Saturday, 03. August 2019, Dharma Jewel Monastery, Beginner's Guided Meditation at Dharma Jewel Monastery

from 03. August 2019 - 10:30 till 11:30

Dharma Jewel Monastery

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Dharma Jewel Monastery invites you to discover yourself through Zen meditation:
Guided Meditation SessionsWeekends at 10:30am - 11:30amAugust 3, 4, 10 & 11, 2019Everyone is welcome for these one hour beginner's open guided meditation sessions - come for one or all of the sits! Guided meditation is led by a Zen Buddhist nun in English. These are open to all and a great introduction to the Beginner's Zen Meditation Course which starts Tuesday August 27 at 6:30pm.

Introduction to Zen Meditation CourseTuesdays at 6:30pm, starting August 27All are invited! The course is weekly for three months and is a sequential, cumulative class. No prerequisites! Meditation methods include Breath Counting, Mindfulness of the Breath, Loving-Kindness Meditation. Lecture topics include Introduction to Buddhism, Mindfulness, Karma, Causality & the Four Noble Truths. Completion of the Beginner's course allows progression to the next level of classes and eventually to the sutra study group. Participation in this class is a prerequisite for our monthly Zen meditation retreats and Kung Fu Zen Martial Arts classes.

Little Jewel Children's MeditationChildren's class will be on weekends and includes story-telling, arts and crafts, and fun games. Appropriate for ages around 5 - 12. Free, but please register in advance.

Where can we find peace of mind and true happiness? Zen meditation helps us attain an unbiased perception of reality. The key is to reflect inwardly. In this way, we can reach a clearer understanding of life’s difficulties with true wisdom and peace of mind as the result.

More Events at Dharma Jewel Monastery:
Check out Buddhist ceremonies on Sunday mornings each month, all are welcome to experience this traditional Chinese chanting with English translation, bilingual service, 9:15am - 12pm followed by free vegetarian lunch, on July 28, August 25, September 22, and October 20, 2019

Dharma Jewel Veggie Fest! Enjoy free vegetarian food and learn about compassion in action. Coming 2020!
Vegetarian Cooking Classes - please see schedule and register directly with Dharma Jewel Monastery


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Finally, most Sundays (when there is no ceremony), there is a Diamond Sutra recitation service at 2pm, all are welcome to attend.
Only meditation class students are eligible to participate in our monthly 1 and 2 day Zen Meditation Retreats and Zen Kung-Fu Martial Arts classes.
Register now by phone at 770-939-5008 , or drop by in person!
Dharma Jewel Monastery is a Buddhist temple in Atlanta practicing in the Linji Zen lineage as part of the family of Chung Tai Chan Monastery in Taiwan. All events at Dharma Jewel are free and offered at no charge.

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