Monday, February 28, 2011
Honoring Yo Adrian | March 13, 2011
Plans are being made to honor Adrian Hands, with a day of celebration of his life and memory. Please join us.
The memorial services will be on Sunday, March 13, 2011 in Raleigh, NC (SGI-USA, 6307 Chapel Hill Road), at 3 p.m. The memorial service will be preceded by an outdoor gathering and ride start in Hillsborough, NC (meet behind the courthouse at 9:30 a.m.).
Adrian is the founding spirit behind La Société Adrian Hands.
9:30 a.m. Gather behind Hillsborough Courthouse, move to river.
10:00 a.m. Scattering of ashes -- and a few words of remembrance.
10:30 to 11:00 a.m. cyclists depart from Hillsborough Courthouse, to Buddhist Center, 6307 Chapel Hill Road, Raleigh (close to exit 290 from I-40).
1:00 p.m. cyclists begin to arrive in Raleigh.
2:30 p.m. Parade of Bicycles.
3:00 p.m. Start service (Chanting (Nam myoho renge kyo), no prior prep required), reading of Lotus Sutra (in Ancient Japanese) for four minutes, then continuous chanting of Nam myoho renge kyo while each participant goes forward to offer incense for Adrian's eternal life.