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Temple schedules events

Urgyen Samten Ling Gonpa, a Tibetan Buddhist Temple now located at 740 S. 300 West, will hold several public events next week in conjunction with its grand reopening in larger quarters.

Events include:

A public lecture, "Loving Kindness in Action," by visiting Lama Tsoknyi Rinpoche III, a master of the Drukpa Kagyu and Nyingma traditions who teaches the tradition worldwide. He'll speak at the temple Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation is $20.

Tibetan Asian Cultural Festival, Friday, Oct. 22, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the temple. Activities include a Tibetan arts demonstration, Tai Chi, Kung-Fu and Taido Sword demonstrations, children's crafts and tours of the temple.

A series of open houses Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. through the end of October for anyone interested in touring the temple.

For more information, call 328-4629, or see the Web site at www.urgyensamtenling.org.