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The Diamond Mountain Blog

This is an unofficial blog of news and info from Diamond Mountain University and Retreat Center which was founded by Geshe Michael Roach and Lama Christie McNally in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition of the Dalai Lamas.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Spring '07, Service Day #1

The sun shone in their faces. The wind beat at their backs. The dust stung their eyes. It was a Diamond Mountain service day. Today, May 1st, was the first community service day of Spring term 2007. For those not in the loop, service days are the three or four days per term that we all get out of the books, computers, minds, etc. and get dirty working on around Diamond Mountain. They are a nice change from the meditation cushion to the mortar shovel.

Today's jobs included building a stem wall near the temple, plastering at Jamyang house, working on a retreat site, and setting up a propper composting center. Check out the photos of the days events. Enjoy.

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