Meditation And Dhamma Study Workshop

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Meditation And Dhamma Study Workshop

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Wat Thai Buddhist Temple of Washington,D.C.
August 31, 2018 830am to 4pm and  September 1, 2018 830am to 4pm

Cost: No charge of money but must bring yourself free of electronics/phones off.

Highlights:   –      Buddha’s teaching on Inner Peace

  • Guided meditation through sitting, standing, and walking
  • Controlling Stress, Tension and Anxiety
  • Clearing the clutter of the Mind, Respecting the Body
  • Balancing Emotions
  • Basic Yoga and stretching
  • Prioritize Contentment in Life

Chaired by Ven. Phra Videsratanaporn (Dr. Thanat), President, Wat Thai Temple

Friday, August 31, 2018
Morning Session:
8:30 a.m.  Registration
9:00 a.m.   Welcome Address and Introductions
9:30 a.m.  Orientation: Meditation and Dhamma Study Workshop
10:00 a.m.   Sitting and walking meditation
11:00    Lunch serve for monks
11:15   Lunch and free time for participants
Afternoon Session:
12:30 p.m.      Walking meditation
01:00p.m.   Dhamma Study and sitting meditation
02:00 p.m.     Tea break and Yoga
02:30 p.m.     Sitting meditation
03:30 p.m.     Recap and Q & A session
03:45 p.m.     Dedicating compassion and goodness to All Beings
04:00 p.m.  Dismissal. Adjourning until Saturday morning, 830am.
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*Whoever wishes may join the evening chanting and meditation in the Sanctuary at 06:00 p.m. Please enter Sanctuary in silence before 6pm.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Morning Session:
08:30  am. Registration
09:00 am. Morning Greeting, announcements, and Prayer of Loving-kindness
09:30 am. Dhamma Study
10:00 am. Sitting and walking meditation
11:00 am. Lunch serve for the monks
11:15 am. Lunch and free time
Afternoon Session:
12:30 pm. Walking meditation
O1:00 pm. Dhamma Study and sitting meditation
02:00 pm. Tea break and Yoga
03:00 pm. Recap. Q & A and Evaluations
04:00 pm. Closing ceremony

INSTRUCTORS:

Ven. Phra Videsratanaporn (Dr. Thanat), President of Wat Thai Washington, D.C.
Arry Berrigan, Meditation
Catherine Lockman, Yoga
Lijuan Wu, Yoga

NOTE:-– Meditation workshop is open to the public free of charge, donation is always welcome.
– Lunch and drinks will be provided by the temple
– Dress code: comfortable/casual for sitting and practice yoga.
White clothing (or light if white unavailable) preferable to honor Thai Buddhist meditation tradition.
– Bring a meditation cushion and yoga mat if you have one.
– Pre-Registration is advised. Walk in is welcome, based on availability.

CONTACT PERSONS:
For more information and for pre-registration please contact us:
Phramaha Thanat (Dr. Handy), Tel. (202) 236 -7442, dr.handymonk@gmail.com
Wat Thai D.C. Tel. (301) 871- 8660, (301) 871- 8661
Arry Berrigan, Tel. (410) 660 – 8462, (714) 323 – 3975