This Saturday KOi Fusion will be at Colonel Summers Park for the 10th Annual Portland Buddhist Festival! The Festival is Free and the Weather will be a Balmy 72°! All are Welcome so bring the Family and a picnic blanket and prepare to spend the afternoon in one of Portland’s Most Beloved Parks!
Below is the Schedule taken from their website.
11:45 am: Ringing of the Bell 108 times
12:00 pm: Washing of the Baby Buddha Ceremony
12:30 pm: Workshops: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), a way to incorporate the tools of Buddhism into your daily life, offered by Laura Jomon Martin; Short Intro to Buddhism, history and concepts, offered by Brenda Fugate, Oregon Buddhist Temple
1:30 pm: Keynote speaker: Dan Rubin, Portland Shambhala Center, and Maitripa College
2:15 pm: Dharma song sing-along.
2:30 pm: You Are Here Ceremony
3:00 pm: Panel Discussion: Rayna Jacobson, Portland Shambhala Center; Amanda Risser, Dharma Rain Zen Center; Charles Reneau, Oregon Buddhist Temple; Nelly Kaufer, Pine Street Sangha
4:00 pm: Raffle drawing
4:10 pm: Dances of Universal Peace: participatory
Below are the Prizes available from the Raffle Drawing!
Messenger bag with the You Are Here image from Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Portland Chapter
T-Shirt from BPF Portland
Four Scrolls depicting the four seasons donated by ZCO on behalf of Heart of Wisdom Temple and Great Vow Monastery
T-Shirt “Feed Everyone” donated by Living Earth
Buddha Statue chanting machine donated by ABS Oregon
$25 gift certificate from Thai BBQ
Itty Bitty Buddha and assorted imported incense donated by J. Mandell, Samden Ling
Hand-painted small vase, J. Mandell, Samden Ling
Pillar vase made in Japan: J. Mandell, Samden Ling (should I put these vases together as one prize?)
Classic Tricycle and Buddhadharma Magazines: J. Mandell, Samden Ling
1 Hour Relaxing and Therapeutic Massage by Leah Hinchcliff, LMT
Mandala Offering set from J. van Raay
Prayer Flags from Tibet-a-Gift/ TibetanPrayerFlag.com