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Gratitude Gathering 2017
March 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join us for our 10th annual Gratitude Gathering, a celebration of all that is good on Earth and in the human heart. Following the model of the first Green Sangha retreat at the home of Jonathan Gustin in Fairfax, we will welcome the spring with yoga, meditation, an in-depth conversation, and song.
10 am Somatics with Jun Xiang
10:20 Meditation with Maeve Murphy
10:40 Mindful Activism: four Green Sangha leaders reflect on lessons learned
11:00 “Modern Zen & Organic Matcha,” with Dr. Li Gong, founder of Encha
11:15 Activism in the new normal: A working conversation
11:45 Green Sangha program report
12:00 Action proposal by Bill Carney, Sustainable San Rafael
12:20 Honoring oneness: Dances of Universal Peace with Diane Budo
12:40 Light refreshments will be served
1:00 Clean-up and go
The Edgehill Mansion is perched on a slope at the eastern end of beautiful Dominican University. We will meet in the Chapel on the ground floor.
From the north . . .
From Highway 101, take the Central San Rafael exit (Exit 452). Turn left onto Mission Ave. Go three short blocks and turn left onto Grand Ave, following it for 1/2 mile.
From the south . . .
From Highway 101, take the Central San Rafael exit (Exit 452). Continue straight onto Irwin St. Go just under 1/2 a mile; turn right onto Belle Ave, turn left onto Grand Ave, and follow it for 1/3 mile.
THEN . . .
Turn right onto Acacia Ave, which bends almost immediately to the left. Bear R where Acacia becomes Magnolia Ave. Where Magnolia meets Palm Street, you will see a gate with a sign “75 Magnolia Ave.” Go through the gate and turn immediately left for the parking lot.
ENTRANCE is on south side of building. Walk up the hill past the sloping lawn to the covered porch and entry.