The day will start with a dharma talk on compassion by Sister Annabel Laity. (see below for brief bio).
Please arrive by 10:30 am so that you can hear the full talk. This Day of Mindfulness complete schedule will be available soon.
If you would like to share a snack, that would be appreciated but not expected. Snacks and tea will be provided by Diane.
Bring a bag lunch for yourself instead of a potluck dish.
Sister Annabel Laity Bio
Sister Annabel Laity, (Chan Duc, True Virtue), was born in England, and studied Classics and Sanskrit before going to India to study and practice with Tibetan nuns. She has been a disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh since 1986, and in 1988, in India, she was the first woman from the West to be ordained as a nun by Thich Nhat Hanh. She became a Dharma Teacher in 1990, and was Director of Practice at Plum Village for many years.She is currently Dean of Practice at the European Institute for Applied Buddhism in Germany, and divides her time between there and Thailand, where she teaches newly ordained novices at Thailand Plum Village.