Field Paper Assignment:

Trip to the Wat Thai of Washington DC


Describe your personal reactions to what you saw, heard, and did at the temple – i.e., what were you

expecting, what was it like for you, and what did you learn? In your paper, be sure to address the following:


(a) The interactions of monks and lay people

(b) The place of “mindfulness” in the visit

(c) Any teachings that we received while there.


The paper should be no less than four full pages in length, double-spaced with 1” margins and 12 pt. font. 
Please see the syllabus for the point-value and due-date. 
All thoughtful and well-composed papers will receive full points.