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April 7-18

We are pleased to announce we will be hosting the Tibetan monks from Gaden Shartse Monastery! Help us welcome this group by attending the wonderful cultural events they are offering.
Tuesday, April 7th - The Principles of Dependent Origination and The Laws of 
                              Cause and Effect

                                             Hosted by OU Arts and Humanities Forum (Free)
                                             Time:- Reception 4:30
                                                        Presentation at 5:00
                                             Location: OU Bizzell Library, LL118

Thursday, April 9th - Vajravidarin Healing Ritual
Location:Unity Spiritual Life Center
                                                 5603 NW 41st St., OKC
                                 Suggested Donation - $10

Friday, April 10th - Benefit Dinner with the Monks - Enjoy the treat of a traditional Tibetan momo meal prepared by the monks. Limited Seating and pre-registration and payment required-$30/ person or $50/couple, $15 teens and $10 children. To register go to
                                       Location:St. John's Episcopal Church
                                                       235 W Duffy St, Norman                                             
                                       Time: 6:30pm

Saturday, April 11th - Pet Blessings
Location: A1 Pet Emporium
                                                     3700 W,.Robinson St., Suite 148a, Norman
                                     Time: 9:30-11:00am
                                     Suggested donation - $10

Saturday, April 11th - Tibetan Calligraphy and Butter Sculpture Class
                                    Location:  Norman Public Library Central
                                                     103 W. Acres St., Norman
                                    Time: 1:30-3:00pm  
                                     Free - Registration required. Limited Seating
                                               To register go to
Monday, April 13 - Opening Ceremony for the Sand Mandala
St. John's Episcopal Church
                                              235 W. Duffy St., Norman
                              Time: 7:00pm
       Viewing of the Sand Mandala
will continue Tuesday-Friday, April 14-17 from 10:00am-6:00pm and Saturday, April 18 from 10:00am until the closing ceremony.
Saturday, April 18 - Closing Ceremony at 3:30pm
St. John's Episcopal Church: 235 W. Duffy St
Suggested Donation - $10 (No one turned away)
Tuesday, April 14 - Manjushri Buddha of Wisdom: Conventional and
                             Ultimate Wisdom

Wednesday, April 15 - Blessing of Sacred Objects and Loved Ones
Thursday, April 16 - Sounds of the Monastery: Chanting, Long Horn, Debate, and
                              Slide Show

Friday, April 17 - Chay Drol: Ritual for Clearing Obstacles

Additional Information:
The monks are available for personal, business, and home blessings. For more information or to schedule an appointment contact Marial Martyn (405) 201-9991,

Funding for this program is provided in part by a grant from Norman Arts Council, Oklahoma Humanities (OH) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendation expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of OH or NEH.

Additional funding provided by: Great Nations Bank, Therapy In Motion, and Draper Realty


Join us in cultivating mindful compassion through guided meditation and discussion. We will be working with The Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas, an oral teaching by Geshe Sonam Rinchen, edited and translated by Ruth Sonam. We will have copies of the 37 practices, without commentary, available for those who need it.

TIMES: Thursday evenings (March 5, 12, 19, 26) 7:00 pm
LOCATION: 1017 Elm Avenue, Norman, OK


Join us for a fun African drumming class! We learn and play songs from a variety of
West African countries, all of which have been passed on directly by master players     and teachers. Release stress, enjoy some uplifting songs, and build connection to our community. No experience is required. Bring your drum or, if needed, drums
will be available to use.

The class is $10 for our teacher and space rental; drum rental is $2.50.
Scholarships are available.

TIMES: Wednesday, (March 11 and 25) at 7:00 pm
LOCATION: 1017 Elm Avenue, Norman, OK

Donations to Norman Cultural Connection, a 501(c) (3) organization, are tax deductible and can be made by visiting the website, and clicking on the Donate button or mailing a check to Norman Cultural Connection, P.O. Box 1201, Norman, OK 73070. 


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