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Sunday is Sharing the Dharma Day at Sravasti Abbey

Sravasti Abbey — the Tibetan Buddhist monastery near Newport — will open its doors on Sunday Sharing the Dharma Day.

The monthly event offers an opportunity to explore meditation, hear a talk drawn from Buddhist teachings, share a vegetarian potluck lunch and enrich the experience through facilitated small-group discussion, according to the abbey.

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BRIEF: Opportunity for young adults to explore Buddhism

Sravasti Abbey invites young adults ages 18 to 29 to explore the Buddha’s teachings within American culture during its annual Come and See: Young Adults Explore Buddhism program. No meditation experience is necessary; just an open and curious mind/heart, according to a press release.

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BRIEF: Upcoming retreat good for beginning Buddhists

From the Buddha’s point of view, genuine love — a wish for the happiness of another — is powerful medicine. Sravasti Abbey, the Buddhist monastery near Newport, will host a weekend meditation retreat, The Power of Love, April 26 to 28, to teach the steps to developing a more loving heart. Beginners are welcomed for this residential retreat...

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BRIEF: Sharing the Dharma Day to take place Sunday at Sravasti Abbey

Venerable Thubten Chodron, founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, explains how stirring feelings can poison happiness when she will speak at the Abbey’s Sharing the Dharma Day on Sunday, according to a press release

The day-long event — including guided meditation, Chodron’s talk, a vegetarian potluck lunch and after lunch discussion—begins at 9:45 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m.

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