Day of Mindfulness – October 2nd

Dear Pagoda Sangha,

Our next regular monthly Day of Mindfulness coincides with the Ottawa Wake-Up Day of Mindfulness and we have been graciously invited to join in with the practices of the next generation on October 2nd.

Below is the schedule for the day.  If you wish to attend, please contact Ginny at
ashibi87 [at] hotmail [dot] com.

Time Activity Details
10:00 ­10:15 Meet & Greet Introductions & simple icebreakers
10:15 ­

10:45

Sitting Meditation Guided meditation ­ to include a quick meditation introduction for newcomers
10:45 ­

11:00

Walking meditation Slow walking meditation inside ­with explanatory introduction
11:05 ­

12:00

Everyday
Mindfulness
Mindfulness in the spirit of fun!
12:00 ­

12:45

Potluck lunch: Mindful eating Vegetarian/Vegan potluck (No meat, fish, seafood or poultry. If bringing a non­vegan dish, please label)

Noble silence: first 10 minutes

12:45 ­

13:00

Lunch clean­up  
13:00 ­

13:30

Dharma period 1) Introduction to Wake Up and the Plum Village buddhist tradition

2) “Happiness is Here & Now”

13:35 ­

14:25

Dharma sharing A space for open reflections on life and mindful practice
14:25 ­

14:30

Wrap­up & Announcements  
14:30 ­

14:35

Closing meditation Short silent sitting.

 

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