photo credit: Tenzin Namgyel on March 24, 2018, Washington D.C. A dedication of merit for all the effort and love that the March for Our Lives organizers put into staging a powerful worldwide demonstration against gun violence for your sake, for my sake, for each and every one of us. Due to all these merits, may […]
This year, Saka dawa falls between May 26 and June 24. During this time, Buddhists honor the Buddha’s life. One of the best spiritual practices to adopt during this time is to refrain from killing. We can easily do this by refraining from eating meat as much as possible. The benefits to animals are obvious […]
Please pray for Don William Davis, Stacey Eugene Johnson, Jack Harold Jones, Ledell Lee, Bruce Earl Ward, Kenneth D. Williams, Marcel W. Williams, and Jason McGehee as well as their victims. Please pray that if these men are innocent of the murders that they were charged with that they forgive those who are negligently taking their lives. May […]
In general, it is said that from among the attachments to food, clothing and reputation, the attachment to reputation is very difficult to abandon. It is possible that a meditator gives up good food and clothing and stays for years in meditation. Even though this person does not have attachment for food and clothing, at the bottom of his […]
Voyage to Shangrila – benefit rock concert for Nepal A rock concert featuring the number 1 rock band from Nepal – Albatross. Proceeds benefit the many earthquake victims who continue to suffer in the aftermath. Doors: 7:00 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Tickets: $25 adv/$30 day of $35 balcony/$40 Tickets and information on the State Theater website.
What is gleaning? Gleaning is simply the act of collecting excess fresh foods from farms, gardens, farmers markets, grocers, restaurants, state/county fairs, or any other sources in order to provide it to those in need. What are the benefits? ◾Prevents the unnecessary wasting of quality food. ◾Provides access to fresh, nutritious foods for low-income populations, […]
In the spirit of promoting inter-faith cooperation, we are sharing community events in the D.C. area. Please contact the event organizer for more information: Lou Leonard: Lou.Leonard@wwfus.org Dear sangha, We’re delighted to invite you to an interfaith climate vigil on the evening of Wednesday, September 23, the eve of the Pope Francis’s address to the US […]