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Chowdhury to open for the Mystic Heart season

The Mystic Heart Meditation Program will begin once again with the teachings of Bhante Chipamong Chowdhury, a monk from Bangladesh whose programs center around Theravada Buddhism and mindfulness meditation. At its core, Mystic Heart serves

Mystic Heart co-founder Subagh to lead Week Four meditation

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It’s cool outside and probably cloudy, since the sun is still deciding whether to make an appearance this morning. You blink several times, shove your gate pass blindly in the direction of a sleepy attendant and wheel your bike through the Main Gate. You enter the Welcome Center, glimpsing a simple black-and-white sign guiding you toward your destination. You open the door. A blast of heat. You take a seat with 20 other Chautauquans of all ages. You breathe deep and begin.

Former detective brings Buddhism to Mystic Heart

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Before he was the abbot of a Zen Buddhist center, Michael O’Sullivan was a New York City detective for 20 years. You read that right. In fact, if it weren’t for an accident while he was on the job, O’Sullivan might not have discovered meditation at all.