Diamond Way Events
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Weekend retreat with Eric Gibson

Where: Minneapolis

3401 Park Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407, USA

When: Saturday May 19 - Sunday May 20
Time: 8PM

We are very excited to host a retreat weekend with our very own local travelling teacher, Eric Gibson. The weekend program will include many daytime meditation sessions, evening lectures, and question-and-answer sessions from Eric throughout the day.


Friday, May 18
6:30 pm: Welcome dinner at the center
8:00 pm: Lecture: "Choosing Happiness: a Buddhist View" followed by 16th Karmapa Meditation

Saturday, May 19
9:00 am: Group 16th Karmapa Meditation
9:30 am: Breakfast
10:30 am: Short Q&A and personal practice
12:30 pm: Lunch
2:30 pm: Personal practice
3:30 pm: Break
4:00 pm: Short Q&A and personal practice
6:00 pm: Dinner
8:00 pm: Lecture: “Meditation”

Sunday, May 20
9:00 am: Personal practice
10:00 am: Breakfast
11:00 am: Lecture: “Action – Kagyu masters and our role in the lineage" followed by meditation
1:30 pm: Lunch
2:30 pm: Personal practice
4:00 pm: Clean-up
5:30 pm: Monthly Open House and public meditation
7:00 pm: Family Dinner

About Eric:
Eric has been a practitioner of the Diamond Way Karma Kagyu Buddhist lineage and a student of Lama Ole Nydahl since 1998. In 2002, at Lama Ole's request, he began giving formal Dharma teachings and has since traveled throughout the Americas, Europe, and Russia sharing his experience. His big heart and joyful style have been an inspiration to many. Eric has a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and currently works as a Financial Advisor.

$10 per lecture
$5 per meal
$50 full weekend

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