EUHK Day of Mindfulness (DOM) – 2023.03.25

  •  2023-03-25 10:00 - 12:00
  •  via zoom
  •  free

Day of Mindfulness (DOM) Co-organized by Centre for Religious and Spirituality Education, EUHK   &   Plum Village Mindfulness Academy Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and the Plum Village community recognize the importance of creating sustainable and lasting programs in schools that maintain the happiness and well-being of teachers, administrators, students and parents. We care about your personal well-being and happiness, and believe that this is essential in creating a favourable learning environment. In our extensive work with educators around the world, we have seen that when the teacher is personally supported by mindfulness practice, the positive impact is naturally transmitted into the classroom. Target: all education professionals, students and parents are welcome, regardless of your religious background and teaching experience  Language: English with Cantonese translation Enrollment: (Deadline for enrolment: Noon of 22 March 2023) The confirmation email with Zoom link will be sent in the afternoon of 23 March 2023 Thank you very much for your continuous support to our Day of Mindfulness. Hope you are able to find the inner peace and enlightenment through this online Mindfulness workshop so that you can face the future life better. For enquiries, please feel free to email us at or   Due to the COVID-19, the face-to-face program is temporarily changed to an online program. Please stay tuned to our latest announcements for updates.

Sunday Day of Mindfulness – 2023.03.26

  •  2023-03-26 09:30 - 16:30
  •  Lotus Pond Temple, Ngong Ping, Lantau
  •  Free

The Day of Mindfulness (DOM) is mainly facilitated by the monks and nuns of AIAB with the intention to bring the practices of Buddhism into daily life. It is a day for us to experience the happiness of the present moment simply by having a series of mindfulness practice activities. The mindfulness practice will help us to become more focus and attentive in our daily life. Practicing together is indeed very happy and enjoyable! The DOM is free-of-charge and welcomes all, regardless of your religious background and experiences. The program of the DOM is temporary adjusted to as follows: Time Program 09:30 Orientation for new friends 10:00 Walking Meditation 11:00 Dharma Talk – 1st to 3rd week Q&A – 4th week 12:30 Lunch 13:30 Total Relaxation 14:30 1st week  – 5 Mindfulness Trainings Recitation Ceremony & Dharma Discussion 2nd week – Dharma Discussion / separate activities for Wake Up Group (footnote 1) 3rd week – 14 Mindfulness Trainings Recitation Ceremony & Dharma Discussion 4th week – Q&A / Children Program & Dharma Discussion We will open the space for 80 friends to join the DOM on first-come-first serve basis. Registration window will be open on every Monday 22:00 until Friday 22:00, or seats are fully occupied. Registration will help the monastic to prepare lunch and other activities.  There is no separate email sent as confirmation. Language: English with Cantonese Translation You are encouraged to stay for the whole day to practice and nourish your body and mind. The temperature at Ngong Ping is lower than town, please wear / bring warmth clothes with you, especially for practicing Total Relaxation in the afternoon. Should you have any question, please email to Footnote: Wake Up Group welcomes aged 18 – 35 young people. A separate activities will be led by the monastic.

“Pure Land in the Here and Now” 2023 Spring Retreat – 2023.04.06 to 2023.04.10 IS FULL

  •  2023-04-06 15:00 - 2023-04-10 14:00
  •  Lotus Pond Temple, Ngong Ping, Lantau
  •  HKD2,000

The retreat spaces are fully occupied. You can register for the “Waiting List” by pressing “Register Here”. You are invited to attend the annual Spring retreat held at AIAB – Lotus Pond Temple. The theme of this retreat is Pure Land in the Here and Now, which helps to realize peace and happiness in the here and now, in any moment and any place that we are in. Here is Pure Land, the Pure Land is here. I smile in mindfulness And dwell in the present moment. The Buddha is seen in an autumn leaf, The Dharma in a floating cloud. The Sangha body is everywhere. My true home is right here. Breathing in, flowers are blooming, Breathing out, I am aware that Bamboo is swaying, my mind is clear And I enjoy every moment. In this retreat, we will have the chance to learn the Discourse on the Land of Great Happiness (The Pureland Sutra, Sukhavati-Vyuha Sutra,Taisho Revised Tripitaka 366*), and see how we can realize the pure land in the here and now.  We will practice mindfulness as a way of life, where everything we do like breathing, walking, eating, smiling …. is an act of mindfulness. We will enjoy the beautiful sky, the trees, the walking path, the flowers around us. We will listen to dharma talks and participated in dharma sharing on how to live fully in the present moments and to cultivate togetherness, making our presence a precious gift to ourselves and others. The tentative schedule is as follows: Date/Time Apr 06 Thur. Apr 07 Fri Apr 08 Sat. Apr 09 Sun. Apr 10 Mon. 5:15   Wake Up 6:00   Sitting & Slow Walking & Reading Discourse Outdoor walking, sitting & breakfast 7:00   10 Mindful Movements & Walking Meditation 8:00   Breakfast 9:15   Working Meditation Working Meditation 10:30 Dharma Talk Questions & Answers 12:30 Lunch Lunch 14:00 15:00 – 17:30 Registration Check-In […]

Friday Night Mindfulness Practice (2023 Mar / Apr)

  •  2023-04-21 19:00 - 21:00
  •  Online / Central
  •  Free

2023-03-22 update: Due to coinciding with our April retreat, practice on the first April Friday evening is cancelled. Please attend the practice together on the third week of Friday evening 🙏. Bi-monthly Theme: Taming our Anger Everyone wants Happiness. According to the Buddha’s teaching, the most basic condition to happiness is freedom, freedom from our anger, despair, jealousy, and delusion. In order to be free from anger, we must practice to understand and transform anger. In the coming 2 months, we will be practicing together for the 4 Friday nights and reading Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh’s book “Anger – Wisdom for Cooling the Flames”. Peactce in oneself, peace in the world. Let’s cool the flame by starting with ourselves. Dates Date Time (UTC +8) Location Language 2023 Mar 10th 19:30 – 21:15 Online (Zoom) English 2023 Mar 17th 19:00 – 21:00 Central Cantonese 2023 Apr 7th Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled 2023 Apr 21st 19:00 – 21:00 Central Cantonese The zoom link will be provided upon successful registration. Registration here is only for online practices. Registration for practices in Central will be open on Monday of that week. Please visit this page again by then. Please join 5 minutes earlier to settle ourselves down in silence. English poster

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