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Honolulu February Class Schedule

Classes: February 14-17, 2018, Honolulu, HI.

Wednesday February 14, 2017

Time: 7a.m.—8:15a.m

Location: Magic Island (closest to Magic Island lagoon)

Google Maps link Furthest end of the parking lot by the payphone: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Public+Payphone/@21.2868889,-157.8458567,19.67z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xaf0e4a81dc0bd58c!8m2!3d21.2863591!4d-157.8453384

Topic: Morning TaiChi and Qigong at Magic Island

Please join us for morning TaiChi and Qigong at Magic Island.  Please wear comfortable shoes, bring a blanket, yoga mat, lawn chair, or similar for sitting as the grass can be wet in the morning.

 

 

Thursday February 15, 2017

Time: 6:30p.m.—8p.m.

Location: Liliha Shingonji Mission, 1710 Liliha St, Honolulu, HI 96817

Topic:  Seishi Bosatsu [Mahâsthâmaprâpta] Bodhisttva (The 13 Buddhas in Shingon).

The ninth of the 13 Buddhas provides the opportunity to look into the specific means Bodhisattvas use to aid sentient beings.  What specific skills do we need to perfect to lead us toward enlightenment?  How does Seishi Bosatsu cultivate and protect our virtues to lead us to cultivate wisdom?  What is the key skill that the bodhisattva possesses, and what is his recommended teaching which we can emulate in our lives to find peace and wisdom?

 

 

Friday, February 16, 2018

Time: 6:30p.m.—8p.m.

Location: Liliha Shingonji Mission, 1710 Liliha St, Honolulu, HI 96817

Topic: Mediation for Self-Healing

Meditation is a tool, and like a tool there are many uses.  While mindfulness meditation becomes more popular, other meditation techniques specifically focused at counteracting problems are often overlooked.  Meditation for healing focuses on using, and improving the body’s own energy, and channeling that energy to heal the body, and calm the mind.  I this class you will learn methods for relaxation, and promoting the body’s natural healing mechanism.

 

 

Saturday February 17, 2017

Time: 7a.m.—8:15a.m

Location: Magic Island (closest to Magic Island lagoon)

Google Maps link Furthest end of the parking lot by the payphone: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Public+Payphone/@21.2868889,-157.8458567,19.67z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xaf0e4a81dc0bd58c!8m2!3d21.2863591!4d-157.8453384

Topic: Morning Meditation and Yoga at Magic Island

Please join us for morning gentle yoga, and meditation, Magic Island.  Please wear comfortable shoes, bring a blanket, yoga mat, lawn chair, or similar for sitting as the grass can be wet in the morning.

 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Time: 6:30p.m.—8p.m.

Location: Liliha Shingonji Mission, 1710 Liliha St, Honolulu, HI 96817

Lessons from the Vimalakirti Sutra

The weekly sutra lecture in Portland is currently studying the Vimalakirti Sutra, and recently completed review of the first chapter.  Long considered one of the jewels of Mahayana Buddhist literature because of its topics and accessibility, what can we learn from the first chapter?  What are the sutra’s major themes, teachings, and advice for our lives?

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