Buddhist Responses to Modern Problems
Thursdays thru October 22th and Saturday, October 24th | 4:30 – 6:00 pm PDT
Hosted by Nalanda West.
Buddhist Responses to Modern Problems invites innovative thinking about the array of threats, challenges, and conflicts we presently face in the world. Celebrated Buddhist scholars and practitioners will address some of the most pressing and intractable issues of the present day, including ritual during the pandemic; systemic racism and civil unrest; social media and the rise of fascism; and the necessity of renunciation. Attend individual sessions or whole series. Learn more and register
October 8 – Ethan Nichtern , Confronting Fascism: Right Speech and Social Media
October 15 – Bhante Jayasara, Drop the World’s Bait’: On the Necessity of Renunciation
October 22 – Donald Lopez, Ph.D., “Buddhism in the Real World”
Saturday, October 24 Panel Discussion, 4:30 – 6:00 pm