Taking Good Care of the Present Moment: A Day of Mindfulness with Sister Jewel

Saturday 21st March 2015

From 10.30 am to 4:00 pm

At Cross Street Chapel, Manchester M2 1NL

For directions please see: www.cross-street-chapel.org.uk

We will come home to the present through the peaceful and transformative practices from the Thich Nhat Hanh tradition. We will refresh ourselves with meditation, mindful walking, mindful eating, noble silence, and tea meditation.


The Day will be led by Dharma Teacher Sister Jewel

Sister Jewel (Chan Chau Nghiem in Vietnamese) grew up in the US and Kenya. Thich Nhat Hanh ordained her as a Buddhist nun in 1999 and a Dharma Teacher in 2007. Before ordaining, she graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. and M.A. in Anthropology and Social Sciences. She has led retreats in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Brazil, India and Southern Africa. She is editor of Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children by Thich Nhat Hanh.

The day is open to everyone, including Buddhists of all traditions, those interested in Buddhism and mindfulness practitioners.

Please bring vegetarian or vegan food to share for lunch. This should be food that is ready to serve and does not require heating up. You may also want to bring something to drink. For the tea meditation, you are welcome to bring a poem, song, story, musical instrument, dance or some other kind of offering to share.

Donations to support the teacher, teachings and hire of the room are very welcome. For those that can afford it we would like to suggest a donation of £25.00.However please feel free to donate according to your own circumstances. The day is open to all regardless of financial circumstances.


For enquiries or to book a place contact: Dene, Telephone: 01253 735121

Email: dene.donalds@pathwaysassociates.co.uk

The day of mindfulness is hosted by the Heart of Manchester Sangha. Practising in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh




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