Bhante Buddharakkhita July 8 Reception and Class in DC
By Editor | Jul 4 2012
On Sunday, July 8 from 3-5 p.m., leaders and practitioners from the District’s mindfulness community are invited to a private reception to welcome the Venerable Bhante Buddharakkhita and introduce him to some of the leadership and teaching efforts within the District. The event will also offer an opportunity for practitioners to learn about his work in Uganda and any lessons learned creating the Uganda Buddhist Centre which may apply to cultivating mindfulness practice within impoverished communities in D.C.
701 Lamont St NW, Washington DC 20010
Limited seating available: Please RSVP
Also on July 8, from 6-7:30 p.m., Bhante Buddharakkhita will lead Sunday's IMCW All Soul's class
with a meditation, and speak about his spiritual journey and the founding of the Uganda Buddhist Centre. He will also share remarks about the special relevance and unique challenges of supporting dharma practice within under-resourced communities, particularly communities of color. The meditation and address will be followed by a period for participants to ask questions about Buddhist dharma and integrating mindfulness into daily life.
Open to the public
All Souls Church, 1500 Harvard Street NW, Washington DC 20009
This class will take the place of the regular IMCW All Souls class on Sunday. All are welcome.
These events are co-sponsorshiped by IMCW, the Uganda Centre and DharmaJoy of DC.