Why Meditate - Daylong Meditation at Oakland Asian Cultural Center

  • en
Class/Workshop

Apr 201610
9:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 9th St, Ste 290
Oakaland, California, 94607
United States


Join us for a daylong meditation at Oakland Asian Cultural Center with Ayya Anandabodhi. 
Through the practice of meditation we touch into a deeper truth that gets lost in the busyness of our everyday lives. On this day we will use mindfulness of the Three Characteristics of Existence to deepen our understanding of the potential that lays hidden in this ever changing world.
Please bring nourishing potluck foods to offer Ayya Anandabodhi and to share with other participants. 
Food restrictions:
vegetarian
no wheat
no cow dairy (sheep & goat dairy are OK)
A $25 minimum donation is suggested to reserve your seat but no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.
http://oaccdaylong2016.eventbrite.com/

Volunteer assistance is requested to setup, cleanup, and breakdown the room. 

- - - 

Bio: Ayya Anandabodhi first encountered the Buddha's teachings in her early teens, igniting a deep interest in the Buddha's Path of Awakening. She has lived and trained as a nun the Forest Tradition since 1992, mostly in Ajahn Chah monasteries in England. In 2009 she moved to the US to help establish Aloka Vihara, a training monastery for women. Her practice and teaching are guided by early Buddhist scriptures and through nature's pure and immediate Dharma. In 2011 she took full Bhikkhuni Ordination, joining the growing number of women who are reclaiming this path in the Theravada tradition. She currently resides at Aloka Vihara, near Placerville, CA.

- - -

This event is organized by:
Against The Stream Buddhist Meditation Society
www.againstthestream.org

 

Tags

Login or register to add tags

jey . Last modified Mar 16 2016 11:49 a.m.


<<

April 2016

>>

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30

Login or register to add an event

Also in United States

Jan 23 Get to Know Kanagawa: Hot Springs, Zen &amp; the Great ...
Jan 25 Nikkei Genealogical Society General Meeting
Jan 25 Reading &amp; Discussion | Night in the American Village: Women ...
Jan 26 Oshogatsu: New Year’s Celebration
Jan 27 Japanese Self-Care: Me-byo
Jan 27 Kamakura Zen: A Samurai Legacy
Jan 28 2020 Global Risk Landscape: What Lies Ahead?
Jan 31 7th Annual "Imagine Little Tokyo" Short Story Contest
Feb 1 Opening Day: <em>Transcendients</em>
Feb 1 Film Screening—<em>ALTERNATIVE FACTS: The Lies of Executive Order 9066</em>
Feb 2 「コモン・グラウンド」日本語ツアー
Feb 5 The Future of Digital Currencies: Libra &amp; Beyond
Feb 6 Functional &amp; Alluring: Japanese Bamboo Art
Feb 8 <em>Transcendients</em> Artist Discussion with Taiji Terasaki
Feb 15 2020 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance—Democracy in Crisis: 1942 and ...
Feb 15 Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko L.A. 25th Anniversary Concert (Okinawan Drum-Dancing)
Feb 20 Overcoming Mountains: Mindfulness as a Leadership Practice for Anyone
Feb 22 Two-Day Jewelry Workshop: The Wonderful World of Washi
Feb 22 Film Screening—<em>Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for ...
Feb 26 Japanese Tea Ceremony: Omotesenke
Feb 29 Hinamatsuri Workshop: Kokeshi Doll Art with Mari Inukai
Feb 29 Author Discussion—<em>Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: A Japanese Pilot’s World War ...
Apr 16 Jerome/Rohwer Pilgrimage 2020
Apr 25 Manzanar Pilgrimage 2020
May 16 Annual Amache Pilgrimage – May 16, 2020

Nikkei Heroes: Trailblazers, Role Models, and Inspirations

Read the Nikkei Heroes >>

Get updates

Sign up for email updates

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

Support this project

Discover Nikkei

Discover Nikkei is a place to connect with others and share the Nikkei experience. To continue to sustain and grow this project, we need your help!

Ways to help >>

A project of the Japanese American National Museum

Major support by The Nippon Foundation