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May
20
Friday 12:0013:30

Practice sessions with Br Phap Hai and the Compassionate Ocean Sangha in English, at Mountain Spring Monastery

Join Br Phap Hai and the Compassionate Ocean Sangha in Sydney, Australia for sessions of sitting meditation and other practices including sutra recitation, sutra class, Touching the Earth, Dharma sharing, Be-in, Mindfulness Trainings recitation, or a collective questions and answers session.

You may like to follow the Compassionate Ocean Sangha website or Facebook page.

You can join through this Zoom link.

Meeting ID: 981 6914 4405

Passcode: breathe

May
20
Friday 22:0023:00

Sitting meditation & chanting with sisters of the Stream Entering Monastery in English, Vietnamese, at Stream Entering Monastery

You are warmly welcomed to join the Stream Entering Monastery sisters in their sitting meditation and chanting (in Vietnamese and English) every morning from 6 am to 7 am (Melbourne – Australia time), except on Mondays and during the “lazy period” (Please check here for the lazy period). 

If you are a beginner, we encourage you to first join a Sunday session where the meditation will be guided.

Each session includes 30 minutes of sitting meditation (sometimes also with slow walking meditation), chanting sutras, and touching the earth to express our gratitude to Mother Earth and the Three Jewels.

Please click on this Zoom link to join the practice. 

Meeting passcode: 00000

Please note again that we don’t have any sessions on Monday mornings.

For more information, please visit Stream Entering Monastery website.

May
21
Saturday 12:0013:30

Practice sessions with Br Phap Hai and the Compassionate Ocean Sangha in English, at Mountain Spring Monastery

Join Br Phap Hai and the Compassionate Ocean Sangha in Sydney, Australia for sessions of sitting meditation and other practices including sutra recitation, sutra class, Touching the Earth, Dharma sharing, Be-in, Mindfulness Trainings recitation, or a collective questions and answers session.

You may like to follow the Compassionate Ocean Sangha website or Facebook page.

You can join through this Zoom link.

Meeting ID: 981 6914 4405

Passcode: breathe

May
21
Saturday 22:0023:00

Sitting meditation & chanting with sisters of the Stream Entering Monastery in English, Vietnamese, at Stream Entering Monastery

You are warmly welcomed to join the Stream Entering Monastery sisters in their sitting meditation and chanting (in Vietnamese and English) every morning from 6 am to 7 am (Melbourne – Australia time), except on Mondays and during the “lazy period” (Please check here for the lazy period). 

If you are a beginner, we encourage you to first join a Sunday session where the meditation will be guided.

Each session includes 30 minutes of sitting meditation (sometimes also with slow walking meditation), chanting sutras, and touching the earth to express our gratitude to Mother Earth and the Three Jewels.

Please click on this Zoom link to join the practice. 

Meeting passcode: 00000

Please note again that we don’t have any sessions on Monday mornings.

For more information, please visit Stream Entering Monastery website.

May
22
Sunday 12:0013:30

Practice sessions with Br Phap Hai and the Compassionate Ocean Sangha in English, at Mountain Spring Monastery

Join Br Phap Hai and the Compassionate Ocean Sangha in Sydney, Australia for sessions of sitting meditation and other practices including sutra recitation, sutra class, Touching the Earth, Dharma sharing, Be-in, Mindfulness Trainings recitation, or a collective questions and answers session.

You may like to follow the Compassionate Ocean Sangha website or Facebook page.

You can join through this Zoom link.

Meeting ID: 981 6914 4405

Passcode: breathe

May
23
Monday 22:0023:00

Sitting meditation & chanting with sisters of the Stream Entering Monastery in English, Vietnamese, at Stream Entering Monastery

You are warmly welcomed to join the Stream Entering Monastery sisters in their sitting meditation and chanting (in Vietnamese and English) every morning from 6 am to 7 am (Melbourne – Australia time), except on Mondays and during the “lazy period” (Please check here for the lazy period). 

If you are a beginner, we encourage you to first join a Sunday session where the meditation will be guided.

Each session includes 30 minutes of sitting meditation (sometimes also with slow walking meditation), chanting sutras, and touching the earth to express our gratitude to Mother Earth and the Three Jewels.

Please click on this Zoom link to join the practice. 

Meeting passcode: 00000

Please note again that we don’t have any sessions on Monday mornings.

For more information, please visit Stream Entering Monastery website.

May
24
Tuesday 22:0023:00

Sitting meditation & chanting with sisters of the Stream Entering Monastery in English, Vietnamese, at Stream Entering Monastery

You are warmly welcomed to join the Stream Entering Monastery sisters in their sitting meditation and chanting (in Vietnamese and English) every morning from 6 am to 7 am (Melbourne – Australia time), except on Mondays and during the “lazy period” (Please check here for the lazy period). 

If you are a beginner, we encourage you to first join a Sunday session where the meditation will be guided.

Each session includes 30 minutes of sitting meditation (sometimes also with slow walking meditation), chanting sutras, and touching the earth to express our gratitude to Mother Earth and the Three Jewels.

