Saturday, October 11, 2008

Cultivating the Buddhist Heart Symposium

A symposium I am now working on is just a week ahead.
This symposium offers the opportunity to share and discuss the Buddhist approach to live in peace and fulfillment in our everyday lives, and also to find the way to connect inner peace and external peace in today's world.

I am very grateful to all the support we have received for this event.I hope you can join this symposium. It is free, but the space is limited so please register on line.
The details are below.

"Finding Peace and Fulfillment in a Changing World”
- Cultivating the Buddhist Heart –
In commemoration of the publication of Rev. Nichiko Niwano’s latest book,

Date: October 18th, Saturday, 2008
Time: 2 p. m. to 4:30 p. m., followed by refreshments
Place: Doheny Beach Room, Student Center at UC Irvine

Dr. Gene Reeves (Special Minister for the International Buddhist Congregation, Tokyo, Visiting Professor at the University of Peking, Beijing)

1) Dr. Ruben Habito (Professor of World Religions and Spirituality, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas)
“Inner Peace and Global Peace: Cultivating Compassion in a Wounded World”

2) Dr. Miriam Levering (Professor of Religious Studies and Asian Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
"Impermanence is Everyday: the Thought and Guidance of Nichiko Niwano."

3) Dr. Michio Shinozaki (President, Rissho Kosei-kai Gakurin Seminary, Tokyo)
“Buddhist Visions of Peace in Today’s World: Rev. Nikkyo Niwano’s Vision for Peace

Sponsor: The Buddhist Center - Rissho Kosei-kai International of North America
University of California, Irvine, Office of the Vice Chancellor Student Affairs
Spiritual Alliance at UC Irvine (SAUCI)
Buddhist Association at UC Irvine

Admission: free Everyone is welcome.
Please make reservation by online or contact the RKINA office (949-336-4430).
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