amazing grace

what a day.  here is yesterday’s schedule:

9:45 – Meet Korean Buddhist Leaders and visiting ministers at Won, NYC Headquarters
10am – Departure from Won Buddhism 57th Street Temple
10:15am – 10:30am UN ID Office; Obtain One-day Ground Pass
10:30am – 10:35am UN Information Center at the Main Lobby
10:35am – 11:15am UN Tour
11:15am – 11:35am Briefing on UN and NGO Partnership at DPI-NGOs Resource Center
11:35am – 11:55pm Briefing on the Role of Spiritual Community at the United Nation by Dr. Abbaddi, UN CA
12:00pm – 12:30pm UN Book & Gift shop
12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch at UN Delegate Dining Room
1:30pm – 2:15pm Baha’i UN Office
2:30pm – 3:30pm Temple of Understanding
3:40pm – 4:40pm Religions for Peace (WCRP) General Meeting
4:40pm – 5:30pm Religions for Peace (WCRP) Closed Meeting between Leadership of Won Buddhism and Leadership of RfP
     – run back to tracey’s on 52nd street, pick up computer & over-night bag – get back to 57th by 6:00 for dinner
6:00pm – 7:00pm Dinner at Won Buddhism UN Office prepared by Phyllis and Bob (2 beautiful wb members & superb cooks!)
7:00pm – 8:30pm Meeting between WBHQ Leadership and WBM Members
8:30 – 9:00 – meditation with this amazing group of spiritual leaders, receive blessing and prayer beads from international director of wb
9:10  – catch cab up to 80th street where i parked my car early tuesday morning
10:30 – arrive at parents house to pick up ivan
10:45 – return home & mentally review the day

united nations

so much to say about this magical day –  stay tuned.


 “This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.”
 – HH the Dali Lama 

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