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[ARCHIVE] 法航務農及共進素食午餐Mindful Gardening at Fa Hong Monastery, Dec 19

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時間及地點 Time & Location

01 Feb 2018, 7:00 pm

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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導師: Rija Menage (

查詢:Rija 5419 9829 (whatsapp: 9476 4294)

報名:請把姓名、電話、以及您希望準備的菜式Whatsapp至9476 4294




Dear meditators,

We would like to invite you to a day of gardening at our Fa Hong mountain monastery on Saturday, December 19th. Together with our residential permaculture designer Rija, you will discover how to practice organic gardening to grow food, which includes planting, mulching, and composting. We will also introduce mindful gardening and how to carry it out as a meditative practice. Lunch will be a vegetarian potluck, whereby we cook together the ingredients that you bring with you. Refreshments offered during breaks. On our way to the monastery, We will pick up together the trash left on the trail in order to keep nature free from irresponsible encroachment of man-made litter as we walk down.

Date: Saturday, December 19th

Time: 10 am - 5 pm

Leader: Rija Menage (

Meeting Time & Location: 10am at bus drop-off in Ngong Ping (to get to Ngong Ping, you can take the Bus no. 23 from Tung Chung or the Bus no. 2 from Mui Wo. Taxi is also an option at either place)

Activities: Organic Gardening, Vegetarian Cooking & Potluck

Inquiries & Application: Rija 5419 9829


10:00 Meet in Ngong Ping. Conscious green hiking as we walk downhill an easy trail

11:00 Break with refreshment at the monastery, explaining of the logistics for lunch

11:30 Introduction to permaculture, to the garden and to mindful practices in the garden

12:00 Harvest from the garden, cooking and lunch time, explaining of hands-on activities

14:00 Hands-on activities in the garden

15:15 Break

15:30 mindfulness sitting meditation (optional)

16:00 End of the activities, parting. (recommended route: downhill towards Tung Chung)

What to Bring: Vegetarian ingredients to make a dish for our potluck lunch and suitable hiking gear

Please do join us in helping the HKIMS to kickstart its organic food garden so we can all enjoy its fruits during residential retreats. It will also be a wonderful opportunity to discover what a food chain that’s healthy for you and the planet looks like, to spend time away from the urban hub and get close to nature with your family, and apply your meditation training to nature.


With metta,








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