The Great River Tendai Sangha invites you to join us for:
A Day of Mantras
Mantras have their origins in in the Vedic religious practices that predate Buddhism.
The Tendai (and Shingon) schools of Japanese Buddhism have preserved these practices since their introduction to Japan from China, where they later declined. The mantra practices in Japan are thought to be authentic representations of the Buddhist rituals that developed around the first century of the Common Era in India.
Both mantras and dhārani (longer versions of mantras) are powerful, spiritual utterances that help us cultivate certain states of mind and energies within ourselves and the world around us.
The day will also include seated meditation, a short Dharma talk and group discussion.
Please bring a vegetarian lunch for yourself and a small snack to share.
A light vegetarian breakfast will be provided before service
Suggested Donation - $50
No one will be turned away for inability to pay.
Additional questions? Contact us.
Registration deadline: Friday, February 24th
Space is limited to 12 participants.
After submitting your RSVP below, you will be directed to the payment page.
2402 Mt Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22301
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