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COVID update: Yes! We are meeting over the summer every Thursday at 6pm via Zoom:

Coronavirus Update: Due to Covid-19 we are Online Only! Emory Buddhist Club will meet virtually via interactive webcast for the summer and indefinitely, following the Emory University guidelines. To join the streaming via Zoom, please go to https://emory.zoom.us/j/515025945 , still Thursdays at 6pm. You can also find the Zoom link pinned to the top of our Facebook page or on our Google calendar on our website BuddhistClub.org

(Last updated July 27, 2020 - Thank You for joining us virtually!)

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Meditation helps us calm our minds, focus, and develop insight into understand ultimate reality. Emory Buddhist Club welcomes everyone each Thursday at 6pm for guided meditation, discussion, and tea. We are open to all - anyone who is interested in mindfulness, Zen, meditation, and/or Buddhism are invited! Our teachers rotate each week and are typically monks or nuns coming from the greater Atlanta Georgia community and sometimes even from around the country and world!

We meet in Cannon Chapel (usually room 106 in the basement, sometimes in the main sanctuary on the top floor), with free parking after 5pm at Peavine Lot, which is on Eagle Row at Dickey Drive (27 Eagle Row, Atlanta GA 30306), on the Emory University main campus of the Decatur neighborhood in metro Atlanta.

Join our weekly newsletter/ email list by sending an email to EmoryBuddhistClub@Gmail.com [emory buddhist club at g mail dot com] or signing up at http://www.BuddhistClub.org

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A sequential 3-month guided Beginner's Zen meditation and Introduction to Buddhism course is offered at no charge at nearby Dharma Jewel Monastery. This cumulative course is once a week. http://www.DharmaJewel.US

Another nearby meditation center, Drepung Loseling Monastery (academic affiliate of Emory University), offers events open to the general public and free every week: Tuesdays nights is a Medicine Buddha Prayer Service and a public Buddhist teaching; Thursdays nights at 6pm is a secular compassion meditation; and Sundays at 11am is introduction to meditation. http://www.Drepung.org

We are led by invited teachers from Atlanta Buddhist groups found at http://www.AtlantaBuddhism.org such as Dharma Jewel Monastery (http://dharmajewel.us) - Atlanta Zen Meditation Center, Georgia Buddhist Vihara (http://gavihara.org) - Vipassana Meditation Center, Kim Cang Monastery - (http://www.kimcang.org) Mindfulness Meditation Society, Drepung Loseling Monastery (http://drepung.org) - Atlanta Tibetan Buddhist Center, Buddhanara Temple (http://buddhanara.net) - Gwinnett County meditation center, Jun Dung Sa Temple (http://atlantajundungsa.org) - Korean Buddhist monastery in Lilburn, and more. Also a proud sponsor of #MeditateAtlanta (http://www.georgiameditation.org)!

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Not Your Grandma's Buddhism: Youth Session

Emory University Cannon Chapel

(not your grandma's) Buddhism - for Youth Tuesday July 7, July 21, and Aug 4 at 7:30pm Eastern via Zoom (online only) Come join Bhikshu JinHe and explore useful and meaningful Buddhist concepts in a fun and engaging session for youths. Just for teenagers through college students! Special summer event, don't miss it! Zoom link on AtlantaBuddhism.org and Georgia Buddhist Summer Camp websites and Facebooks, or Google calendar on Emory Buddhist Club website, or below: This is the zoom link for this session: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84274978361?pwd=NmtZTE5VbU44SWZkY0hOK2h4R2JJZz09 Meeting ID:[masked] Password:[masked]

[ZOOM online] Guided Meditation with Emory Buddhist Club - open to all!

Emory University Cannon Chapel

Emory Buddhist Club will be aligned with the school's temporary pause of all in-person gatherings. Emory University Covid-19 Update - do NOT come in person. We will meet ONLY VIRTUALLY via webcast interactive. To join our weekly meditation, please find a quiet space at home and go to https://emory.zoom.us/j/515025945 Or find a listing of other livecasts which can be found at www.atlantabuddhism.org ============================= All are welcome for Emory Buddhist Club's weekly guided meditation, dharma discussion, and tea every Thursday at 6pm. Our teachers include monastics from many different Buddhist groups around Atlanta. Send us an email: [masked] to join our weekly newsletter! We meet on the main campus in Cannon Chapel, usually upstairs in the main sanctuary. (When school is not in session, we will meet in the basement in room 106.) Free parking in Peavine Lot, 27 Eagle Row, Atlanta GA after 5pm. For more events around town, check out our friends at AtlantaBuddhism.org (http://www.atlantabuddhism.org) For example, there are also meditation events free and open to the general public every Tuesday night, Thursday night, and Sunday morning, at Drepung Loseling Monastery (http://www.drepung.org), a nearby Buddhist temple that is academically affiliated with Emory University and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Emory Buddhist Club hosts teachers visiting from Atlanta Buddhist temples including Dharma Jewel Monastery (http://www.dharmajewel.us)- Atlanta Zen Center, Drepung Loseling Monastery (http://www.drepung.org) - Atlanta Tibetan Buddhism Center, Kim Cang Monastery - Mindfulness Meditation Society (http://www.mindfulnessmeditation.org), Georgia Buddhist Vihara (http://www.gavihara.org) - Atlanta Vipassana Meditation, Buddhanara Temple (http://www.buddhanara.net) - Buddhist Temple in Gwinnett County, Jun Dung Sa Temple (http://www.atlantazen.org), and more (http://www.georgiameditation.org). Check out http://www.georgiameditation.org for some of our partners!

