Special Lecture -- To Be or Not To Be: A Buddhist

Lecturer: Stephanie Prince
Wednesday, April 12th
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: Cultural Hall
Suggested contribution: $20 Public, $15 Members
Prerequisite: None

This class is for people with all levels of experience with Buddhism, including those of us who are contemplating taking refuge vows and are thinking about what it means to be a Buddhist, as well as those who have already taken refuge vows and/or are longtime practitioners. In this session, we will focus on sharing (if we wish to) some of our personal stories of how and why our minds turned to the Buddha Dharma. In addition, we will review the four seals that we accept in our understanding when we characterize ourselves as Buddhists. Please bring your stories, questions, and enjoyment of the Buddha Dharma.

Stephanie Prince has studied and practiced Buddhism in the Tibetan tradition for more than 40 years and holds a B.A. in Comparative Religion from the University of Washington. She has received teachings and major initiations in the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism, including the Sakya LamDre (Path with its Fruit), both the Lamdre Tsogshay and the Lamdre Lobshay. She has taught on general Buddhism and has guided Buddhist ritual classes at Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism. She also serves as a Buddhadharma mentor and VEI catalog editor.


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