energy of peace, solidity, and freedom. I suggest that when you breathe in, you