A Sunday evening meditation class is offered free to the public at the Dharma Realm Buddhist University Sudhana Center at 225 South Hope Street in Ukiah, California.
Sundays from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Currently on winter break.
Next Class: January 15, 2017.
People at all levels of experience in meditation are welcome to attend.
During the weekly two-hour classes, periods of silent sitting will be followed by discussions led by a Buddhist monastic from the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas. The discussion periods will provide opportunities for practitioners to share their experiences and insights in a group setting while engaging in open-ended question-and-answer discourse.
Through intervals of silent sitting, participants will discover more about themselves, relieve stress, and rejuvenate their vitality; intervals of instruction will help participants gain insight into how to apply concentration and wisdom as they move through their daily lives. What happens in stillness can influence how we handle ourselves in movement; what happens in movement can be reflected upon in times of stillness.
For 46 years Bhikshuni Heng Chih has been a Buddhist nun ordained in the Buddhist Mahayana tradition. She was one of the first Americans to be ordained under the guidance of the late Venerable Master Hsuan Hua, founder of the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas. Bhikshuni Heng Chih is currently Professor Emerita at Dharma Realm Buddhist University and retired in 2013 from a position as Assistant Professor in Buddhist Philosophy at Bond University in Australia.