The Northwest Buddhist community is huge, and diverse, encompassing traditional temples from every Buddhist culture, modern practice and study groups, and a growing range of Buddhist-inspired applications by health professionals, teachers, social activists, and others.
The Northwest Dharma Association and Nalanda West invite you to a day-long celebration of this vibrant, creative sangha on November 3, 2018 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
- explore shared aspirations as Buddhists and contemplative practitioners
- engage in small group discussion to strengthen our individual and collective capacities to benefit beings
- join in hands-on Buddhist-inspired arts, music, dance, and chanting
Join us for a day of connecting and celebrating!
Join us for any or all of the celebration, 10 am to 6 pm.
Lunch provided with suggested $10 donation. Please register here in advance as a courtesy to organizers.
Special invitation to Buddhist groups: Buddhist groups across the region are invited to participate in the celebration. Tables will be available to display information about your sangha. You’ll meet your fellow practitioners and meet many new people. Join us!
Volunteers are invited to help with set-up, clean-up, and food; email George Draffan.
10 AM Teachers offer a practice from their Sangha talk about the importance of Buddhists of different traditions meeting and interacting with one another.
11:30 Sangha News Circle: sangha members share issues and events in their sanghas.
12:30 Lunch (gourmet! please register!)
1:30 Storytelling with Puppets: Duck, Death and the Tulip with Lynne Conrad Marvet
2:00 Tara Dancers
2:30 Nick/Inness Live Songs of Dohas/Saraswati Sunindyo
3:45 Dance Workshop/Choreography for all
5:15 Community performance with Live Songs of Dohas