The Vocational Calling of a Buddhist Spiritual Caregiver _ A Socio-political Perspective Reflection

The Vocational Calling of a Buddhist Spiritual Caregiver : A Socio-political Perspective Reflection By: Francis Lau, Emmanuel College

Buddhism has its soteriological and altruistic elements[1], and its teachings address individual predicaments, as well as structural and institutional concerns[2]. The spirit of Buddhism is socially-engaged and is rooted in social justice. Indeed, Buddhist mindfulness has the potential to be socially transformative.[3] Amaro describes the efficacy of Sati-panna (holistic mindfulness) not only in terms of … Continue reading The Vocational Calling of a Buddhist Spiritual Caregiver : A Socio-political Perspective Reflection By: Francis Lau, Emmanuel College

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A Reflection on Dr. Robert Sharf_s lecture “Buddhist Modernism, Meditation, and Mindfulness_ What is at Stake_”on March 6, 2018 at Emmanuel College, Victoria University, University

A Reflection on Dr. Robert Sharf’s lecture “Buddhist Modernism, Meditation, and Mindfulness: What is at Stake?”on March 6, 2018 at Emmanuel College, Victoria University, University of Toronto

On March 6, 2018, Professor Dr. Cuilan Liu welcomed Dr. Robert Sharf, D. H. Chen Distinguished Professor of Buddhist Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California, Berkeley, to present his lecture, “Buddhist Modernism, Meditation, and Mindfulness: What is at Stake?” to students and faculty members at Emmanuel College, Victoria University, University … Continue reading A Reflection on Dr. Robert Sharf’s lecture “Buddhist Modernism, Meditation, and Mindfulness: What is at Stake?”on March 6, 2018 at Emmanuel College, Victoria University, University of Toronto