On Tuesday, October 9th at 7 p.m. Kirby Whitacre will lead a session on the Principles of Buddhism. The session includes meditation, discussion, films, and readings pertaining to the principles of Buddhism. Kirby has been practicing Buddhism for many years. He wrote a book called “Buddhism: A Westerner’s Compendium.”
On Wednesday, October 10th at 7 p.m. Jeff Fisher will lead a Chakra Bowls Meditation. These crystal bowls are lit and the purity of their vibrations combine to create a peaceful atmosphere for meditation and energy balancing.
On Thursday, October 11th at 7 p.m. Diane Winn, Brenda Statzer and others will lead an evening of chanting, drumming, and sharing for women. This Sacred Fire for Women allows women to gather to support one another and is taken out of the Cherokee tradition as taught by Momfeather Erickson. Momfeather has a Native American center in Mantlerock, KY. This event is a great way to bring together feminine energy and spiritual insights. Wear a skirt. Love donation.
On Thursday, October 11 at 9:30 a.m. Margaret Filchak will lead a Gentle Yoga class. You will work with the poses and she will offer alternatives to suit your abilities. She will also teach the meaning and application of the other Limbs of Yoga as described in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. Suggested donation: $10.
On Friday, October 12 at 10 a.m. the regular Qigong practice will take place. The practice is done with a DVD using the Spring Forest Qigong method. Qigong involves very basic movements that help to enhance your energy.
On Sunday, October 14 from 11 a.m. to noon the Sunday Circle of Silence will take place. This ceremony is a great way to de-stress from your week and exist in silence so you can listen to your Higher Self. The hour begins with 20 minutes of silent meditation, followed by a 10 minute silent walking meditation and another 20 minutes of silence. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also on Sunday from 2 – 4 p.m. Indra Makhija will lead a class in Advanced Hinduism. Indra will be continuing her series involving Swami Vivekenanda’s lectures delivered in the US between 1894 and 1895, particularly on Karma Yoga. These lectures present Hinduism in a positive light and help in understanding the key concepts of Hindu philosophy. Indra was born in India and has lived in the US for over 25 years, studying Hindu philosophy and giving classes in Chicago and Ganges, MI.
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