Compassion and Self-Compassion

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Richelieu-Vanier Centre (Acceuil Hall)

300 Des Pères-Blancs Avenue

Ottawa, ON K1L 7L5

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Day of Mindfulness with Sister Hai An, following the Thich Nhat Hanh tradition

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The Day of Mindfulness will focus on the theme of Compassion and Self-Compassion and will include sitting meditation, walking meditation, eating meditation, a Dharma Talk and some participatory exercises with a time for group reflection. Please bring a journal for a short writing exercise and wear clothes that are comfortable to move and sit in.

Tea and snacks will be offered by the sangha.

What to bring:

  • Meditation cushion, (some will be provided)
  • Yoga mat or blanket
  • Clothes for walking outside
  • Lunch and mug for tea

While Sister Hai An offers her teaching at no charge, donations to support her in this, as gratitude, will be welcomed, as will donations toward the expenses for the day.

Schedule:

9:30: Arrival

9:45:  Sitting Meditation/Sutra Recitation

10:45: Tea Break

11:00: Dharma Talk – Sister Ocean (Sister Hai An)

12:00: Mindful Lunch (bring your own lunch)

1:00: Outdoor Walking Meditation or Total Relaxation

2:00: Questions and Answers

3:00: Clean up

QUESTIONS? Contact Catherine Cody: ccody2521@gmail.com

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Richelieu-Vanier Centre (Acceuil Hall)

300 Des Pères-Blancs Avenue

Ottawa, ON K1L 7L5

Canada

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