Sunday, June 30, 2019

FREE PIZZA: Meditation drop-in UCLA (July 1)

Ananda (Dharma Meditation Initiative), Ashley Wells, Dhr. Seven, Jen, Wisdom Quarterly

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Monday July 1st (12:30-1:30 PM) will be a special day with free vegan pizza and vegan buffalo wings (courtesy of Califlower Pizza).

Mindful Awareness (what Eckhart Tolle calls "presence") is the moment-by-moment process of openly accepting and observing our physical, mental, and emotional experiences without grasping/clinging, resisting/rejecting, or reacting with delusion/confusion to them.

Vegan buffalo (cauliflower) wings with sauce
Mindfulness, which the Buddha called smrti in Sanskrit and sati in Pali, has scientific support as a means of improving attention, reducing stress, boosting mood and strengthening the immune system, reducing emotional reactivity, and promoting health.

Drop-in sessions are led by Diana Winston, Dr. Marvin Belzer, and guest teachers (of UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center,  and Open to everyone.

  • Mondays: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Room 1109, Level 1, 757 Westwood Plaza, West Los Angeles
  • Tuesdays: Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, 1250 16th Street, Auditorium, #G340, Santa Monica
  • Thursdays: Hammer Museum, Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Bl., L.A.
Please check ("Free Drop-in Meditation") for last minute changes to the schedule before attending.

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