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Oct 21 - 27, 2019




Upcoming Calendar Items
Don't miss the opportunity to hear teachings with Venerable George, who brings a sharp and incisive intelligence to his presentation of the Dharma.

Meditation 101 is an introductory course on basic Buddhist meditation techniques for complete beginners, and includes Buddhist meditations that can be used by anyone to create more peace and happiness in daily life.
When: Oct 17 - Nov 14

Time to plant new fall flowers, clean the beds, cut back spent flowers, to prepare for our annual bulb planting!  A lot to do...so all hands on call! Even bring a friend. See you in the gardens!
When: Sat, Oct. 26

Outreach Opportunity: Lake Johnson accumulates trash along the shorelines and wildlife become entangled, or ingests trash that is toxic to them. All ages are welcome 
When: Sat, Nov 2 

Sand Mandala with Geshe Sangpo and
Interfaith Alliance Devotional Prayer - Shine Your Light
Practices to offer
Our spiritual director, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, advised us to recite 100,000 of these praises to create the causes for the next Light of the Path Retreat. Enter here. Our progress as of today: 32,924
Enter your 2019 Prostration Challenge count here! We'll offer them all to Geshe-la at the end of the year. We have 38,330 as of today!
Merit Makers & Side Notes
Thanks go out this week to Paul Krebs for coming in each Wednesday to clean our floors in the main area, water the plants and take care of the altar flowers. He joins the team with Gary Mickey who cleans the gompa each week and Tom Stanton who empties the garbage and tidies up the bathrooms. Our Center is much cleaner and more hospitable because of you guys. You are all appreciated!
Outside now: Sky is blue, sun is shining, clouds are fluffy, temperature a mild 73 degrees. What’s not to love? The...
Family Program
Fall Session Sept 8 - Nov 24! How We Relate to Others
Sunday morning classes begin at 10:30
Our Sunday Program is a vibrant mix of drop-off and family programming. Much of our curriculum content is based on the 16 Guidelines .
Social Opportunities
Kadampa Center Hours

Wednesday-Friday, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
(please call ahead to ensure staff is available
 to unlock building)
Wed-Fri: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm: Silent meditation - all welcome (call ahead)

Classes and events take place throughout the week. Doors open 30 minutes prior to start times.

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