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PostPosted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:23 pm 
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http://www.buddhistsocietyelkhart.org/chicago-retreat/

On May 14th, Venerable Wuling and members of the Buddhist Society of Elkhart will be driving to the Chicago area for a lecture on the Amitabha Sutra and a One-day Buddha-name Chanting Retreat at the Amitabha Buddhist Library in Chicago - http://www.amitabhalibrary.org/. We will return to Elkhart after the retreat is over.

If people are interested, we will also try to arrange for a car to leave Elkhart Sunday morning.

Reservations need to be made by May 10th. To reserve your place, please email us by clicking here or calling one of the numbers listed on the contact page.



May 14

Amitabha Sutra Lecture and Discussion

3:00 to 5:00 pm

Dinner

5:00 - 6:00



May 15th

One-day Buddha-name Chanting Retreat



10:00 - 11:35: Amitabha Sutra Recitation, Chanting, and Meditation

11:40 - 12:30: Lunch

12:40 -14:10: Simultaneous activities of

Question and answer session with Venerable Wuling

Dharma talk on the Infinite Life Sutra by Director Tan

2:30 - 4:00: Praise of Amitabha Buddha, Chanting, and Meditation



The sutra recitation will be in Chinese and the music accompanied by Chinese Dharma instruments. This will be a very special opportunity for us to experience a traditional Chinese retreat. We encourage everyone who can to join us for this rare occasion.

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    How foolish you are,
    grasping the letter of the text and ignoring its intention!
    - Vasubandhu


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