Exploring Mindfulness

We invite you to join Denison Religious Understanding at their weekly dinner/discussion to talk about “The Significance of Place” with special guests Larry Ward and Peggy Rowe.

Larry and Peggy currently live in Bangkok, Thailand. In 1994, Peggy and Larry received Dharma Teacher Transmission from Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.

They offer Mindfulness retreats in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. Larry received his Christian ordination in 1972 and is a doctoral candidate in Religious Studies at the University of the West with a Buddhist emphasis, and now works at the American International School of Bangkok.

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Explore India During Winter Break!

Yoga trip to India
India Trip Winter Break 2014

This trip will be for 11 days, between January 5 – 20, 2013

Yoga as a Way of Life: Breath Body Mind and Spirit
Sponsored by the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life
And funded by the Lilly Project at Denison University

Please contact Christy Plaugher at christy.plaugher@gmail.com or Mark Orten, the Director of Religious & Spiritual Life, University Chaplain, at ortenm@denison.edu for more information.

Travel Scholarships Available

Come explore India with a trip to Chennai, India for a 7-day intensive course in the foundations Yoga at the Yoga Nidhi school founded by Sri Ravi Shankar andhis wife, Sheela.

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Diwali, the Festival of Lights

Date: November 1st, 2013Time: 5:00 PM – 7:30 PMLocation: The Open HouseWhat is Diwali?

Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights, and is one of the only festivals that is celebrated in all parts of India. Mythology states that Prince Ram, the heir to the throne of Ayodhya, and the favorite of his father, King Dashratha, was unfairly exiled from his kingdom by one of the  King’s other queens in an attempt to place her own son, Bharat, on the throne.

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