Bhante leads meditation session in the morning.
With mindfulness, positive behaviors result in a
peaceful mind, and that mind-state is independent
from the body-state. Mindfulness, leads to Right
Concentration, that is, being able to be single pointed
in our everyday life, not just when one is on
the meditation cushion. It is the most beneficial way
to practice. Ultimately, mindfulness is at the heart
of the Eightfold Noble Path, which provides the
method to gain the wisdom needed for liberation. (more)
Meditation is being relaxed but being aware and being fully awake, to discover our true selves beyond worry and falseness of attachments and separateness.
Following Meditation and Wisdom Class, we had a nice vegetarian lunch. Below are pictures from the luncheon.
Listening to Dr. Shieh talk about the
history of Buddhism in
Eating great vegetarian food that Laurent made.
Laurent is a French Vegan chef.
Laurent preparing the wonderful dishes.
Everyone Having fun.
“Thank you for coming. Amituofo!”