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Applications of Compassion

Compassion is an inner attitude; it exists in our hearts and minds. We are beings who also have bodies and verbally communicate with others. How can we reflect our compassion
— our physical and verbal actions — and how can we apply compassion to other areas of our lives?

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Labor Day Retreat: Developing Meditative Concentration

A motionless figure seated cross-legged, eyes lowered, and radiating peace: this is, perhaps, the most universal image of Buddhist meditation. It may look simple, but that concentrated state comes from skilled instruction and lots of practice. Sravasti Abbey, a Buddhist monastery in the Tibetan tradition, will offer training and practice during its Labor Day retreat

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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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