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      Dying Every Day: Meditation, Transformation, and the Bardos in Portland

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      June 25, 2019

      Tuesday   9:30 AM

      Agnes Flanagan Chapel , 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road
      Portland, Oregon

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      Dying Every Day: Meditation, Transformation, and the Bardos

      Nothing endures but change and accepting this has the potential to transform the dread of dying into joyful living. — Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, In Love with the World: A Monk’s Journey through the Bardos of Living and Dying For many Tibetans, the bardos mark the stages from death to rebirth, but they can also be understood as an inner journey of the mind, marking the “in-between” periods in our own process of becoming more fully who we truly are. When we feel threatened by change, we try to hold things in place, refusing to let old patterns die. Opening ourselves to the constant changes in everyday life helps us to let go of fear and resistance, and to experience the mind’s awakened nature. In this one-day workshop, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche will offer practical insight into impermanence, meditation, death, and transformation. His teachings will be drawn from his new book, In Love with the World: A Monk’s Journey through the Bardos of Living and Dying. The day will include periods of teaching, discussion, and short periods of meditation. This event is suitable for anyone with an interest in meditation and Tibetan Buddhism. Please see for additional events in June. About Mingyur RinpocheMingyur Rinpoche is a much-loved and accomplished Tibetan Buddhist meditation teacher with a rare ability to present the ancient wisdom of Tibet in a fresh, engaging manner. His New York Times bestselling book, The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness, has been translated into over twenty languages. Read more… FAQs What's the refund policy? Full refunds are available up to seven days prior to the event. To request a refund: Sign into the EventBrite account that you created by registering; if you did not create a password during registration you will need to follow the prompts on the EventBrite website to do so. Inside your account, navigate to your tickets (top right), click the 'Request a Refund' button, and provide the information requested Is my ticket transferrable? If you need to change the name for your ticket, contact us at What do I need to bring to the event? We will need to scan your ticket at check-in.  You can either print the PDF ticket attached to your confirmation email or you can also download the Eventbrite app and show your e-ticket at the door. Seating in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel is in church pews that have cushions both on the seat and on the back rest. You may want to bring a small thin cushion if needed for added back support. Please do not bring meditation cushions as there is no room available for floor seating. Will Mingyur Rinpoche sign a book for me at this event? There will be no book signing at this event.  If you want a book signed, please attend “In Love with the World” book event on Monday, June 24th at 7:30pm in the Pearl Room (on the 3rd floor) of the downtown Powell’s City of Books located at 1005 W. Burnside St., Portland 97209. There is no registration for this event. Seating is first come, first served. For more information click here. ( Books will not be sold at the event. What about lunch? There will be an hour-and-a-half break for lunch. Lunch is included in the price of admission in the dining hall located in the Templeton Campus Center, which is a short walk from the Chapel. A variety of items will be offered to accommodate food preferences and allergies. The dining hall will have vegetarian, non-vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Fresh fruit and an organic salad bar from local farms will also be available. What about parking? Free parking is available on campus for this event. The closest lot are located north of the Kellogg Global Hub – Cook Hall East Lot. If this is full, please proceed to the North Campus Parking Garage. See the map and details here.  

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