Donna Shand


Where do the ripples sent out by this Grateful Dead song travel? Perhaps they encompass haiku, world music, compassion, Buddhist philosophy, and the recent work of historian of religion Karen Armstrong.

Secular Buddhism

Enlightenment, Nirvana, impermanence, emptiness… the teachings of Gotama (the Buddha) have been transmitted … and transmuted … down through the ages.  We will examine what Gotama’s original teachings may have been.  What wisdom can we draw from them to help us live more skillfully in … read more.