Rainbow Sangha’s Day of Mindfulness
Sunday, September 20, 9 am – 4 pm
2 Night Shade Court, Los Lunas
Please RSVP by Friday 9/18.
We will be wearing masks, keeping distance, and bringing our own lunches.
9:00- 9:30 am: Arrival. Tea in backyard. Welcome. Singing.
9:30-10:30 am: Sitting Meditation followed by Walking Meditation. Long walk around hay field or short walk around yard and corral. Meet animals.
10:30-11:00 am: Break
11:00 am: Readings and contemplations on joy. Gatha writing explanation. Singing.
12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch. First 15 minutes in silence. Five Contemplations, followed by mindful conversation. Clean up and bathroom break.
1:00-2:30 pm: Calligraphy in Thay’s style with instructions by Ruth; writing Gathas; clean up.
2:30-3:30 pm: Gather in Hogan. Sitting meditation followed by Gatha readings and Dharma sharing.
3:30-4:00 pm: Closing thoughts and singing.
4:00 pm: Depart or hike Tome Hill
Suggested dana (donation) of $5-10 to cover cost of supplies.
PLEASE BRING FOR PERSONAL USE:
-poems, gathas, writings on joy to share
-tea cup, water bottle with water
-personal lunch (refrigerator space available)
-folding “bag” chair, cushion (if needed)
-face mask, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen
-good walking shoes
-old shirt to protect clothes from ink during calligraphy
-musical instruments, bells, rattles