Class: Elementary Level Dhamma Studies
|Date:||December 3, 2017 10:00 am-12:00 pm|
|Location:||Red Cedar Dharma Hall|
|Contact:||Steve Hansen (Programs)
This curriculum is translated into English from the official Thai curriculum which is endorsed by the King of Thailand. You will ponder some Buddhist proverbs, learn (or relearn from a new perspective) words like “evil” (which from a Buddhist perspective means unskillful) or virtue (which actually means skill), or punna or that which cleanses the mind — or something exotic sounding like Bala or states of dhamma power. Overall it is a rich and fun introduction to some classic Buddhist teachings.
We will meditate, contemplate and share our insights. We will also do a little chanting and take precepts, for those who want to.