1. Respect for Others
Treat everyone (all fellow participants, volunteers, organizers etc.) with kindness, compassion, and respect. Be mindful of personal boundaries, recognize and respect diversity, practice mindful speech by refraining from divisive and offensive language, and hurtful comments. Engage in constructive and respectful dialogue during discussions. Don’t insult, abuse or threaten people.
2. Ethical Conduct
Adhere to ethical guidelines, discussions should be centered around the teachings of this program and practices. Use electronic devices (phones, tablets, etc.) mindfully and only in designated areas to minimize distractions.
3. Participation Commitment
Focus on the teachings and commit to actively participating in all scheduled activities and teachings. If you are unable to attend a session, kindly inform the organizers ahead of time.
4. Consequences for Violation
Any conflicts that may arise should seek resolution through peaceful dialogue and understanding. Participants who engage in disrespectful or disruptive behavior will receive a warning. If the behavior continues after a warning, the individual may be asked to leave the program. No registration fee refunds will be provided for individuals asked to leave due to code of conduct violations.
5. Reporting Concerns
If you witness or experience any behavior that violates this code of conduct, please report it to the program organizers immediately. By participating in this program, you acknowledge your commitment to upholding these principles and creating a supportive and harmonious environment for all. We thank you for your dedication and the well-being of the community.