2012 SUMMER DHARMA RETREAT

2012 SUMMER DHARMA RETREAT will be hosted by the Yin Shun Foundation at Bodhi Monastery in Lafayette, New Jersey Featuring Dharma talks, meditation sessions, discussion, and liturgy — a balanced blend of the intellectual, contemplative, and emotional sides of the Buddhist path. English Program: Saturday, June 30 – Tuesday, July 3 Chinese Program: Saturday, June 30 –

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2012 Dharma Retreat Guidelines

General Etiquette Please Be Considerate, Be Kind, Be Respectful! Punctuality is very important. Please pay attention to the class bell (5 minutes before class). We ask that all participants practice Noble Silence at all times, especially in the Buddha Hall, during meals, in the meditation room, library, and dorms. Quiet discussion of Dharma or retreat

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Letter from Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi on Buddhist holiday

VESAK 2012 Remembering the Buddha and his teachings with joy, gratitude, and generosity Dear Friend, The most important holiday in the Buddhist calendar, Vesak, is just around the corner. Starting on the full moon day of May, the month of Vesak celebrates the birth, enlightenment, and passing away of the Buddha. It is a day

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Beginners instruction in meditation on Sunday

Sunday meditation class In order to meet the needs of our growing community, Bodhi Monastery will start offering Meditation for Beginners on first the Sunday of each month. Before resuming this service, we would like those who are interested in this class to first fill out this registering form first. About this monastery Bodhi Monastery

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Vesak Commemoration on Saturday April 28, 2012

We will pay tribute to the Buddha on Vesak, the day commemorating the birth, Enlightenment, and Parinirvana (passing away) of Lord Buddha. There will be activities starting in the morning 9:30 AM. Program scheduled as follows: The Monastery’s Events Schedule On Saturday April 28, 2012 9:30 AM Activity start ( Buddha Hall ) 11:15 AM

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