Watch & Learn: “7 Wonders of the Buddhist World” (online)

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On October 30th, we will do a short sitting, and then watch a documentary TV special: “Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World” together. This program takes us across the globe to visit seven of the most famous ancient and modern Buddhist locations, including Bodh Gaya, the Temple of The Tooth, Angkor Wat, and more. at each site, local practitioners will discuss core Buddhist concepts, providing insights into the long and rich history of Buddhism.

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“The Core Principles of Buddhadharma” by Guest Teacher David Listen

On May 29, 2021, Chan/Zen teacher, David Listen, joined us to guide meditation and give a Dharma Talk via Zoom. He expounded on the Three Dharma Seals (impermanence, selflessness, nirvana). These describe how things truly are; and when we cannot let go of our desire for permanence or a sense of an independent self, we suffer. He explained how nirvana or "true nature" is not a "thing" we can see or attain, but simply describes our capacity to fully realize the truths of impermanence and selflessness, thereby unleashing our full potential for compassion and wisdom.

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