Dhamma and Meditation Schedule
at the Center, 138 Joel Wright Dr.
10:15-10:45 am silent meditation only
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tuesday and Thursday
11 am – Noon
- Buddhist Studies
- Dhamma Teachings
- Mindfulness Meditation
- Interfaith Discussions
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Inclement weather policy
We follow Henderson County schools policy:
the center is closed when schools are closed
or delayed opening
PANNAVATI'S "BEARING WITNESS" MISSION IN INDIA
Dedication of the finished well in India
Pannavati ordaining nuns in Thailand
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***Current and Upcoming Events***
at the Dhamma/Meditation Center:
TAI CHI CLASSES
With Ven. Pannadipa
Sundays, 9:00– 10:15 am, before the Sunday services. NOTE – THIS IS A NEW TIME
We hope this will be a more convenient time for you to join Ven. Pannadipa for this exercise in moving meditation. No experience necessary – beginners are most welcome!! We look forward to seeing you there.
Sundays, 10-15 – 10:45 am (silent meditation only – enter quietly)
SIT N’ STITCH
Needlework and Fellowship
2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Meet with other needlework aficionados, work on your current project, learn “how-to,” visit and exchange ideas and helpful information. You don’t need to have a needlework project to just come and enjoy the fellowship
SANGHA MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Sangha supporters met to discuss ways to improve our means of support for the Venerables as well as each other. If you want to help out please respond via e-mail to Acharya Jetu (Larry Johnson) email@example.com on how you would like to participate. A partial list of volunteer positions follows:
Facility Maintenance Coordinator – oversees the maintenance of the meditation center (primarily cleaning) and oversees monthly cleaning detail.
Special Event/Activity Coordinators – This is for those supporters who have an idea that they would like to present to the Sangha and/or community. You oversee the event with the aid of the…
Special Event/Activity Assistants – Assist the Special Event/Activity Coordinators
Sangha Supplies Coordinator – Maintains the supply list and sees that needed supplies are posted in the Meditation Center.
Supply Purchases – Individuals select items from the posted Supplies Needed list to purchase. Put your name on the sheet beside the item and indicate the date it will be provided. Note – it is the responsibility of the Sangha to provide the necessary supplies. Please volunteer to provide those items that you can afford.
Librarian – Provides for the upkeep of the library. Check on status of loaned out library materials. Responsible for resourcing and ordering free books to replenish stock.
Media Assistants – Write articles for the newsletter and make post to the Embracing Simplicity Hermitage Facebook page. Articles and postings are sent for review by Ven. Pannavati before being made public.
Audio-Visual Assistants – Record Dhamma talks and make them ready for transmission via internet.
Greeter Assistants – Greet people coming to the meditation center during scheduled Dhamma talks after receiving training from Greeter Coordinator Marcia Burns. This is a very important activity of the Sangha and extremely important for Sangha-building.
Daily Schedules, Classes, Events
Pannavati's and Pannadipa's calendar 2015
Bearing Witness Retreats in Tamil Nadu, India
Special Events in the History of Embracing Simplicity Hermitage
Embracing Simplicity Hermitage