Exploratory Discussion Group
Every Monday • 1:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m. • Shapiro CD
January 14, (21 holiday), 28 • February 4, 11, 18, 25 • March 4, 11, 18, 25 • April (1 holiday), 8
The 2019 spring course will use “Great World Religions: Buddhism”, presented by Professor Malcolm David Eckel of Boston University. Topics include Buddhism as a World Religion, The Life of the Buddha, the Path to Nirvana, The Buddhist Community, Mahayana Buddhism-the Bodhisattva ideal, Celestial Buddhas, Emptiness, Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia, Buddhism in Tibet, “All is Suffering,” Buddhism in China, and Zen Buddhism in Japan. Each lecture is followed by a stimulating group discussion to encourage active minds. A bibliography will be provided for additional study.
Coordinators : Rich Eaton, Len Leventhal and Barbara Talento