The New York Times has called Robert Thurman "America's foremost Buddhist."
He is the co-founder of Tibet House New York, was the first American Tibetan Buddhist monk/ex-monk, and has shared a fifty-seven-year plus friendship with the Dalai Lama.
Until 2020 he served as the Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies in the Department of Religion at Columbia University - he was there for 30 years, Today he'll talk with us about finding Joy through adversity and THE JOY OF REVOLUTION.
Take-Aways from the event:
Finding Joy Through Adversity
The Human Being is a Learning Machine
Misunderstanding of Buddhism from a Western perspective
The Importance of focusing on being open to other perspectives + people
Embrace challenging Situations
Interconnectedness of Life
About Robert Thurman:
Robert Thurman is Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University as well as Co-Founder and President of Tibet House US/Menla in service of HH Dalai Lama and the people of Tibet.
A close friend of the Dalai Lama's for over 50 years, he is a leading worldwide lecturer on Tibetan Buddhism, passionate activist for the plight of the Tibetan people, skilled translator of Buddhist texts, and inspiring writer of popular Buddhist books. Prior to WISDOM IS BLISS, his most recent book is the 300-page graphic novel Man of Peace: The Illustrated Life Story of the Dalai Lama of Tibet.
This is an online event. After you pay/register the zoom link will be sent to you via the email you registered with. A replay of this event will be available to all registrants and sent out the week after the event.