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Upcoming Sati Center Events

Upcoming Sati Center Events

The Sati Center for Buddhist Studies is sponsoring the following upcoming events. Saturdays, November 5, 12, and 19, 2022 at 10:30am – 12pm PST, The Dhammapada: Gems of Wisdom with Kim Allen The Dhammapada is a slim text containing volumes of Dharma wisdom. The apparently simple verses center on deep issues of ethics, life choices, meditation, and freedom. This popular text has inspired Buddhist practitioners over millennia and remains startlingly relevant in the contemporary world.Over three sessions, we will read…

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Buddha’s Teachings on Mindfulness

Buddha’s Teachings on Mindfulness

The Buddha’s Teachings on Mindfulness By Gil Fronsdal What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a Teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, Ānanda. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, Ānānda, do not delay, or else you will regret it later. This is my instruction to you.     (MN 152.18) The image that most universally represents Buddhism is that of the Buddha meditating.  Without…

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The Buddha as a Chaplain

The Buddha as a Chaplain

  Reading the Middle Length Discourses as a resource for chaplains by Gil Fronsdal “A being not subject to delusion has appeared in the world for the welfare and happiness of many, out of compassion for the world, for the good, welfare, and happiness of gods and humans.”                                                                …

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