Nyungnay Purifying Retreat

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NYUNGNAY FASTING & PURIFICATION RETREAT
Saturday, April 15 & Sunday, April 16
KMC San Francisco, 3324-17th Street, SF CA 94110**

This special fasting and purification practice is performed in conjunction with Eleven-faced Avalokiteshvara. It is very powerful for purifying negative karma of body, speech and mind, and for pacifying strong delusions such as desirous attachment and hatred. It is also a special method for receiving blessings and improving our experience of love, compassion and bodhichitta.

Teaching with precepts on Saturday only, $10
Nyungnay Retreat sessions – Free

SCHEDULE

Saturday, April 15 (silence observed until noon)

*6:30–7:15am- Precepts (required to attend the rest of the sessions on that day)
7:30-8:45am – Session 1
9:30-10:45am Session 2
2:00-3:15pm Session 3

Sunday, April 16 (silence observed until noon)

*6:30–7:15am- Precepts (required to attend the rest of the sessions on that day)**
7:30-8:45am – Session 1**
9:30-10:45am Session 2**
2:00-3:15pm Session 3

Sessions marked with “**” will be held at the residence. Please contact for address, epc@MeditateInSanFrancisco.org, (415) 503-1187

This practice starts by taking the eight Mahayana precepts according to the prayers entitled A Pure Life at the beginning of the day. On the first day it is customary to abstain from all meals apart from lunch. On the second day, we engage in a complete fast, abstaining from all food and drink for 24 hours. Those unable to engage in the 2nd day complete fast, can participate provided they have taken Precepts that morning and abstain from all meals except lunch.

epc@MeditateInSanFrancisco.org, (415) 503-1187

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