Bodhi Day is December 8th:
Bodhi Day is the Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautauma (Shakyamuni), experienced enlightenment, also known as bodhi in Sanskrit and Pali.
We will meet for meditation (Sunday) November 29th from 6 – 7:30 pm in the Walker Room at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington Normal.
Someone will choose the reading from a new book that Jeff is sharing with us by Joseph Goldstein, titled Insight Meditation.(blurb from back of book attached) We will read a chapter a week during our session. We also welcome other Buddhist writings or videos or dharma talks on occasion. Thank you for sharing this book with us Jeff.
All welcome, participation in discussion optional. We will follow the usual meditation practice (20 minutes sitting, 20 minutes optional walking, 20 minutes sitting followed by the reading and discussion for the last 30 minutes).
The group messages that are sent out will appear on the under the Blog section tab, you will also find a link to the Facebook page on the website. There are many other features and resources there, including suggested readings and websites on meditation and Buddhism as well as our lending library. Please review the Group Agreements on the website from time to time or if you are new to the group.
Questions may be answered from the website contact or from (this) email reply.