Peacefully Together: Sutta Study Workshop
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December 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
One event on November 21, 2018 at 7:00pm
One event on December 5, 2018 at 7:00pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018
Dates: Wednesdays, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, and 12/19, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Buddhism is well-known for its intricate philosophy and profound meditation practices. However, the Buddha also gave a tremendous amount of wise advice about living peacefully with others – advice not just to monastics, but also to kings and ministers, merchants and priests, craftspeople and laborers; advice about how to interact harmoniously with people of different backgrounds and conditions; about how to have mutually beneficial friendships and relationships; about how to live in the world as a beacon of harmony and goodwill in everything we do.
During this series of workshops, we will closely examine the Buddha’s teachings on communal harmony as preserved in the Pāli Suttas (the oldest extant collection of his words), and discuss how we can adapt and apply them to contemporary circumstances.
Bhante SuddhasoBhante Suddhāso is a Buddhist monk living in New York City. Bhante Suddhāso has studied under the guidance of some of the most important names in Western Buddhism, such as Ajahn Pasanno, Ajahn Amaro, Ajahn Vīradhammo, and Bhante Gunaratana. He was initially trained in Soto Zen Buddhism at Tassajara Zen Mountain … Read More ›