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Sravasti Abbey to host Sharing the Dharma Day in December

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Om Dec. 4 Sravasti Abbey will open its doors for its Sharing the Dharma Day, which is an opportunity for newcomers and ‘old friends’ to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in community fellowship.

According to an announcement, “people from all faiths and backgrounds can apply the principles explored on Sharing the Dharma Day to enhance their lives.”

Guests are asked to bring a vegetarian potluck dish (no meat, eggs, garlic, onions, leeks or radishes).

Sharing the Dharma Day Schedule:

Session 1: 10 a.m. – Meditation, 11 a.m.  – Dharma talk
Session 2: 12:15 p.m. – Vegetarian potluck lunch & informal Dharma discussion/Q&A
Session 3: 1:45 p.m. – Contemplation and discussion of topic of the month
Session 4: 3 p.m. – Tour of Buddhist artwork or grounds (weather depending) for newcomers

About Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.

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