Saturday, February 28, 2009

2009 March Tibetan Buddhist Monks Visit UCONN Medical School

Tibetan Buddhist Monks Visit

UCONN Medical School in Farmington Connecticut!


Tibetan Buddhist monks are visiting UCONN Medical Center in Farmington and building a Medicine Buddha Mandala for Healing. Please pass along the invitation and the great news!

This is another wonderful chance to witness the traditional creation of a Sand Mandala, an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. The monks are from the Drepung Gomang Monastery.

Schedule of events:

March 1

Opening Ceremony 2:00 PM

March 2-6

Viewing of the Mandala Creation 9:00-4:30 PM

March 6

Closing Ceremony 5:00 PM

Items from the Himalayan region such as shawls and richly embroidered pillowcases handcrafted in the monastery will be available for purchase.

Great thanks go out to the sponsor for bringing everyone such a wonderful event!

UCONN News Story and details of the visit.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

2009 February Retreat, Mindful Writing

2009 February Retreat

Mindful Writing


Wild Turkey Tracks


Rolling Snowballs


Om Mani Padme Hum

Dae Yen Sa held a retreat including Mindful Writing of Om Mani Padme Hum on February 7, 2009. The day also included sitting meditation, walking meditation, Dharma talks, vegetarian Korean lunch, chanting, tea and many more activities.

Please join in for regular Saturday meditation or for retreat days held on the first Saturday of each month. Everyone is welcome!

See photos from this month's retreat here.

For more information about future retreats, please watch for announcements or call:

Dae Yen Sa International Buddhist Temple and Meditation Center

19 Kinsey Road, New Hartford, CT 06057

Phone: 860-489-3254 Temple
Cell: 860-459-6255 Sue Yen Sunim
Cell: 860-922-2607 Master
Fax: 860-489-5760

The stages of the Noble Path are: Right View, Right Thought, Right Speech, Right Behavior, Right Livelihood, Right Effort, Right Mindfulness and Right Concentration.