Festival Sundiata | Buddhism – Diversity & Liberation
June 16-17, 2018
Hosted by Seiho Morris
305 Harrison Seattle, WA 981
JUNE 16, 2018 SCHEDULE
The Path to HeRE | 1PM – 1:50PM
Opening Prayer & Metta Meditation
Who are you and what’s it like to be you?
The Buddha was Brown | 2PM – 2:50PM
Embodying the Body Meditation instruction and Practice
Turning into the skid of racism rather than away
Living in the footsteps of our Ancestors. Discussion on the pressure, weight and stress of being a POC in American culture.
The Myth of Social Justice | 3PM – 3:50PM
Equanimity Meditation instruction and Practice
The inward practice with outward relatedness and support.
Dialog: Using the Eightfold Path and cultivating inward
stability to navigate the wilderness of racism.
Sincere Effort (Ethics and Values)
The Man-made CRISIS of Racism | 4PM – 4:50PM
Closing Prayer and Meditation
JUNE 17, 2018 SCHEDULE
Open discussion | 1PM – 1:50PM
Opening Prayer & Being the Breath (Shikantaza) Meditation
Spirituality – Working with Racism – Participant generated Q&A
BUDDHISM & DUKKHA | 2PM – 2:50PM
Dialog: Dukkha (The potters wheel that’s out of harmony)… What can we do to personally de-colonize whiteness physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually
Buddhism and healing trauma | 3PM – 3:50PM
Fore-giveness Meditation instruction and Practice
Dialog: Discussion on the Eightfold path of Buddhism and exploring healing, stress, big and little ’T,’ trauma influenced and caused through the culture of whiteness and racism.
I HAVE A DREAM – AHIMSA (Do No Harm) | 4PM – 4:50PM
Intention setting, healing circle meditation and closing prayer…
***Who Should Attend: No one is will be turned away based on ethic or cultural identity, gender orientation, age or economic status. We are strong together than apart.
***Is Pre-registration or Registration Required: No
***Location: 305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109
***Cost: Free but a dana (donation) basket will be available but it’s optional and not expected.