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Global Walk for Hunger Tower Grove Park

October 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Walk 2

Sponsored by the Buddhist Council of Greater St. Louis in association with Buddhist Global Relief (BGR) https://buddhistglobalrelief.org/

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 1:00 – 3:45 pm at Tower Grove Park, Sons of Rest Pavilion, South Grand Ave., Main Dr. between Magnolia and Arsenal, St. Louis, MO

We hope that many from the 21 local Buddhist Groups will attend, as well as others from the community-at-large. This is a wonderful annual event, and this year we are happy to welcome back to St. Louis, the Ven.  Bhikkhu Bodhi, translator and author of many Buddhist texts, including In the Buddha’s Words.   Special T-shirts will be available for the event. $25 donation.  To order your T-shirt in advance by Oct. 15, go to the link below. All donations benefit BRG. 

Schedule for the 5K(arma) Walk

  • 12:45pm  Arrival 
  • 1:00  Warming up with gentle yoga exercises – Toni Staicu from MABA
  • 1:15 Introductory Remarks by Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi
  •  1:35 to 1:50  First K (Orange) – followed by a 5 minute Dharma Talk.  Topic: The Dharma by Daigaku Rumme from the Confluence Zen Center of St. Louis
  • 1:55 to 2:10  Second K (Yellow), followed by a 5 minute Dharma Talk.  Topic: Practice by Will Holcomb from Shinzo Sangha
  • 2:15 to 2:30  Third K (Blue), followed by a 5 minute Dharma Talk: Topic: Compassion by Andy Germer from Do-Nak Choling  
  • 2:35 to 2:50  Fourth K (Red), followed by a 5 minute Dharma Talk: Topic: The Middle Path by Dr. Kongsak from the Thai Buddhist Temple.
  • 2:55 to 3:10  Fifth K (White), followed by a 5 minute Dharma Talk: Topic: Liberation by Ven. Haewon Sunim from Boundless Buddha Zen Society
  • 3:15 Concluding Remarks by Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi
  • 3:45  Dedication of Merit  

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No Pre-Registration required. 

This is a free event.  Donations to the Buddhist Council are welcome. 

These donations will be presented to the Buddhist Global Relief Fund.

People are encourage to bring their own water bottle to stay hydrated.   

global walk 2016 shirt

Color of the T-shirt will be navy blue

 

 

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Date:
October 30, 2016
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1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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