Final Day of BuddhaFest!
There are still a few tickets available for today's events, including tonight's closing program with Krishna Das and a special Skype appearance by Ram Dass.
It's been such a beautiful three days so far! Here's the rest of our schedule:
Sunday, June 17
10 am Being Awake in the World
Talk and meditation with Venerable Pannavati Bhikkhuni. We screen the five films that were Runners-Up and Director's Choice selections in the BuddhaFest Short Films Showcase presented by Tricycle. Inspiring teens from the iBme retreat program discuss what it means to them to be Awake in the World.
PLEASE NOTE: This event will take place across the street from the Spectrum Theatre in The Dome at Artisphere.
12 Noon Lunch Break
1 pm Buddha Nature Brain: From Hatred, Greed, and Heartache to Peace, Happiness, and Love
Talk and meditation with Rick Hanson.
2:20 pm Book signing with Rick Hanson
2:45 pm The Way of Shambhala: Meditation, Basic Goodness, and Enlightened Society
Talk and meditation with Christian Gregory, Jayne Sutton and Jerry Webster
4:15 pm East Coast Premiere BODHISATTVA - THE JOURNEY OF THE SEVENTEENTH GYALWA KARMAPA
This is just the third time this film has screened publicly anywhere in the world. Director Mark Elliott takes questions from the audience after the film.
PLEASE NOTE: Program includes the talk & meditation, the film, and director Q & A.
5:45 pm Dinner break
7 pm Closing Night: The Power of Grace - A Tribute to Ram Dass
A very special evening. Krishna Das opens with a talk and meditation. We screen the inspiring film, RAM DASS: FIERCE GRACE. Ram Dass then joins us for a rare appearance live via Skype. Director Mickey Lemle takes questions from the audience. Krishna Das then closes out the festival with a special musical performance in tribute to his beloved friend, Ram Dass.