The Following Events are Scheduled:

The Mystical Music and Dance of Tibet
  • Sunday, March 28, 1999
    • 2:00pm, Sage Hall, Smith College - Mysical Music And Dance of Tibet
    • 7:00pm, SC, location TBA, call 585-4266, Amitabha Empowerment
  • Monday, March 29, 1999
    • 2:30-4:30pm, Colonial Lounge, Student Union, Umass Thangka Painting Lecture and Demonstration
  • Tuesday, March 30, 1999
    • 4:00-6:00pm, East Patterson Hall, Franklin Patterson Hall, Hampshire Introduction to Buddhist Philosophy
  • The Veneral Bongtul Rimpoche is also an accomplished healer. He practices traditional Tibetan medicina based on pulse anduring diagnosis. For appointments and more infomation on all the events, call 256-1608

Special Thanks to Gita Mann; Students for a Free Tibet of UMass, Smith, Amherst, and Hampshire Colleges; Tibetan Students Association; UMass Arts Council; Tibetan Association of Western Mass; Boston Drikung Meditation Center; Smith Dept. of Religion and Biblical Literature; Smith Buddhist Coalition; Collective Copies

Students for a Free Tibet Sector One Conference Amherst College March 26, 27, &28

Friday March 26, 1999 6:00 Registration Campus Center Atrium 6:30- Dinner Campus Center Front Room Indian and Tibetan food Discussion: Between chapters (one on one) re: mentoring, maybe including a state by state breakdown. The intention is to focus on sharing ideas and support. This will be a very informal discussion.

Saturday March 27, 1999 9:00-10:00 Breakfast

10:00-10:30 Meditation (optional of course)

10:30- 11:30 Panchen Lama Ideas, Sector wide event planning etc.

11:30 - 1:00 TIBET 2000

1:00-3:00 Lunch

3:00- 3:30 Frank Ward's slide show (guy who works at our school who has a great Tibet slide show)

3:30- 4:00 Robert Rosoff's selective purchasing legislation and economic action

4:00-5:00 About Anti- Apartheid movement (student activism's role) still finding a speaker Ok, still "still finding a speaker" I left lots of messages!! It's not my fault!!

5:15- 6:30 Dinner and discussion (Chinese food) 6:30- 7:30 Break

7:30 to break of dawn: CONCERT (oh yeah!)

Sunday March 28, 1999 Breakfast People leave, inspired and ready to act! or are encourage to stick around for:

2:00 PM Sage Hall, Smith College: SFT-UMass is pleased to present The Mystical Music and Dance of Tibet.

Mandala Painting Classes

Free to everyone. Learn the history, theology, and theory of traditional Tibetan Mandalas, paint one yourself to take home. The classes will be two hours long on Thursday, April 1st; Tuesday,6th; and Thursday 8th. Class limited to 20.

For Further info or to sign up email:

Call: 739-0040

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