Buddhist Meditation Mondays – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
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Buddhist Meditation Mondays

The Office of Intercultural Affairs will host Buddhist meditation sessions from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. each Monday. The sessions are conducted by The Ven. Tenzin Yignyen, instructor of Asian languages and culture.

Yignyen is a high-ranking monk within the Dalai Lama’s personal monastery. He travels regularly to various schools, universities and museums across the nation to share his knowledge of Tibetan Buddhism and create mandalas, or sand paintings. He discusses how love, kindness, and compassion are essential to both one’s inner peace and that of the world.

For Yignyen, meditating plays a key role in spiritual clarity and inner peace. He emphasizes that meditation does not need to be extremely time consuming to have an impact, nor need to be associated with any particular religious beliefs.

All are welcome to attend Buddhist Meditation sessions for discussion and reflection each Monday at 6:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Office of Intercultural Affairs, located adjacent to the Scandling Campus Center.