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Sunday, February 26 • 9:30am - 11:00am
Gods and Bodhisattvas: Treatment of Deities in Buddhism

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Buddhism is often characterized as a non-theistic faith. However, in reading Buddhist texts you will often find reference to Gods, Brahma, Bodhisattvas like Kuan Yin and other possibly divine beings. But, what is the place of Gods in Buddhism? What is a Bodhisattva? We will discuss these two topics and get some in depth examples of the most significant Bodhisattvas in Buddhism including the Bodhisattvas of Great Compassion, Wisdom, Action and Vows.

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Hwa Son Josh Plucinski

An ordained Dharma Teacher from Still Point Zen Buddhist Temple in Detroit, Hwa Son Josh Plucinski has been practicing Buddhism for more than 10 years. Hwa Son leads services and teaches classes on Zen Buddhism at Still Point and Pagan Pathways Temple and is part of Still Point's... Read More →

Sunday February 26, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am EST