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Sharing the Dharma with Emily Hsu


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Sunday morning “Sharing the Dharma” is an opportunity for newcomers and old friends to explore the Buddha’s teachings as they are applied in our daily lives.

Topics combine ideas from Buddhism with those from the fields of positive psychology, Western philosophy, and current events. People from all faiths and backgrounds can apply the principles explored to enhance their lives.

Emily will introduce the topics and lead brief reflection meditations. With time to get a cup of tea, participants can then join in discussions, asking questions sharing experiences, and share in community fellowship.

Drop-in on any session. No background required – just come with an open mind.
All are welcome!

Suggested Donation: $10-$20 suggested
No one turned away for lack of funds!

Emily Hsu is an FPMT registered teacher who graduated in 2004 from FPMT’s seven-year Masters Program of Sutra and Tantra at Istituto Lama Tsong Khapa in Italy. In 2005 she completed a ten-month solitary retreat to integrate the material, and since that time has mainly been teaching and doing some retreat every year. She taught at Ocean of Compassion (Gyalwa Gyatso) Buddhist Center and other Bay Area centers for ten years, with the last four years as resident teacher until leaving in 2016 to do longer retreat.

Emily teaches Basic Program, Discovering Buddhism, introductory courses, meditation, and leads retreats, with particular emphasis on emptiness, bodhicitta, Lamrim, and calm abiding (shi-ne or shamatha) meditation.