A Gathering in Support of the People of Burma

  • October 6, 2007 · 11:00 AM
  • Straub Park

A Gathering in Support of the People of Burma

Saturday, October 6, 2007

11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Straub Park, Downtown St Petersburg, by the Pier and Art Museum

When: Saturday October 6, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Program about 1:00 PM


Where: Under the two big banyan trees just north of the St Petersburg Museum of Art (about 335 Beach Drive).

What: Literature: petitions to sign; statements and literature from various groups; internet references; window signs and stickers.

Discussion and brainstorming about how we can best help the people of Burma.

Chanting of the Metta (Lovingkindness) Sutta in Pali and English -- 1:00 pm.

Not confrontational; not partisan political; just supporting the Burmese people and offering hope that a good resolution can be found.

Trying to be in same spirit as the initial protests in Burma:

"Love and kindness must win over everything."

Who: Anyone with an interest in helping.

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This free event is sponsored by the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship (www.bpf-tampabay.org) For more information, call [masked] or [masked],
or e-mail [masked]

Much more information is available online at:

the BPF-Tampa Bay meetup

the national BPF website:
Burma Statements
Petitions and other actions

US Campaign for Burma

The Buddhist Channel

and many other locations

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Enjoyed seeing and feeling all the positive vibes for the Burmese people.

    October 6, 2007

  • Tom Lacey

    Many people turned out or stopped by to demonstrate their support for the people of Burma. We passed out a lot of educational information while taling to passer-bys. Some chanted while others had a round circle discussion. Then everyone, about 60 people, got together on a large tarp to chant the loving kindnesss sutra.

    October 6, 2007

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  • Tom Lacey +1
    Tom Lacey, Meetup Organizer, Organizer
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