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New Event: A Gathering in Support of the People of Burma

From: Tom L.
Sent on: Tuesday, October 2, 2007 11:18 AM
Announcing a new event for The Buddhist Peace Fellowship - Tampa Bay!

What: A Gathering in Support of the People of Burma

When: Saturday, October 6, 11:00 AM

Event Description: 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.


This free event is sponsored by the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship


For more information, call (727)[masked] or (813)[masked],
or e-mail [address removed]

Much more information is available online at:

The Buddhist Peace Fellowship - Tampa Bay

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