Under the Bodhi Tree takes us back to the principles at the heart of Buddha’s teachings—conditionality and dependent co-arising. Ajahn Buddhadasa Bhikkhu makes the case for dependent co-arising as a natural law, and builds a compelling presentation from there of Buddhist philosophy, meditation, and practice. Basing himself squarely on the Buddha’s own words as preserved in the Pali Canon, he brings clarity and simplicity to what is typically a thorny philosophical knot. By returning dependent co-arising to its central place in Buddhist theory and practice, Ajahn Buddhadasa provides perspective on the Buddha’s own insights and awakening.
Instructor: Nicole Esquibel
Dates: Four Sessions beginning July 1, 2020
Times: 7:45 – 9:00 pm
Class Fee: $30
Text: Under the Bodhi Tree: Buddha’s Original Vision of Dependent Co-arising – Get it on Amazon
Prerequisite: Basics of Buddhism