Buddhist Centre Features

Sarvanananda - Communicating the Dharma Through the Arts: Show Don't Tell

On Sun, 23 August, 2015 - 11:38
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Be prepared for the unexpected in Sarvananda’s very funny - and by turns wrongfooting - personal exploration of why the Arts are vital to the development of a genuine Buddhist community. Sarvananda discusses as background his attempts to find a synthesis between the Arts and spiritual life, leading to his current work as a successful playwright

But it’s in the three departures from a traditional Dharma talk that we glimpse something else - the crucial show-don’t-tell aspect of the title. Suffice to say, if you haven’t heard Stand-Up Tragedy, Dharma Ventriloquism, or a Ukulele Lady Visualisation before, best turn on your heart and your ears…

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