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Evening of Mindfulness Practice; Dwelling Happily in the Present Moment.

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Sligo Southern Hotel

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We are delighted to let you know that 2 Buddhist nuns, long time students of Zen/Mindfulness Master Thich Nhat Hanh will Visit Sligo and offer an evening of Mindfulness Practice on the 16th May at the Sligo Southern Hotel. https://plumvillage.org/

The evening will start promptly at 7pm and end before 9:30pm. Please aim to arrive for 18:50 so we can start together and your arrival won’t disturb the beginning meditation.

This evening is suitable for those with experience and beginners, the evening will have guided meditations and a talk about practicing mindfulness in the middle of busy life. You will learn how to find peace, joy and stability in life. It will be a practical evening about prac mindfulnes here and now.


Open Circle Mindfulness Community in Sligo are sponsoring the cost of this event so attending is free. You will be invited to make a donation of €5/10 which will be offered as generosity (Dana) to the sisters to bring to Plum Village Zen Monastery in France to support them. Dana is a voluntary contribution. Plum Village monastery is a non-profit charitable organization run entirely by Dana. “Dana” is a Pali and Sanskrit word meaning “donation” or “offering”.

Here is some information on Sr Jina.

Sister Chân Diệu Nghiêm was ordained as a novice nun at the Hokyoji Temple, Fukui, Japan on November 11th 1985, with the ordination name “Ji Na” (“Loving Kindness”). She joined the Plum Village community in 1990 as one of Thầy’s first European monastic disciples. Sr. Diệu Nghiêm received full bhikshuni ordination from Thầy on January 10th 1992, and the Lamp Transmission to become a Dharma Teacher on January 11th 1992. She is the former abbess of Lower Hamlet from December 20th 1998 until September 25th 2014.

Each year, Sr. Diệu Nghiêm leads mindfulness retreats around the world, including her ancestral lands of the Netherlands and Ireland. She has family in Ireland and the Netherlands. Her gentle and illuminating teachings have nourished generations of practitioners.

Sr. Diệu Nghiêm is a beloved elder in the community, tirelessly offering her time to listen, reflect, and guide her younger Dharma sisters and brothers. She loves to relax in nature, and enjoys mountain-hiking, birdwatching, and folk-dancing.


Here is a talk by Sr Jina for you to enjoy.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PwdsxNmKds0


Booking are only available via Eventbrite and places are limited.

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