Wednesday Study Group

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Repeats every week until Tue Dec 11 2018 except Wed Oct 10 2018, Wed Oct 10 2018.
September 12, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
October 3, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
October 31, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
November 14, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
November 21, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
November 28, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
December 5, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Approaching the Buddhist Path

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Date: Ongoing Wednesday evenings starting September 12, 2018 The Oct 10th session is cancelled, we will met agin on Sept 17th.

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: East Plains United Church, 375 Plains Road East, Burlington, ON L7T 2C7

Participants will be required to purchase the book before the first session.

By donation

Join us to study the newly released collaboration Approaching the Buddhist Path by The Dalai Lama and Thubten Chodron. This introduction to Buddhism is specifically written for western students so that we can apply the Buddha's ancient teachings of compassion and wisdom to our modern lives. Here is an article in Mandala Magazine about the collaboration.

In this course, we will discuss the weekly readings, have an opportunity to ask questions and to participate in meditation together.

Chapter Outline
1. Exploring Buddhism
2. The Buddhist view of life
3. Mind and emotions
4. The spread of Buddhadharma
5. The Buddha’s teaching’s form a cohesive whole
6. Investigating the teachings
7. The importance of kindness and compassion
8. A systematic approach
9. Tools for the path
10. Making progress
11.Personal reflections on the path
12. Working in the world

 

Location

East Plains United Church
375 Plains Rd East
Burlington, ON
Canada
Phone: (905)-296-3728
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