We welcome the New Year by exploring the basic teachings of the Buddha together. This class provides the opportunity to consider what it means to practice Buddhism and offers a chance to ask questions about how to live a life guided by Buddhist principles. The class topics will include:
The 4 Noble Truths
The 8 Fold Path
The 10 Cardinal Precepts
There is No Charge for this Class. Each class will begin about 10 minutes after the end of the regularly scheduled 9 AM Mount Adams Zen Buddhist Temple Saturday Service. (Approximately 10:10 AM) . The dates classes will be offered are as follows:
January 2 – The 4 Noble Truths
January 9 – The 8 Fold Path
January 23 – The 10 Cardinal Precepts
January 30 – Taking Refuge
February 6 – The 4 Noble Truths
February 13 – The 8 Fold Path
February 20 – The 10 Cardinal Precepts
February 27 – Taking Refuge
MARCH: SPECIAL ONE DAY CLASS with all 4 Topics: Date to Be Announced.
April 3 – The 4 Noble Truths
April 10 – The 8 Fold Path
April 17 – The 10 Cardinal Precepts
April 24- Taking Refuge
It’s okay to begin the class series at any point. There will be opportunities to make up courses, as needed.
All those who complete the 4 class series and wish to make a commitment to their Buddhist practice can request to participate in the ceremony of “Taking Refuge” and following the Precepts.