Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Debrief Meeting for Buddhist Festival

Sunday, June 24
2 pm
48th and Powell

If you attended the festival and are excited about it and want to get involved for next year's 10th annual Buddhist Festival in the Park, please come to this meeting.  We'll talk about what worked and what ideas we have for the future.


Friday, June 01, 2012

Buddhist Festival in the Park: Transforming the Heart

Saturday, June 2
Colonel Summers Park
SE 17th and Taylor            


  Schedule

  • 11 am: Tabling by participating groups, also throughout the day
  • 12 noon: Bells, Opening Ceremony
  • 12:15: Workshops: 1. Starting a Practicing with Sacred Space; 2. The Ethics of Buddhism, or, What Does it Mean to Be a Buddhist? (see also Children's Pavilion)
  • 1:00 pm: Keynote speaker: Domyo Burk, Bright Way Zen
  • 2:00 pm: Transforming the Heart Ceremony with Blessings for all Beings
  • 3:00 pm: Panel Discussion: Stan Shiigi, Oregon Buddhist Temple; Heidi Enji Hoogstra, Dharma Rain Zen Center, BPF Portland; Sakula Mary Reinard, Portland Friends of the Dhamma; Prajwal Vajracharya, Dance Mandal.
  • 4:00 pm: Free prize drawing
  • Dance Mandal  
Children's Pavilion Schedule

  • 11:00 am to 4:00 pm: Scavenger Hunt and Cooperative Games (coloring, books, and crafts available too)
  • 12:15 pm: Workshop: Chanting and Drumming by Jason Litts
  • 1:00 pm Storytime with craft by Heidi Enji Hoogstra
  • 2:00 pm: Transforming the Heart with Blessings for all Beings
  • 3:00 pm:  Storytime with craft by Ann Shintani Winner 
  • 4:00 pm: Free Prize Drawing and Closing with Dance Mandal