Buddhism in Modern Life: What Would Guan Yin Do (online)

We are EXCITED to announce: “What Would Guan Yin do?” is Georgia Buddhist Summer Camp's weekly virtual session with Bhikshu Jin He from Berkeley Buddhist Monastery (a branch of Dharma Realm Buddhist Association) in California. We welcome you to join this weekly session for adults to discuss ways of interpreting the Dharma to a modern & relevant perspective, as we identify principles from culture, tradition and popular opinion. We will be using the Universal Door Chapter of the Lotus Sutra to see how the Dharma plays a role in our daily lives. Suitable for beginners and advanced practitioners alike. Every Friday at 8pm Eastern time via Zoom Meeting ID:[masked] Password:[masked] (estimated session time: 45 minutes, in English) Children / Youth section coming soon, stay tuned! Join Zoom Meeting direct link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82908864838?pwd=NEhsTjl0empFbVBLa3FVN1pJK1pIUT09 One tap mobile [masked],,[masked]#,,,,0#,,777456# US Or dial from a landline: [masked] We'll also send the direct link in a reminder email - you can sign up for our email list at https://www.georgiabuddhistcamp.com/ In addition, here's more activities with Rev. Heng Sure, Ven. Jin He, and Ven Jin Chuan you can join online: Berkeley Buddhist Monastery is adding a "Three Steps, One Bow" practice to its daily schedule of activities that are being streamed live online. Making prostrations (full bows) is a way of being mindful of body movements and cultivates humility and openness of the mind. It will be daily 10:30am - 11am Eastern time. Daily Practice Schedule online (Eastern times listed): Either via Zoom or YouTube channel Dharma Realm Live, see website for details Zoom requires signing up to get the link http://www.berkeleymonastery.org/ 8am - Morning Ceremony 9:15am: Morning Zen Meditation 10:15am: Universal Well-Being Chanting 10:30am: Bowing Service 3pm: Guan Yin Recitation 3:30pm: Amitabha Recitation 9:30pm: Evening Ceremony 10:30pm: Mantra Heart Ceremony In addition, online Buddhist classes in English include: Medicine Master Buddha Sutra with Ven. Jin He: Saturdays at 8pm Avatamsaka Sutra with Rev Heng Sure: Saturdays at 10:30pm Dharma Q&A with Ven. Jin Chuan: Sundays at 4pm Shurangama Mantra Review with Ven Heng Chih (*prior experience required): Tuesdays at 6:30pm Six Paramitas: Buddhism for the Modern Mind with Doug Powers (*prior experience required): Wednesdays at 10:45pm Yogācāra Study with Doug Powers: Thursdays at 6:45pm Infinite Life Sutra (bilingual Chinese/English) with Ven. Jin Fo: Thursdays at 10:30pm Diamond Sutra with Rev. Heng Sure: Fridays at 3:30pm *new* WWGYD with Ven. Jin He (designed just for us!): Fridays at 8pm (separate Zoom link from GBSC, not BBM) Avatamsaka Lecture with Dr. Martin Verhoeven: Fridays at 10:30pm --- Join AtlantaBuddhism.org email list for direct updates, and follow us on Instagram @ATLBuddhism and Facebook (Atlanta Buddhism)!

[ZOOM online] Guided Meditation with Emory Buddhist Club - open to all!

Emory University Cannon Chapel

Emory Buddhist Club will be aligned with the school's temporary pause of all in-person gatherings. Emory University Covid-19 Update - do NOT come in person. We will meet ONLY VIRTUALLY via webcast interactive. To join our weekly meditation, please find a quiet space at home and go to https://emory.zoom.us/j/515025945 Or find a listing of other livecasts which can be found at www.atlantabuddhism.org ============================= All are welcome for Emory Buddhist Club's weekly guided meditation, dharma discussion, and tea every Thursday at 6pm. Our teachers include monastics from many different Buddhist groups around Atlanta. Send us an email: [masked] to join our weekly newsletter! We meet on the main campus in Cannon Chapel, usually upstairs in the main sanctuary. (When school is not in session, we will meet in the basement in room 106.) Free parking in Peavine Lot, 27 Eagle Row, Atlanta GA after 5pm. For more events around town, check out our friends at AtlantaBuddhism.org (http://www.atlantabuddhism.org) For example, there are also meditation events free and open to the general public every Tuesday night, Thursday night, and Sunday morning, at Drepung Loseling Monastery (http://www.drepung.org), a nearby Buddhist temple that is academically affiliated with Emory University and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Emory Buddhist Club hosts teachers visiting from Atlanta Buddhist temples including Dharma Jewel Monastery (http://www.dharmajewel.us)- Atlanta Zen Center, Drepung Loseling Monastery (http://www.drepung.org) - Atlanta Tibetan Buddhism Center, Kim Cang Monastery - Mindfulness Meditation Society (http://www.mindfulnessmeditation.org), Georgia Buddhist Vihara (http://www.gavihara.org) - Atlanta Vipassana Meditation, Buddhanara Temple (http://www.buddhanara.net) - Buddhist Temple in Gwinnett County, Jun Dung Sa Temple (http://www.atlantazen.org), and more (http://www.georgiameditation.org). Check out http://www.georgiameditation.org for some of our partners!

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