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Monthly Bodhisattva Precept Study Group

Jan 15th 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Jan 22nd 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Jan 22nd 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Feb 19th 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Feb 26th 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Feb 26th 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Bodhisattva Precept Study Group
Co-led by Chris Fortin, Sue Moon, Alan Block, Jaune Evans

Online in Zoom

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 310 696 696

The first segment of the Bodhisattva Precept Study Group, Aug–Dec, is complete. It was an intimate and lively sharing and reflecting on the precepts in our everyday lives. The second segment begins Jan. 15. Everyone is welcome, and this is a good time for newcomers to join in.

The meetings take place on the third Wed of every month, 5-6:30, before dharma seminar, online on Zoom.

  • January 15:  Overview/Review and "Not to kill but to nurture life"
  • February 19: "Not to steal but to receive what is offered as a gift"
  • March  25: "Not to misuse sexuality but to be caring and faithful in intimate relationships"
  • April 22: "Not to lie but to be truthful."
  • May  27: "Not to intoxicate with substances or doctrines but to promote clarity and awareness"
  • June 24: "Not to speak of others' faults but to speak out of loving kindness".

We hope that those who want to participate will commit to attending as often as you can. (We know not everyone will be there every time.)

We will send out encouragements and readings between each meeting, so be sure to come to the first meeting, and if you're new let us know if you want to join in but aren't able to be there A, and we'll add you to the email list. You can email Jaune at

The series of sixteen meetings is divided into three segments, Aug-Dec (Refuges and Three Pure Precepts); Jan–June (first five Clear Mind Precepts); Aug–Dec (last five Clear Mind Precepts).

You can commit to just one segment, if not the whole series. For more information and background, you can take a look at Shohaku Okumura’s Living By Vow or Dale Wright’s The Six Perfections.

The study group is offered freely, and we are always grateful for Dana contributions.

We look forward to offering this study of the heart of our lineage and practice together and to being with all of you.

  • Location

    Community Congregational Church in Tiburon
    145 Rock Hill Dr. Tiburon, CA 94920
  • Event Contact

    Jaune Evans
  • Date and Time

    Wednesday January 15,
      5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Wednesday February 19,
      5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Wednesday March 25,
      5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Wednesday April 22,
      4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday May 27,
      4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday June 24,
      4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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