Please click on this Zoom link to join the practice. 

Meeting passcode: 00000

Please note again that we don’t have any sessions on Monday mornings.

For more information, please visit Stream Entering Monastery website.

May
25
Wednesday 22:0023:00

Sitting meditation & chanting with sisters of the Stream Entering Monastery in English, Vietnamese, at Stream Entering Monastery

You are warmly welcomed to join the Stream Entering Monastery sisters in their sitting meditation and chanting (in Vietnamese and English) every morning from 6 am to 7 am (Melbourne – Australia time), except on Mondays and during the “lazy period” (Please check here for the lazy period). 

If you are a beginner, we encourage you to first join a Sunday session where the meditation will be guided.

Each session includes 30 minutes of sitting meditation (sometimes also with slow walking meditation), chanting sutras, and touching the earth to express our gratitude to Mother Earth and the Three Jewels.

Please click on this Zoom link to join the practice. 

Meeting passcode: 00000

Please note again that we don’t have any sessions on Monday mornings.

For more information, please visit Stream Entering Monastery website.

May
26
Thursday 22:0023:00

Sitting meditation & chanting with sisters of the Stream Entering Monastery in English, Vietnamese, at Stream Entering Monastery

You are warmly welcomed to join the Stream Entering Monastery sisters in their sitting meditation and chanting (in Vietnamese and English) every morning from 6 am to 7 am (Melbourne – Australia time), except on Mondays and during the “lazy period” (Please check here for the lazy period). 

If you are a beginner, we encourage you to first join a Sunday session where the meditation will be guided.

Each session includes 30 minutes of sitting meditation (sometimes also with slow walking meditation), chanting sutras, and touching the earth to express our gratitude to Mother Earth and the Three Jewels.

Please click on this Zoom link to join the practice. 

Meeting passcode: 00000

Please note again that we don’t have any sessions on Monday mornings.

For more information, please visit Stream Entering Monastery website.

May
27
Friday 22:0023:00

Sitting meditation & chanting with sisters of the Stream Entering Monastery in English, Vietnamese, at Stream Entering Monastery

You are warmly welcomed to join the Stream Entering Monastery sisters in their sitting meditation and chanting (in Vietnamese and English) every morning from 6 am to 7 am (Melbourne – Australia time), except on Mondays and during the “lazy period” (Please check here for the lazy period). 

If you are a beginner, we encourage you to first join a Sunday session where the meditation will be guided.

Each session includes 30 minutes of sitting meditation (sometimes also with slow walking meditation), chanting sutras, and touching the earth to express our gratitude to Mother Earth and the Three Jewels.

Please click on this Zoom link to join the practice. 

Meeting passcode: 00000

Please note again that we don’t have any sessions on Monday mornings.

For more information, please visit Stream Entering Monastery website.

May
28
Saturday 12:0013:30

Dharma talk by Brother Phap Hai in English

We are not yet ready for the Dharma talk by Brother Phap Hai, please refresh this page 10 minutes before the event starts.

You are warmly invited to join us for a Dharma talk by Brother Phap Hai from the Mountain Spring Monastery and Compassionate Ocean Sangha in Australia, touching on the teaching of “The Sutra of the Eight Realizations of Great Beings”.

Youtube link: https://youtu.be/ip87us2GuTI

The sutra: https://plumvillage.org/sutra/discourse-of-the-eight-realization-of-the-great-beings/

The book on the sutra with commentary by Brother Pháp Hải: https://www.parallax.org/product/the-eight-realizations-of-great-beings/

Sangha: https://www.mountainspringmonastery.org/ https://www.compassionateoceansangha.org

May
28
Saturday 22:0023:00

Sitting meditation & chanting with sisters of the Stream Entering Monastery in English, Vietnamese, at Stream Entering Monastery

You are warmly welcomed to join the Stream Entering Monastery sisters in their sitting meditation and chanting (in Vietnamese and English) every morning from 6 am to 7 am (Melbourne – Australia time), except on Mondays and during the “lazy period” (Please check here for the lazy period). 

If you are a beginner, we encourage you to first join a Sunday session where the meditation will be guided.

Each session includes 30 minutes of sitting meditation (sometimes also with slow walking meditation), chanting sutras, and touching the earth to express our gratitude to Mother Earth and the Three Jewels.

Please click on this Zoom link to join the practice. 

Meeting passcode: 00000

Please note again that we don’t have any sessions on Monday mornings.

For more information, please visit Stream Entering Monastery website.

Jun
2
Thursday 23:0000:30

Online Mindfulness Practice Session on Thursdays (Magnolia Grove Monastery) in English, at Magnolia Grove Monastery

Dear beloved friends,

You are invited to join us on Zoom for our  Online Mindfulness Practice Session on Thursdays with Magnolia Grove Monastics. Different monastics will facilitate the practice session. Format will vary each time.

