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Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

  • | 9:00am - 10:30am | Religious Events, buddhism, meditation, buddhist groups, buddhist course, Buddhism connecticut
    - Explore the core teachings and practices of Buddhism with the Buddhist Faith Fellowship on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month at 9 am in Middletown. Our Practice & Talk Meetings are non-committing occasions to learn about Buddhism and meditation in a nurturing, gentle, and systematic way. Open to the general public. No experience necessary.

    A short Introduction to Meditation Training session will be held before the gathering at 8:45 a.m. (if volunteers are available)

    The Buddhist Faith Fellowship's meditation space is unmatched in Connecticut. One might have to go to Japan to experience a similar traditional atmosphere. The room is adorned with lightly colored wood with traditional designs that create a serene ambiance that soothes the mind and senses. An entire wall is a clear glass window that overlooks a spectacular Zen garden and adjacent tatami room.

    To learn more the Buddhist Practice & Talk Meetings, the Buddhist Family Practice Group, and the Buddhism 1.0 Course, visit our web site at click for details
    Buddhist Faith Fellowship of Connecticut
    343 Washington Terrace Middletown CT 06457
    Senpai Daishin amida@bffct.org
  • | 9:00am - 12:30pm | Religious Events, meditation, mindfulness, yoga, buddhist group, meditation connecticut, wellness,
    - The Buddhist Faith Fellowship will be hosting its 15th annual mindfulness retreat at the beautiful College of East Asian Studies in Middletown, CT on July 23rd. The theme is Kindfulness, which underscores non-judgmental awareness, lovingkindness, and the present moment. This retreat will be facilitated by one of Connecticut’s most well-known Buddhist teachers, Senpai Daishin.

    Our 3-hour morning retreat includes: basic sitting meditation instruction, conscious breathing, sitting, walking, and voice meditation, and noble silence. Preregistration is necessary. See web site for deadline. Visit click for details

    Retreat Time: from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Arrival: 8:30 a.m. to 8:50 a.m.
    Intro to Meditation Session: 8:30 a.m. 8:45 a.m.

    Location: College of East Asian Studies, 343 Washington Terrace, Middletown, Connecticut

    No prerequisites: for beginner to the most experienced

    Open to the general public including friends, non-buddhists, buddhists & supporting members
    Buddhist Faith Fellowship of Connecticut
    343 Washington Terrace Middletown CT 06457
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon Phase at 5:46 AM, EDT
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to thank, honor, and celebrate the aunt in a child's life. Whether an Auntie by relation, choice or godmother for everything she does for a child not-her-own. For more information please visit click for details
     
           

Monday, July 24th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate, honor and appreciate our cousins.
     
           

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

  • | NATL - Government
    - On this date in 1947, President Truman signed legislation unifying the two branches of the armed forces into the Department of Defense. The branches merged were the Army and the Navy. The Air Force was separated from the Army at the same time and made an independent force.
     
           

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

  • - A special remembrance of the veterans of the Korean War, and especially those of the US and allied combatants who made the ultimate sacrifice in Korea. The display of the US flag is encouraged on this day.
     
           

Friday, July 28th, 2017

  • | NATL - Historical
    - This war is also known as the First World War or the Great War. It was a global war originating in Europe that began on July 28th,1914 and lasted until November 11th,1918. The assignation of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife by a Serbian nationalist is what provoked this war. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, which was the formal beginning of the war.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - July 28-30 (tentative). Grant Park, Chicago, IL. Music festival started in 1991 by Perry Farrell. Today's Lollapalooza spans more than 115 acres, a diverse array of more than 130 artists, multiple stages and lots more! Annually, the last weekend in July or first weekend in August.
     
           

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Celebrate this special day by going out with your girlfriends, to a movie, out to eat or shopping.
     
           

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Sisters Day is your chance to celebrate the spirit of sisterhood. Show your sister whether by birth, adoption or best friend that is like a sister, appreciation and recognition for the special relationship that is shared. Sisters day is annually the first Sunday in August.
     
           

Monday, August 7th, 2017

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - August 7-13 at Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC. The 99th championship conducted by the Professional Golfers' Association of America. For information visit click for details
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Known as the sturgeon moon by Native American tribes of New England and The Great Lakes. Moon enters Full Moon phase at 2:11 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Partial eclipse of the moon. Visible in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Australia.
     
           

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - August 9-13. Among the best-known and most spectacular meteor showers are the Perseids, peaking about Aug 10-12. As many as 50-100 may be seen in a single night. Wish upon a "falling star"!
     
           

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The most popular campfire treat is celebrated each year on August 10th. This delicious, sticky and gooey treat is loved by millions across the United States. Traditionally, S'mores consist of roasted marshmallows, a slab of chocolate and is enclosed by graham crackers making a yummy sandwich! Credited with creating the sandwich is Girl Scout Loretta Crew, her recipe for 'Some Mores' was published in 'Tramping and Trailing With The Girl Scouts'.
     
           

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

  • | 9:00am - 10:30am | Religious Events, buddhism, meditation, buddhist groups, buddhist course, Buddhism connecticut
    - Explore the core teachings and practices of Buddhism with the Buddhist Faith Fellowship on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month at 9 am in Middletown. Our Practice & Talk Meetings are non-committing occasions to learn about Buddhism and meditation in a nurturing, gentle, and systematic way. Open to the general public. No experience necessary.

    A short Introduction to Meditation Training session will be held before the gathering at 8:45 a.m. (if volunteers are available)

    The Buddhist Faith Fellowship's meditation space is unmatched in Connecticut. One might have to go to Japan to experience a similar traditional atmosphere. The room is adorned with lightly colored wood with traditional designs that create a serene ambiance that soothes the mind and senses. An entire wall is a clear glass window that overlooks a spectacular Zen garden and adjacent tatami room.

    To learn more the Buddhist Practice & Talk Meetings, the Buddhist Family Practice Group, and the Buddhism 1.0 Course, visit our web site at click for details
    Buddhist Faith Fellowship of Connecticut
    343 Washington Terrace Middletown CT 06457
    Senpai Daishin amida@bffct.org

Monday, August 14th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters Last Quarter phase at 9:15 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - The anniversary of President Harry Truman's announcement that Japan had surrendered to the Allies, which had set off celebrations across the United States.
     
           

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate and do something fun with your best friend! Go to a movie, shopping, get something to eat, play a game, or just hang out and be together.
     
           

Monday, August 21st, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 2:30 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Total eclipse of the sun. Visible in North America, northern South America, norther/western Africa, wester Europe. Pacific ocean, Atlantic Oceans and the Arctic.
     
           

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate dogs for all they do in our lives, the joy they bring us while loving us unconditionally. For more information on celebrating our furry friends checkout the website click for details.
     
           

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