Tibet House US

Practical Buddhism For Better Living: Ethics, Meditation, And Study

Event Details

Who
Robert A. F. Thurman and Ganden Thurman 
What
Talk & Discussion 
Where
Tibet House US Gallery 
When
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 At 07:00 PM  
How
Single Class: General:$20/Members:$18 Series: General:$60/Members:$54 
Details
Wednesdays, Nov. 2, 16 & 30; 7-9PM 

About the Event

 

Robert Thurman and Ganden Thuman - Wednesday talk series

 

On a practical level the Buddhist Path to the lofty goals of Liberation and Enlightenment involves three types of interrelated activities which in combination enhance one’s experience of life: 1) study (of Buddhism, oneself, others, and the world) to acquire information; (2) meditation on that information to develop knowledge or understanding, and then (3) deploying that knowledge in our actions (ethics). These basic steps repeat and arrange themselves in many patterns as part of the ongoing dance of life. In essence this Buddhist path is a refinement of what we all already do: observing, feeling, discussing, and learning before reflecting on and assessing what we’ve learned so that we can apply the best and clearest of all that to the choices we are making every day and over time– all in hope that better choices lead to a better life, perhaps even an ultimately better life… This series will examine these three “educations,” and their interrelationships and components, which make up the formal and practical Buddhist path.This is the first time father and son will be leading a series-don’t miss it!


Series: Wednesdays, November 2, 16 & 30; 7–9PM

 

Single Class: General: $20/Members: $18

Nov. 2: click here to register
Nov. 16: click here to register
Nov. 30: click here to register


Series: General: $60/ Members: $54  click here to register for the series

 

Presenter:

Robert A.F. Thurman, Ph.D. is a professor on Indo-Tibetan Studies at Columbia University, President of Tibet House US, the translator of many philosophical treatises and sutras, and author of numerous books.Visit www.bobthurman.com

 

Ganden Thurman is Executive Director of Tibet House US, organization dedicated to preserving Tibet’s unique culture at a time when it is confronted with extinction on its own soil. By presenting Tibetan civilization and its profound wisdom, beauty, and special art of freedom to the people of the world, we hope to inspire others to join the effort to protect and save it. It is part of a worldwide network of Tibetan institutions committed to ensuring that the light of the Tibetan spirit never disappears from the face of this earth.


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