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Peace... Kusala

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Living in Peace: The Five Buddhist Precepts - Kusala Bhikshu
CRN: 50980 / YGPX 901.01 / 1.0 Semester Hour
Loyola Marymount University

Location: St. Robert's 242 / Tuition: $185

Instructor: Kusala Bhikshu - is an American-born Buddhist monk ordained in 1994. He has been involved in community service for more than a decade as a Buddhist volunteer for L.A. County State Prison for Men, Central Juvenile Hall in downtown Los Angeles, the University Religious Conference and the University Buddhist Association at UCLA, the Spiritual Care Committee at the UCLA Medical Center, and since 2000 as Buddhist Chaplain for the Garden Grove Police Department. Kusala is the web master of www.UrbanDharma.org a Buddhist web site and has posted over 50 Podcasts on iTunes under the name Urban Dharma.

Schedule: Thursdays / 7:30 – 9:30 pm
September 20 – October 18, 2007

At the heart of the Buddhist Path is the practice of precepts: To Avoid Taking Life; To Avoid Taking What is Not Given; To Avoid Sexual Misconduct; To Avoid Lying; and To Avoid Consuming Intoxicants.

Kusala Bhikshu will explore the five Buddhist precepts and share his understanding of Buddhist principles in a simple, non-technical way through stories, humor and personal insights. Kusala will also address the everyday challenge of taking precept practice into the world.

"Do not think lightly of good, that not the least consequence will come of it. A whole water pot will fill up from dripping drops of water. A wise man fills himself with good, just a little at a time." - Verse 122 / The Dhampada.

Who should attend? Open to All