The program will be as follows (subject to change):

– 5′ introduction
– 15′ guided meditation,
– 30′ Dharma talk
– 45′ Questions and Answers / “Gallery” Sharing / Sharing in breakout groups

Newcomers welcome. No previous experience with meditation required.

When:  Thursdays at 04:00PM – 5:30 PM (Central Time)

Please register in advance for this meeting

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. We look forward to seeing you there!

What to Wear
Please wear casual and modest clothing that is comfortable for sitting (i.e. long sleeve shirt (shirt covering shoulders), long pants (below the knees), loose fitting clothes…).

Special request

Your happy smile, peaceful sitting posture, and joyful presence are the greatest gifts to those who attend the session. Therefore, we warmly invite you to have your camera on in the session :).

Dear friends,

We are in our busy period of summer retreats, so some of our weekly online sessions will not take place.  Please note that there will be no online session on the following Thursdays:

May 19 & 26

June 9 & 23

We will be back to our regular weekly schedule from June 30th on and look forward to seeing you then!

More information can be found on the website of the monastery:

https://magnoliagrovemonastery.org/calendar/weekly-online-mindfulness-practice-2021-08-12/

Jun
16
Thursday 23:0000:30

Online Mindfulness Practice Session on Thursdays (Magnolia Grove Monastery) in English, at Magnolia Grove Monastery

Dear beloved friends,

You are invited to join us on Zoom for our  Online Mindfulness Practice Session on Thursdays with Magnolia Grove Monastics. Different monastics will facilitate the practice session. Format will vary each time.

The program will be as follows (subject to change):

– 5′ introduction
– 15′ guided meditation,
– 30′ Dharma talk
– 45′ Questions and Answers / “Gallery” Sharing / Sharing in breakout groups

Newcomers welcome. No previous experience with meditation required.

When:  Thursdays at 04:00PM – 5:30 PM (Central Time)

Please register in advance for this meeting

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. We look forward to seeing you there!

What to Wear
Please wear casual and modest clothing that is comfortable for sitting (i.e. long sleeve shirt (shirt covering shoulders), long pants (below the knees), loose fitting clothes…).

Special request

Your happy smile, peaceful sitting posture, and joyful presence are the greatest gifts to those who attend the session. Therefore, we warmly invite you to have your camera on in the session :).

Dear friends,

We are in our busy period of summer retreats, so some of our weekly online sessions will not take place.  Please note that there will be no online session on the following Thursdays:

May 19 & 26

June 9 & 23

We will be back to our regular weekly schedule from June 30th on and look forward to seeing you then!

More information can be found on the website of the monastery:

https://magnoliagrovemonastery.org/calendar/weekly-online-mindfulness-practice-2021-08-12/

Jun
25
Saturday 12:0013:30

Dharma talk by Brother Phap Hai in English

We are not yet ready for the Dharma talk by Brother Phap Hai, please refresh this page 10 minutes before the event starts.

You are warmly invited to join us for a Dharma talk by Brother Phap Hai from the Mountain Spring Monastery and Compassionate Ocean Sangha in Australia, touching on the teaching of “The Sutra of the Eight Realizations of Great Beings”.

Youtube link: https://youtu.be/ip87us2GuTI

The sutra: https://plumvillage.org/sutra/discourse-of-the-eight-realization-of-the-great-beings/

The book on the sutra with commentary by Brother Pháp Hải: https://www.parallax.org/product/the-eight-realizations-of-great-beings/

Sangha: https://www.mountainspringmonastery.org/ https://www.compassionateoceansangha.org

Jun
30
Thursday 23:0000:30

Online Mindfulness Practice Session on Thursdays (Magnolia Grove Monastery) in English, at Magnolia Grove Monastery

Dear beloved friends,

You are invited to join us on Zoom for our  Online Mindfulness Practice Session on Thursdays with Magnolia Grove Monastics. Different monastics will facilitate the practice session. Format will vary each time.

The program will be as follows (subject to change):

– 5′ introduction
– 15′ guided meditation,
– 30′ Dharma talk
– 45′ Questions and Answers / “Gallery” Sharing / Sharing in breakout groups

Newcomers welcome. No previous experience with meditation required.

When:  Thursdays at 04:00PM – 5:30 PM (Central Time)

Please register in advance for this meeting

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. We look forward to seeing you there!

What to Wear
Please wear casual and modest clothing that is comfortable for sitting (i.e. long sleeve shirt (shirt covering shoulders), long pants (below the knees), loose fitting clothes…).

Special request

Your happy smile, peaceful sitting posture, and joyful presence are the greatest gifts to those who attend the session. Therefore, we warmly invite you to have your camera on in the session :).

Dear friends,

We are in our busy period of summer retreats, so some of our weekly online sessions will not take place.  Please note that there will be no online session on the following Thursdays:

May 19 & 26

June 9 & 23

We will be back to our regular weekly schedule from June 30th on and look forward to seeing you then!

More information can be found on the website of the monastery:

https://magnoliagrovemonastery.org/calendar/weekly-online-mindfulness-practice-2021-08-12/

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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