Brenda will be offering a four-week exploration of Buddhism starting Wednesday, October 19, as part of the First Parish adult religious education program:
On Sunday October 4th, there will be a half-hour meeting after church for a sharing of resources about Buddhism (books, videos, websites, meeting times/places of local Buddhist meditation groups). Following that, for four weeks starting October 19th (dates subject to change as we figure out calendar commitments), there will be four evening meetings for a short practice period and discussion on the following topics (subject to change, depending on interest):
Week 1 (October 19th): Buddhism in America Today
Week 2 (October 26th): The Buddha
Week 3 (November 4): The Main Teachings of the Buddha
Week 4 (November 11): Summary and Closing Discussion
This should be interesting and informative for anyone in our group who would like to understand more about the origins and broader context of our meditation practice.
If you are interested or have questions, please contact Brenda.