Land of Enchantment Retreat

Being The Light

Friday August 31st through Monday September 3rd, 2018
@
Bodhi Manda Zen Center,Jemez Springs, NM
Guest Speaker: Dr. Joe Phaneuf and Mrs. Prity Bhat


PROGRAM

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Friday, August 31, 2018

 

4:30-9:30    Registration and Sign-up for Service activities (Seva)

4:30-5:45    Book Store open

6:00-7:00    Light dinner available in Dining Hall

7:45-8:00    Welcome & General Announcements

8:00-9:00    Guest speaker – Dr. Joseph Phaneuf

10:00          Lights out


Saturday, September 1, 2018

 

5:30            Wake-up Flute (maintain silence, please, until after breakfast)

6:00-6:45    Morning Devotions: Omkar, Suprabhatham (Sanskrit & English), Nagar Sankirtan, Meditation

7:00-7:45    Breakfast (silent)

8:00-10:00  Service Projects, Meet in front of Dining Hall

10:00-10:30 Break—snacks & Book Store open

10:30 – 12:00 SSE in the Registration Hall

10:30-11:45  Guest speaker – Ms. Prity Bhatt

12:00-1:00  Lunch, Book Store open

1:00 – 2:00  Quiet time

2:00-4:30    Communications Workshop – Dr. Joseph Phaneuf  

4:30-4:45    Break—snacks & Book Store open

4:45-6:00    Devotional Singing

6:00-7:00    Dinner

7:30-8:45    Guest speaker – Ms. Prity Bhatt

10:00          Lights out


 

Sunday, September 2, 2018

5:30            Wake-up Flute (Silence, please, until after breakfast)

6:00-7:00     Morning Devotions: Omkar, Suprabhatham (Sanskrit & English), Nagar Sankirtan, Meditation

7:00-7:45    Breakfast (silent)

8:00-10:00  Announcements & Service. Meet in front of Dining Hall

10:00-10:30 Break—snacks & Book Store open

10:30 – 12:00 SSE in the Registration Hall

10:30-12:00 Guest speaker – Dr. Joseph Phaneuf

12:00-1:00  Lunch

1:00 - 2:00  Quiet Time  

2:00 – 3:00  Center and Regional Officer’s Meeting

2:00 – 3:00  Yoga and self-care activity on the lawn for non-officers

3:00 – 4:30  Sutras with Buddhists – Sutra Hall, followed by Devotional Singing in the Zendo, meditation

4:30 - 4:45  Break—snacks & Book Store open

4:45– 6:00   Sai Sharing – Lessons in Light

6:00-7:00    Dinner

7:15-7:45    SSE Youth Presentation 

7:45-8:00    Thanks and Kudos

8:00-8:45    Q & A with Dr. Joseph Phaneuf and Ms. Prity Bhatt

8:45–9:30    Unity Devotional singing with Dr. Joseph Phaneuf

10:00          Lights out


 

Monday, September 3, 2018

 

5:30            Wake-up Flute

6:00-7:00     Morning Devotions: Omkar, Suprabhatham (Sanskrit & English),108 Names (English), Devotional chanting, Arathi,

7:00              Restore Zendo/clean up

7:30-8:30    Breakfast, Thanks, and “Vaya Con Dios”

8:00-10:00  Pack, clear bedding/garbage, prayer room clean-up