Program for August 2013

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Program for August 2013

Evening Meditation Mon-Fri 8pm

Each weekday night at 8pm*, there is a guided meditation on the 16th Karmapa, our main meditation practice. All are welcome to join, there are no prerequisites and there is no cost. A short introduction will be provided for all new friends. (*Meditation starts at 7pm every first Friday of the month.)

Monthly Events:

WEEKLY DHARMA TALKS

Wednesdays at 8pm

Weekly Dharma Talks are offered every Wednesday at 8pm. They are followed by a guided meditation on the 16th Karmapa

August 7 Introduction to Diamond Way Buddhism by Renzo Balducci

August 14 Refuge and the Enlightened Attitude by Tasso Kallianiotis

August 21 The Meditation on the 16th Karmapa by Thure Svane-Dupont

August 28 The Karma Kagyu Lineage by Jonathan Bradley

MONTHLY OPEN HOUSE

Sunday August 18 at 2pm
Buddhist practice is as practical as it is profound. With the right view we can learn to utilize all aspects of our experience, even our busy city life, to gain insight and joy. Join us on Sunday August 18th at 2pm for an introduction to Buddhism and Buddhist meditation. We’ll cover the basics of the Buddhist view as well the fundamentals of Buddhist meditation. Experienced practitioners are also welcome to bring questions or ask for practice instructions.

Labor Day Weekend Talks
with Reka Mathe

Friday August 30, 8pm Buddhist Meditation
Saturday August 31, 8pm Keeping the Highest View
Sunday September 1, 3pm Love and Partnership

Reka was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1962 and grew up in Germany. She met Lama Ole Nydahl in 2001 and took refuge at the inauguration of the Budapest Diamond Way Buddhist Center. Lama Ole asked her to teach in 2009. Reka has extensive experience with traveling and promoting Diamond Way Buddhism activity worldwide. She works as a Marketing and Sales Manager and is the mother of two daughters, 24- and 18-years-old.

Learn about our retreat center project!

The Northeast Retreat Center
Modern self confident people value real experience over philosophical ideals. Buddha’s teachings offer practical, inspiring, and useful tools for transforming even our greatest disturbances into wisdom by pointing directly at our own enlightened nature. By applying the teachings correctly one can take advantage of every situation, even their bustling city lifestyle, to lead them down the path of freedom and enlightenment.

All events are offered free of charge unless otherwise noted. No prior knowledge of Buddhism is required and there are NO prerequisites for any center event.

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