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Courageous Conversations About Race: A series curated by Vimalasara
In association with the International Triratna BIPOC/BAME Teaching Kula. Sponsored by The Dharma Toolkit from The Buddhist Centre Online
Conversation 2 with a panel of white Order members
Saturday 5th September
11:00-13:00 PST |13:00-15:00 México | 14:00-16:00 EST | 19:00-21:00 UK + Ireland | 23:30-01:30 India | Australia EST 04.00-06.00 (Sunday 6th) | New Zealand 06.00-08.00
Panelists: Maitrisara, Parami, Prasadachitta, Ratnadharini, Ratnaguna, Saraka, Subhuti, Upayadhi
Questions will be invited from the audience. These panel discussions are open to the whole of the Triratna Community and to all who wish to attend.
There will also be a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter at this event.
Courageous Conversations about Race is a series of 3 discussions curated by Vimalasara where members of the Triratna Buddhist Order will be talking about race from their personal experience.
These conversations have been inspired by the recent uprisings against systemic and structural racism and the impact this has had on our Triratna Buddhist communities around the world. They are also a continuation of recent talks rooted in friendship between Viveka and Paramananda, and between Suryagupta and Subhuti.
It’s hoped that as many institutions are reflecting on systemic racism, we as a Buddhist community can reflect on how we can make Triratna more diverse, and our sanghas more reflective of the populations that live where some of our centers are situated.
Save the date!
Please join us for the final conversation in this current series on Saturday 26th September. Details to follow on this space and the Live Events page soon!
Conversation 3 with a mix of Order members
Saturday 26th September
11:00-13:00 PST | 13:00-15:00 México | 14:00-16:00 EST | 19:00-21:00 UK + Ireland | 23:30-01:30 India