Vancouver School of Theology

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IPS511 – Wisdom and Compassion as a Way of Life in the Buddhist Tradition

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Class Dates: July 8-12th, 2019: 2:00 – 5:00pm

Buddhist practitioners seek to ease the suffering found in world by giving life to wisdom and compassion through vows and practices that cultivate the virtues of generosity, ethics, patience, joyful effort, meditative concentration.

Michael Newton was ordained as a Zen priest in the Japanese Soto Zen tradition fifteen years ago and is a guiding teacher of the Mountain Rain Zen Community in Vancouver.

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