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Mindful Meditation Walk in Cork

Mindful Meditation Walk in Cork

A Mindful Walking Meditation of people of all traditions, religions and faiths calmed the Saturday hustle and bustle in Corks Patrick Street on Saturday 18th February. This connecting to “ Mother Earth” was in the Tradition of Buddhist monk Thích Nhất Hạnh.

The event was well attended by Christian & Buddhist organisations including Rigpa,Thervada, Zen, & Mindfulness was led by Phramaha Rumpai Kaenkul the Abbot of Wat BuddhaMahaDhatu Temple in Mitchelstown,Conrad Frankel of Plum village and Mary O Connor of the Chinese Hanmi Buddhist Centre.

The Mindful Walking Meditation will take place monthly in Cork

Thich Nhat Hanh on Walking Meditation
“ Many of us walk for the sole purpose of getting from one place to another. Now suppose we are walking to a sacred place. We would walk quietly and take each gentle step with reverence. I propose that we walk this way every time we walk on the earth. The earth is sacred and we touch her with each step. We should be very respectful, because we are walking on our mother. If we walk like that, then every step will be grounding, every step will be nourishing.”

Walking has been practiced as a meditative technique for thousands of years.

Contact details for more info:

Conrad Frankel 089 4731643

Mary O Connor 089 4717922

www.esoterichanmi.com

www.corkhamni.wordpress.com

http://www.watbuddhamahadhatu.wordpress.com

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