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The following is a list of special events.
Free classes, Monday through Friday, March 14–18, 7–8:00 PM
Finding Inner Peace through Meditation, Movement, and Mantra
These free classes are designed to increase inner peace and release tension. Each class will highlight movement and sitting practices that provide tools to break free of stress and deepen meditation. Everyone is welcome to attend the entire series, or to drop-in on any class session.
Monday, March 14, 7–8 PM:
Meditation, the Key to Inner Peace
Instructor, Ken McKeon
Tuesday, March 15, 7–8 PM:
Cultivating a Loving Heart
Instructor: Olivia Hurd
Wednesday, March 16, 7–8 PM:
Tibetan Yoga: Movement as Meditation
Instructor: Jack van der Meulen
Thursday, March 17, 7–8 PM:
Mantra: Healing Sound
Instructor: Mark Henderson
Friday, March 18, 7–8 PM:
Gentle Techniques for Releasing Stress
Instructor: Santosh Philip
Our full Spring Quarter Program begins Monday, March 21.
Discover how our courses, workshops, and retreats can enrich your life!
Upcoming Free classes (all scheduled during Quarter breaks):
March 14-18, 7-8 PM
May 30-June 3
August 15-26, Mondays through Fridays, 7-8 PM
September 26-30, with free workshop on October 1
Open houses introduce Kum Nye, and meditation, and provide the opportunity to meet Institute faculty and staff. The open house program runs from 3-5 PM with light refreshments, followed by our regular Sunday chanting at 5 pm and talk at 6 PM. Come for some or all of the activities. All open house events are free.
Upcoming Open House Dates:
In many Buddhist lands, the full moon is a time to gather for prayer and meditation. We continue this tradition at the Nyingma Institute through holding a chanting ceremony on full moon nights. Join Nyingma students and friends in chanting the Vajra Guru Mantra interspersed with periods of meditation. The chant is held in one of our classrooms and is led by a faculty member, from 8 - 9:30 PM.
No registration is required. The chant starts promptly at 8 PM, so please arrive a few minutes earlier.
Upcoming Full Moon Chant Dates
Tibetan New Year’s: February 9 (we may have a chant)
Saga Dawa: May 7-June 5
Buddha’s birth: May 13 (will have evening chant)
Buddha’s Enlightenment: May 21 (will have full moon chant and other possible daytime events or retreat)
Contact us at (510) 809–1000 or email us at email@example.com.