Buddhist Basics — A 4-Part Series of Sat. a.m. Classes

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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
Taking Refuge

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.