When : On Saturday 04th of May 2019, From 8 am to 4 pm.
Cost : Free
Language : English
Lunch & Tea/Coffee : Free of Charge
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Buddhism, such an insightful philosophy, as well as a peaceful religion shows us the path to inner peace and gladness of life through the feelings of spiritual qualities. With the original Buddhist teachings from the Pali-Canon, here you have the opportunity to learn the most profound teachings of the Buddha and incredible methods of mind training to the true happiness and insight practices that bring you real freedom and highest liberation.
Join us for learning and practicing the teachings of the Buddha. There will be periods of meditation (silent and guided) as well as Buddhist teachings.
□ Everyone has the chance to take the Eight Precepts for the day.
The Eight Precepts are:
08.00 a.m Welcome Speech.
08.07 a.m “ Namo Buddhaya ! ” - The Homage to the Buddha.
08.15 am Taking the Eight Precepts. ( Optional but recommended )
08.20 a.m “ Introduction to Meditation
08.30 a.m Guided and Silent Breathing Meditation.
09.30 a.m Tea break.
09.45 a.m “ The Buddha's amazing teachings for true happiness” - Dharma Talk.
10.15 a.m Meditation on Buddha.
10.45 a.m Chanting and Meal Offering to the Buddha.
10.55 a.m “ Sangha Dana ” - The Alms Offerings to monks.
11.00 a.m Reflection of Alms Food and Lunch Meal.
11.45 a.m The End of the Lunch Time and Break.
12.15 p.m Thanking for the Alms Meal.
12.30 p.m Walking Meditation. - “ Loving - Kindness ”.
01.00 p.m Anatma Lakkhana Sutta – The Discourse of Non-self.
01. 30 p.m Walking and Sitting Silent Meditation on Impermanence.
02.30 p.m Tea Break.
02.45 p.m Vipassana Practice ( Insight ) to a meaningful Life - Dharma Talk.
03.00 p.m Practice of Vipassana Meditation.
03.20 p.m Q & A.
03.40 p.m Dedication of Merit and Blessings for well-being.
03.45 p.m Vote of Thanks.
03.50 p.m Cleanup.
04.00 p.m The End.
□ Lunch is provided at no cost to participants. You can wear anything that is comfortable. Some people like to wear white, but this is totally optional.
□ We will have cushions and chairs to sit on, but if you have a cushion and a mat, please bring them along.
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□ If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us.