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May 2019

Climate Change Discussion Forum

As a follow up to Tim Geil’s April Climate Change related dharma talk, SIMS will be holding a Discussion Forum to allow for interested sangha members to share reflections on meeting climate change challenges in our daily lives through the lens of our Buddhist practice and Buddhist principles. Questions discussed may include for example… How do we balance caring for…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Insight Meditation Society

Date: Saturday, May 4
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Teacher: Lauren Wilson, Ken Yasuhara, Iris Antman

Dr. Haneda and the Truth of Impermanence

Join us at the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple on May 5th for Dr. Nobuo Haneda’s lecture on impermanence. Impermanence is one of the core aspects of Buddhism and Dr. Haneda is going to explore this essential tenet with members of our Sangha. Starting at 12:00 on May 5th, following our morning service activities, Dr. Haneda will be sharing his thoughts…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple

Date: Sunday, May 5
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Tradition: Jodo Shinshu (Pureland)
Teacher: Dr. Nobuo Haneda

The Heart Sutra – Meditating on Emptiness and Wisdom

The Heart Sutra – Meditating on Emptiness and Wisdom Teaching by Khenpo Jampa Rinpoche   The Heart Sutra is the essence of the Prajñāpāramitā-Hṛdaya and translates to “The Heart of the Perfection of Transcendent Wisdom.” We recite the Heart Sutra during the Sunday Chenrezi weekly practice session. In this class Khenpo Jampa Rinpoche will be giving an explanation of this…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism

Date: Sunday, May 5
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Tradition: Tibetan Buddhism
Teacher: Khenpo Jampa Rinpoche

Tibetan Circle Dance Workshop

Tibetan Circle Dance Workshop Led by Members of the Choelsum Dance Group   In cultures around the world dance serves the purpose of bringing communities together. Reflecting the culture through symbolic movements and meaningful music and creating a sense of joy and belonging. join us for the ongoing “Tibetan Dance Workshop,” happening once each quarter. This class is designed for beginners…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism

Date: Monday, May 6
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Arts and Crafts Show

Please join us for a panel discussion on the subject of “Artists Mind – Zen Mind”. The panelists – Pam Ingalls, Bruce Morser, and Alex Echevarria – will describe the process by which they each create their art. What is their state of mind when they are working on their art? Do they focus on technique while they are working?…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Puget Sound Zen Center

Date: Friday, May 10
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tradition: Zen
Teacher: Koshin Cain

Day of Mindfulness

Join us for a day of sitting and walking meditation in the Vipassana tradition.

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Insight Meditation Society

Date: Saturday, May 11
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Tradition: Vipassana
Teacher: Tim Geil

Arts and Crafts Show

The work of about 25 well-known Vashon artists and craftspeople will be featured and available for purchase. Proceeds will be used to help pay off newly purchased land and eventually develop a zendo on Vashon. Also available for sale will be scrolls of calligraphy from China and objects made from Japanese cotton and silk fabrics. Services provided by members of…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Puget Sound Zen Center

Date: Saturday, May 11
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Tradition: Zen
Teacher: Koshin Cain

Meditation Retreat with Anam Thubten

There are three important aspects of meditation: mindful attention, open awareness and loving kindness. By practicing these, we can let go of negative mental patterns and expand our heart and mind, bringing about joy, peace and inner freedom. Anam Thubten will teach and guide participants in developing these three aspects of meditation and share Buddhist wisdom on working with our…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Dharmata Portland

Start: Saturday, May 11 @ 10:00 am
End: Sunday, May 12 @ 5:00 pm
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Tradition: Tibetan
Teacher: Anam Thubten

Tibetan Cooking Class: Sha-bha-Lap

Learn how to make fried pockets of goodness, the Tibetan recipe: Sha-bha-Lap! Traditionally made with meat, there will be a vegetarian option available.   Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019 Time: 3:00-6:00pm Location: Sakya Monastery Kitchen & Cultural Hall Class Size Limit: 15   Class fee (to cover cost of ingredients): $35 To Register: https://conta.cc/2E9CyLX or contact the office (monastery@sakya.org) Registration…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism

Date: Saturday, May 11
Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Teacher: Tsering Dolkar

Sharing the Dharma with H.E. Dagmo Kusho

The Significance of Monlam Date: Sunday, May 12, 2019 Time: 11:15am PST (6:15 pm GMT) Location: Sakya Monastery Shrine Room (or view the Live Stream at http://dagmokusho.sakya.org Free, donations accepted. The term Monlam means the path of aspiration and is a form of prayer. Here, it refers to the tradition of Monlam Chenmo, the great prayer gathering. The communal prayers,…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism

Date: Sunday, May 12
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Tradition: Tibetan Buddhism
Teacher: H.E. Dagmo Kusho Sakya

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