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Bringing Spiritual Wisdom into the New Year

with Bhante Wimala

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Please join us as Bhante shares his inspiration and guidance on integrating spiritual wisdom into daily life.  Establishing a foundation of sound thinking and spiritual practice sets a tone through which all of life’s activities flow. Bhante will lead us in meditation, while his simple teachings restore a renewed and uplifted outlook as we face forward into the new year.

When: Sunday, January 7, 2018
10:30 AM Celebration Service: “Bringing Spiritual Wisdom into the New Year
12:15 – 2:15 PM Workshop

Where: Joyful Gathering Spiritual Center, 215 Highland Ave, Westmont, NJ 08108

Cost: $20

Bhante Wimala is a Sri Lankan Buddhist monk of the Theravada tradition, who travels the world to share his guidance and wisdom with people of all faiths. Sent by choice to a Buddhist temple at the age of 13, Bhante completed six years of formal training as a Buddhist monk and received his higher ordination at age 20. At this stage, a Buddhist monk is typically encouraged by custom or inclination to continue in strictly formal studies, which are primarily academic in their emphasis. Bhante Wimala however, chose to set out into the world bearing only his robe and bowl.
Bhante has devoted his life to helping others by promoting his message of inner peace and spiritual transformation. Trough his Triple Gem Society, where he serves as Spiritual Director he has impacted the lives of people far and wide. He currently resides in Princeton, NJ, but will more often be found travelling the world sharing his spiritually enlightening and inspiring message – teaching people how to create more peace, harmony and joy in their everyday lives.


The Vision Board Workshop 2018 scheduled for Sunday, January 14, 2017 has been postponed.

Please check back for updates for when this is rescheduled.


How to Make Relationships Work

with Dr. Sidney Cohen, PhD

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Topics to be discussed in this enlightening workshop:
• Love does NOT conquer all
• The “three C’s” of verbal communication
• The “three T’s” of NON-verbal communication
• The “you change first!” & “I’m right/you’re wrong!” syndromes
• Unspoken pacts
• Expectations and perceptions
• Unresolved past psychological wounds (from childhood or an adult relationship breakup)
• Self-worth and self-esteem
• Infidelity—neglect, specialness, excitement, spite
• And more…

When: Sunday, February 4, 2018

Time: 12:15 – 2:00 PM Workshop

Where: Joyful Gathering Spiritual Center, 215 Highland Ave, Westmont, NJ 08108

Cost: $20

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Open Heart Rhythms Dance Class

with Rose Zubrzycki, CPT, PAI, OAF

Sunday, February 11, 2018

A New Kind of Fitness Class for a New Kind of Human

Play, laugh, & open your heart, in a safe & loving space!
Renew, strengthen, & tone your physical and energetic bodies reducing stress, and increasing flexibility, balance, energy, and wealth of being using structured dance with easy low impact movements, expressive free form dance, & innovative energy mmusic and wrapped up with a heartfelt guided meditation.
Raise your vibration and embody more of YOU as you tap into the joy within and nurture every aspect of your being.

When: Sunday, February 11, 2018

Time: 12:15 – 1:30 PM Workshop

Where: Joyful Gathering Spiritual Center, 215 Highland Ave, Westmont, NJ 08108

Cost: $15 or Love Offering

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