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ONLINE: Path of the Bodhisattva 1

October 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 26, 2022

Path of the Bodhisattva 1

with Mushim Ikeda

Wednesdays October 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th, 2022

6:30 – 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter)

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Path of the Bodhisattva Class Series ONE:
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Pacific time
with Mushim Patricia Ikeda, one of EBMC’s core teachers
October 5, 12, 19 and 26

Path of the Bodhisattva Class Series TWO:
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Pacific time
with Mushim Patricia Ikeda, one of EBMC’s core teachers
Note: This is a deepening of the Class Series One materials, not a repeat
November 2, 9, 16, 23

Bodhisattva Vows and Precepts Ceremony
Sunday, December 18, 2022
10 am – 4:30 pm Pacific time

Note: You may participate as a witness/observer, or apply to receive the Bodhisattva Vows and Precepts after participating in the preceding classes
*Separate registration is needed for each part of the Path of the Bodhisattva class series (Part I, Part II + Precepts Ceremony). Participants interested in receiving the Bodhisattva Vows in Dec are required to take Part I + II of the class series.

I, myself, took the Bodhisattva Vows and made the vow, “Life after life, after life, after life, I will continue my practice and continue my work.” – Bhante Suhita Dharma, Buddhist monk and social worker, 1941-2013
These times are full of uncertainty and fear — and opportunities for spiritual breakthrough. In Mahayana Buddhism, the Bodhisattva is an archetypal great being who tirelessly and joyfully works to liberate all beings from suffering. For the fourth time, EBMC will offer two class series exploring what it means to creatively embody the Bodhisattva teachings. Those who complete both class series may participate in the final daylong and either witness or take Bodhisattva precepts and vows in order to strengthen their commitment to collective liberation. These are the same vows taken by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama.
Also, those who do not wish to take the Bodhisattva vows may take either of the two class series. The final daylong is open to everyone who wishes to witness the joyful ceremony (you do not need to have taken any of the previous classes, though it is recommended that you do so) and those who have completed the previous classes and have received permission from the teacher may receive the Bodhisattva Precepts, take the Bodhisattva Vows, and at that time they will receive a Buddhist name from the teacher. Meditation (instruction provided for beginners), Dharma talks, and interactive exercises.

All registered participants will receive a link to join us via Zoom with their EventBrite confirmation email. 
Online participation on Zoom is certain; we may be able to do simultaneous in-person participation if hybrid classes are able to be held at EBMC in the fall of 2022. Questions: admin@eastbaymeditation.org

Details

Date:
October 12
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

East Bay Meditation Center
285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Phone:
510-268-0696

Details

Date:
October 12
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

East Bay Meditation Center
285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
510-268-0696