Buddhism and the Big D: Fridays in March with Rev. Jaki Fisher

People often say that Buddhism is a pessimistic religion – but is it? After all, as the saying goes, nothing is certain except death and taxes! Over 4 weeks, we will look at what Buddhism has to say about death. What does death mean? Why might be it important to think about death and why don’t we want to? How can we prepare for our death? Is there such a thing as a good death? And what might happen during and after we die? These sessions will include discussion, exploration, personal reflection and some meditations. Fridays 2, 9, 16 &…

NEW! Dharma Essentials: The Three Principal Paths, with Alvin Lee

Join us for this new course, offered for the first time at ASC! Dharma Essentials Courses consist of four classes and assume no previous background in Buddhism. Each class is based on a few pages of reading from the original texts (often translated from the Tibetan for the first time). Each class also comes with a fifteen minute per day meditation assignment related to the material covered in that class and designed to help your practice and improve your life. “Dharma Essentials” – everything you need to know to begin, renew, or enhance your spiritual life! This Course is an…