OUR FOUR MONTH SCHEDULE
5/5 Cancelled & Rescheduled to 5/19
5/19 (Fundamentals of Pure Land Buddhism)
5/18 in Central Park, NYC: 17th annual Vesak Celebration
5/26 (service and walking meditation at W. Hartford Reservior) Topic: Dharma & Ecology. Cancelled!
5/26 Dharma Course: at Northampton: Part I
6/2 Meeting Cancelled
6/8 Tricycle Magazine's Change Your Mind Day (NYC)
6/9 Pure Land Daily Practice at Elmwood
6/16 Dharma Course: at Northampton: Part 2
6/15 1st Annual BFF "Renew Your Mind" Picnic
7/7 Dharma Course: at Northampton: Pat 3
7/14 Obon Festival (Buddhist All Souls Day)
7/15 to Sept. Summer Recess: Enjoy!
OUR NEXT DHARMA-SERVICE
The BFF next dharma-service is on Sunday, June 9th, 2002 at Elmwood Community Center in W. Hartford at 10 am. The dharma talk theme will be Pure Land Buddhism's Daily Practice, Conduct and Social Participation. All are welcomed. See CONTACT US and DIRECTIONS PAGE for directions.
The Dharma-service will include the following:
*Sharing of Merit
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Upcoming Dzogchen retreats with Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
May 1-7 Gutman Library Conference Center, Cambridge, MA
May 9 Public Talk, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA
May 11 Public Talk, Tsegyalgar, Conway, MA
June 10-16 Synod Hall, on the grounds of St. John Divine, New York City
For more information please contact the Dzogchen Community in America:
Dharma Study Course on the Larger Sutra of Infinite Life, the most important Pure Land Scripture, will be offered on the following Sundays: May 26, June 16th & July 7th, 2002. The meetings will be held at 89 Marian St., Northampton at the home of Dr. Taitetsu Unno from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. The BFF will meet at Borders in W. Hartford at 1 pm. E-mail for specific place of departure.
NORTHAMPTON SHIN BUDDHIST SANGHA
This Massachusetts's sangha offers monthly meetings on Saturdays, beginning at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Also, they offer a book discussion group, Dharma school for family and children for 11a.m. -12 p.m., and a Lay Teacher Training program. For more info, call Corky Robinson at (413) 634-5699 or or e-mail them at email@example.com.
For more info, visit them at http://www.geocities.com/shin_sangha
HAI AN PAGODA
Every Thursday night Hai An Pagoda in New Britain offers free meditation
and discussion starting at 6:30 P.M. sharp under the Vietnamese-born Venerable Thich Tri Hoang.
Visitors are ask to arrive 10-15 minutes earlier for a little orientation. Starting in September,
the Buddhist studies and Dharma Teachers programs will be re-offered.
For more information and directions call (860) 612-0077 or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more info visit www.haianpagoda.org