July 4, 2018 ~ The Maha Mangala Sutta – Stanza Seven & Eight

After  45-minutes of meditation we continued listening to a recorded talk by Bhikkhu Bodhi on The Maha Mangala Sutta – Stanza Seven and Eight.  A discussion followed.

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June 26, 2018 ~ The Maha Mangala Sutta – Stanza Six

After  45-minutes of meditation we continued listening to a recorded talk by Bhikkhu Bodhi on The Maha Mangala Sutta – Stanza Six.  A discussion followed.

June 16 -17, 2018 ~ Silent Retreat

We completed our summer weekend silent retreat at the Bethlehem Centre.  In addition to our seated meditation we also did several 45-minute walking meditation periods. We  listened to a recorded talk by Christina Feldman on Mindfulness, Metta, and Hindrances and a talk by Joseph Goldstein on Dukkha and Non-Self.

May 30, 2018 ~ The Maha Mangala Sutta – Stanza Two

After a 45-minute meditation period we  listening to a recorded talk by Bhikkhu Bodhi on The Maha Mangala Sutta – Stanza Two We combined this with the the translation of the Sutta and Commentary by Dr. R.L. Soni revised by Bhikkhu Khantipalo.   A discussion followed.