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A Lay Person's Path Towards Awakening

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If you have a question about this talk, please contact Himantha Cooray.

The talk will be on how can a lay person keep the balance between the practice of Buddhism and living in the world. The following questions will be addressed:
  • How diligently should one keep the five precepts?
  • Is it possible to have a meaningful relationship with a partner, considering that we are supposed to abandon attachment?
  • What is the view of love according to the Buddha’s teachings?
  • How should a lay person practice in order to reach Awakening?

The talk is part of a special “Buddhist Talk and Meditation” session beginning at 17:00. The talk will be followed by a discussion and a guided meditation. You are welcome to take part in the whole event or just come for the talk. The full event programme is as follows:

  • 17:00 Welcome and short chanting
  • 17:10 Talk by Ven. Kovido on “A Lay Person’s Path Towards Awakening”
  • 18:00 Questions and discussion
  • 18:30 Guided meditation
  • 18:50 Short chanting
  • 19:00 Refreshments

This event is free and open to all.

This talk is part of the Buddhist Society Talks series.

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