‘How to Live, What to Do’ Buddhism Course

Thursday 12th September 2019
7:30pm - 10:00pm

Led by Vajrashura

Not About Being Good

Buddhist ethics are not about conforming to a set of conventions, nor are they about ‘being good’ in order to gain rewards.

Instead, living ethically springs from the awareness that other people are no different from yourself, and we can actively develop this awareness through cultivating love, clarity and contentment.

In this six-week How to Live, What to Do Buddhism course we’ll be exploring all this and how to live ethically in this world.

We’ll also be drawing on Subhadramati’s book Not about Being Good, a copy of which will be included with the course.

Suitable for: Anyone who is interested in learning more about Buddhism and Buddhist ethics.

Note that this course was previously titled Not About Being Good.

Cost: €125 waged / €105 low-waged / €75 unwaged or student. Runs for six weeks.

Testimonials from Participants

‘A fascinating and illuminating introduction for me to Buddhist ethics. It is already enriching my day-to-day life expereince. Practical yet profound.’
   – Des

‘The course is a practical, realistic approach to living a skilful life, given in a clear, coherent way, of how to follow an Buddhist way of being. I found it skilfully thought, with insights and compassion.’
   – Mary

‘Encouraged reflection on how to live your life day-to-day and how you can develop to help yourself and the world around you.’
   – Fergus

‘I found this course really helpful in terms of trying to discover / remember what my true values are. It was great to come and sit with like-minded people every week while studying and gaining an understanding of Buddhist ethics.’
   – Nicola

‘Genuinely the highlight of my week. The ethics course gave my Buddhist practice a strong foundation, made me joyful and reflective simultaneously, and gave me a great sense of peace. The stories shared in the class were very inspring.’
   – Paraic

‘The course gave me a practical way of deepening my understanding of both Buddhism and myself. It perfectly complemented my meditation practice, bringing my spiritual development off the meditation mat and into my everyday life.’
   – Barbara

‘A very enjoyable course: it showed me that ethics is more about freeing yourself from burdens rather than taking on more. Highly recommended!’
   – Sean

 
Location
Dublin Buddhist Centre

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