“Buddhism in a Nutshell”
Venerable Khando of the Kadampa Center
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Like many people, you’ve probably heard interesting things about Buddhism, but didn’t know where to go to find out the facts. Have you heard tantalizing words like dharma and karma and samsara thrown around and wondered what they really mean or why they matter? Would you like to get a quick, clear, and authentic overview of Buddhism without making a big commitment?
Well this presentation is for you! The Speaker, Venerable Khando from the Kadampa Center for the Practice of Tibetan Buddhism, will introduce you to the major terms and concepts of Buddhism – a fast tour of the basics to enable you to whatever next steps may be right for you.
Topics covered will include:
• The Four Noble Truths
• A brief history of Buddhism
• Buddha’s teachings in a gradual form for the practice of one individual
• A brief introduction to meditation
Venerable Khando-la studied Buddhist thought for 14 years and ordained in the Gelup tradition of Tibetan Buddhism in December 2013. Prior to becoming a nun, she was a clinical social worker for 30 years.