Sun, 24 Dec|
Mountain Spring Monastery
Sunday of Mindfulness *
Join the monastics of Mountain Spring for a special Xmas eve day of mindfulness! We will begin with carols and an aspiration ceremony and walking meditation . We will then enjoy a Xmas themed talk, a celebratory lunch and be in, with gift exchange in the afternoon.
Time & Location
24 Dec 2023, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm AEDT
Mountain Spring Monastery, 2651 Bells Line of Rd, Bilpin NSW 2758, Australia
About the event
On this Xmas Eve day of mindfulness, we have an opportunity to welcome the Xmas season in mindfulness and joy with the community.
9:00 gather in meditation hall for carols and aspiration ceremony
9:45 Walking meditation
11:00 Christmas Dharma Talk
12:30 Special Potluck Christmas lunch -please bring a vegetarian potluck dish to share!
2:00pm Christmas Be In (please prepare a Christmas song, a poem, a story to share!)
White elephant gift exchange- please bring one gift, with no name, to place under the tree.
3:00 Close of the day
Please prepare a Xmas story, a song, a poem or a skit as well as one gift (up to around $25 value) with no name to offer during the Be-In.