Mediation from Within Program Held

On Thursday October 21st, the Council for Faith and Spirituality and the Department of Philosophy & Religion  sponsored the event "Meditation From Within."  The speakers were Chiang Ji and Guo Chan, two nuns from the Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association in New York.  The event was held in room 1020 of University Hall and filled to capacity.  Nearly 200 members of the student body watched as Chang Ji led a discussion on the importance of acknowledging personal values and emphasized our role in environmental concerns.  Her assistant and mentor Guo Chan ended by giving a demonstration on formal meditative practice.  For more opportunities such as these please contact Council Chair Esmilda Abreu at