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Join Roshi Paul Genki Kahn, Co-Founder of the Zen Garland Order for an online series of 10 classes on essential Buddhist History.

The class is held online on zoom every last Saturday of the month (except for October!) from 9:00am to 10:30am Eastern Time: January 28, February 25, March 25, April 29, May 27, June 24, July 29, August 26, September 30, October 21, November 25 and December 30, 2023.

Lecture, Questions, Discussion, Suggested Readings

$120 for the series. 

We all know the old saw, those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. But some histories are necessary to know because we NEED to repeat it! Buddhism has been evolving in theory and practice for over 2500 years all the while adapting to the various cultures and zeitgeists. Throughout this process, Buddhism has maintained its essential insights into the nature of the universe and human being, and the meaning of salvation, healing, and liberation. As we co-create Zen Buddhist practice in the global multiverse of the 21st Century, we must deeply understand the tradition as foundational to successfully initiate new dimensions and approaches from Western psychology, philosophy, science, democratic principles and a commitment to social service we call “Reclaiming the World.”