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Sunday Sangha: Meditation & Dharma (Led by Barbara Montgomery & Elazar Aslan)

Join us every Sunday via the webcast, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. for meditation and Dharma. On August 30 Barbara Montgomery & Elazar Aslan will lead A Q&A on His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Teaching of The Eight Verses for Training the Mind
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Sunday Sangha: Meditation & Dharma (Led by Barbara Montgomery & Elazar Aslan)

Time & Location

Aug 30, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
Zoom

About the Event

Sunday Sangha is accessible only via Webcast from the comfort and safety of your home or other location with internet access - you can access this either on a computer or on your smartphone. 

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85696275749  Meeting ID: 856 9627 5749 / Passcode: 912126

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Since many of you are now following from your home, we wanted to start sending prayer book page numbers ahead of time so you are ready to follow along come Sunday morning!

Led by Barbara Montgomery & Elazar Aslan: A Q&A on His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Teaching of The Eight Verses for Training the Mind

About Barbara Montgomery:

Barbara is a Board Member of CTBC and former Vice-President and President.  Her Buddhist practice began in Southeast Asia and has been a mainstay in her life for over 50 years.  She is profoundly grateful to her root teachers, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and Venerable Losang Samten for all the kindness, compassion and wisdom they have shared, along with the many other teachers and our precious sangha with whom she has had the privilege to study.

About Elazar Aslan:

Elazar started his practice in Vipassana in 1995 and received teachings from Sharon Salzberg, Joseph Goldstein and their teacher U Pandita. He received his first Highest Yoga Tantra Empowerment in 2002 and has studied with various Tibetan Lamas since then. He has been a TBC Officer since 2011 and senior teacher since 2016.

SUNDAY August 30, 2020 10 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Opening Prayers (p. 4-5)

  • Refuge Formula 
  • Four Reflections that Change the Mind
  • Prayer of Refuge and Bodhicitta
  • Four Immeasurable Thoughts

Meditation

Short Break

Dharma Topic:  A Q&A on His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Teaching of The Eight Verses for Training the Mind

Closing Prayers (p. 60-61)

  • Bodhicitta Prayer
  • Dedication of Merit
  • "At this very moment for the peoples and nations of the earth..." prayer
  • Long Life Prayer for HH

PLEASE NOTE: The above page numbers reference the new prayer book which can be downloaded here for reference if you area using a previous prayer book.

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