9:00 – 9:15 am Morning chants
9:15 – 10:00 am Sitting/walking meditation- free individual instruction
10:00 -11:00 am Talk by Pat Masters:
Dr. Masters has a Bachelor’s from UCLA in Oriental Languages, a Masters in Buddhist Studies and a Ph.D. in Political Philosophy. She lived in Kyoto studying at and creating a Buddhist Study Program at Kyoto and teaching at Ritsumeikan Universities. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in India. She is currently the President of the Hawaii Association of International Buddhists, teaches meditation for Vipassana Hawaii and the Bodhi Tree Meditation Center. Her day job is as a faculty member and Associate Director of Student Equity, Excellence, and Diversity at UH Manoa.