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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 www.normanculturalconnection.org
Location:St. John's Episcopal Church
235 W Duffy St, Norman
Saturday, April 11th - Pet Blessings
Location: A1 Pet Emporium
3700 W,.Robinson St., Suite 148a, Norman
Suggested donation - $10
Saturday, April 11th - Tibetan Calligraphy and Butter Sculpture Class
Location: Norman Public Library Central
103 W. Acres St., Norman
Free - Registration required. Limited Seating
To register go to pioneerlibrarysystem.org
Monday, April 13 - Opening Ceremony for the Sand Mandala
Location: St. John's Episcopal Church
235 W. Duffy St., Norman
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
Wednesday, April 15 - Blessing of Sacred Objects and Loved Ones
Thursday, April 16 - Sounds of the Monastery: Chanting, Long Horn, Debate, and
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, email@example.com
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
MINDFUL COMPASSION PRACTICE
TIMES: Thursday evenings (March 5, 12, 19, 26) 7:00 pm
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.
LOCATION: 1017 Elm Avenue, Norman, OK
AFRICAN DRUMMING CLASS
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
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