Happy lunar new year! After the long year-end break, we look forward to being together with everyone again for our first Day of Mindfulness in 2016.
“Many times in the past year we have allowed uncertainty to water the seeds of insecurity and fear in our hearts. Our strong emotions and wrong perceptions have overwhelmed us, giving rise to feelings of helplessness, separation and despair… Returning to our mindful breathing and mindful steps, we return to our true home, where we can find peace, clarity and calm. Dwelling in the heart of our community, we can be in touch with the collective energy of stability, helping us recognize and embrace our strong emotions and wrong perceptions” — from the Plum Village New Year Prayer to Mother Earth and All Our Ancestors
Sun 28 Feb 2016
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Poh Ming Tse Temple (directions)
438 Dunearn Road, Singapore 289613
The Day of Mindfulness (DOM) is a one-day mindfulness retreat in the tradition of Plum Village and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, facilitated by Joyful Garden Sangha in collaboration with Poh Ming Tse Temple. It is a day for the community to come back together to be nourished from the collective energies, practising leaving behind work and worries, to experience the many wonders of life. Together we learn to enjoy doing daily things with mindfulness – sitting, listening, eating, resting, walking, speaking – bringing our body and mind into the present moment. [Click here to register]
09:30 Arrive, Registration
10:00 Welcome & Introduction
10:15 Guided Sitting Meditation
11:00 Dharma Talk Video
12:00 Mindful Eating
13:00 Total Relaxation
14:00 Mindful Movement/Walking
14:30 Sharing Circle
Our DOM is organised wholly on a volunteer basis and collectively funded by participants including the organising team. We welcome donations, or dana (generosity), to continue to make this available.