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Talk 2

Buddhist Concepts for Beginners

Buddhism can be seen as a science of mind and a science of happiness
This talk is designed around presenting a few key concepts in everyday language.

Content and structure

Scope of this talk
Historical and geographical perspectives
The perspective on suffering  
The perspective on transience
The perspective on Interdependence
The perspective on ‘dhamma’ or ‘the way it is’
The Three Refuges   Buddha   Dhamma   Sangha
The perspective on Samsara, Nirvana, Utopia and God


The Mind and The Way     Ajahn Sumedho
In  My Own Words             The Dalai Lama

This talk is designed to be only 30-40 minutes long, leaving time for questions and answers with the audience within a one hour slot.