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Mon 11th Oct : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
What’s Dr Ambedkar got to do with it?
Join Sripakshini and Āryarakṣitā in conversation about the great Buddhist social reformer, Dr Ambedkar. In 1956, Ambedkar converted to Buddhism to escape the hell of the Indian caste system. This started the revival of Buddhism in India, as many of his followers converted too, gaining a life of dignity and respect.
Unscripted and talking from their own curiosity and perspective. Sripakshini and Āryarakṣitā will explore the link between Ambedkar’s life, vision and achievements, to his relevance to us today as practising Buddhists in the west.
All welcome, and particularly suitable for anyone who has experience of our two meditation practices, Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana, and is open to Buddhist ritual.
7pm – Welcome, meditation
7.30 – Sripakshini and Āryarakṣitā in conversation, with reflections and questions
8pm – Ritual
8.25 – Ending remarks
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There is space for around twenty people to attend in-person, and you’ll need to book a free place please. There’s no need to book to join through Zoom, no limit on numbers attending online, and places are free for both options. Whichever way you come, please be here in good time for a prompt and comfortable start. If you’re coming to the Centre, please also read our advice on visiting the Centre in person.Book Now
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• Meeting ID: 998 1994 2816
• Passcode: 603118
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