Online: Cultivating Thanksgiving
with Bonnie Duran, Ramona Peters and Jeff Haozous
Saturday, November 21st, 2020 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm ET
Giving thanks is a tradition in both Buddhism and Native American cultures. The Wampanoag people observed thanksgiving ceremonies throughout the year. In the 19th Century, Thanksgiving was declared a national holiday in the United States as a way to heal political divisions after the Civil War.
Gratitude and related practices can bring peace, calm and happiness. Thanksgiving ceremony is a medicine that we can use to begin to heal to ourselves, our relationships, and our world.
In this half day program, teachers will offer meditation practices to develop gratitude which are grounded in Buddhist teachings and informed by their perspectives as Native Americans. This will be a day of meditation practice, teaching, and group discussion. All are welcome regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation and level of meditation practice.
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