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Buddhist Vesak Celebration

Celebration of Buddha's birthday, awakening, and death (Vesak) led by Bhanti Sathi. See Full Event Information for full schedule.

Date: Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Time: 2:00 pm

Duration: 5 hours

Location: Chapel Main Sanctuary

Contact: Jan Truax, x4003

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Led by Bhante Sathi (a Theravada monk from Sri Lanka), with assistance from Sri Lankan, Tibetan, Vietnamese, Cambodian, and American Monks.

2:00-4:45pm--Meditation Retreat

2.00 Introduction

2.20 Walking meditation

2.45 Guided Meditation

3.15 Teaching

4.00 Walking Meditation

4.15 Q&A

4.45 end

5:00-6:00pm--Buddhist Meditation, Ritual, and Teachings,

     including a Buddha Bath (a Mahayana tradition), Blessing Chanting, a talk about Vesak

6:00pm: Vegetarian soup supper and continued conversation, open to all participants