Buddhism and Social Activism

About This Event

In this talk, respected scholar and practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism, Professor Jan Willis, will speak to us about the overall message and central teachings of Buddhism and about how she sees these teachings as calling upon each of us to become “engaged” in some form of activism that will help to make this world a better place–for us and those coming after us.


Venue Highlights

Meditation is for everyone.  

We all have a body, so we nourish it, and exercise to keep it healthy.  Our minds need the same kind of attention and care.  Meditation training allows our mind to focus, relax and open.  This is how we join our head, heart and life.

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Parking

Directions

From Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, take on I-85 N to exit 245 (7 min (6.7 mi), turn right at Atlanta Ave SE(4 min (1.4 mi, turn right at Grant St and proceed to Common Ground Meditation Center, 1030 Grant St SE #3, Atlanta, GA 30315, on the left..

Cancellation Policy

100% deposit refund for cancellation 30+ days before event.
50% deposit refund for cancellation 15-29 days before event.
0% deposit refund for cancellation 0-14 days before event.
The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due upon arrival.
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