Saturday Night Live Q & A Dialogue

October 24 - October 24, 2020

Sharon Salzberg

Robert A.F. Thurman

Join us for an evening of dialogue and contemplation with two pioneers of contemporary Buddhism.Questions can be submitted beforehand via the link provided in your registration confirmation email and during the live event through the Zoom "Q&A" function."The Buddha encouraged his followers to take the initiative not simply to take his teachings on trust, but to examine them as a goldsmith tests gold to check its real value. To do this it’s necessary to be skeptical, to question whether what is taught is appropriate and what its benefit may be."- HH the XIV Dalai LamaTibet House US | Menla Saturday Night Live broadcasts are brought to you by the Bob Thurman Podcast and will be made available in audio form via your favorite podcasting platform.Spanish translation will be available.If you cannot attend the live Zoom session, re-play videos will be provided to all those who register once the event concludes.Suggested donation: $18 Members / $20 GeneralWe encourage those who are financially comfortable to contribute any amount of donation above the normal class fees to support scholarships specifically or Tibet House/Menla generally. Every dollar lends crucial support to Tibet House/Menla during this financial crisis. Anyone whose financial circumstances are dire can appeal for scholarship assistance.If you cannot attend during the live event, the Zoom replay videos will be sent once the entire course has concluded.Saturday, October 24 20207:30 PM ET - Opening Welcome7:35 PM ET - Opening Remarks | Bob Thurman7:40 PM ET - Opening Remarks | Sharon Salzberg8:00 PM ET - Community-submitted Questions and Answers8:50 PM ET - Closing Statement Remarks8:55 PM ET - Dedication & Closing Meditation


Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzberg is a pioneer in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. Sharon is the...

Robert A.F. Thurman

Robert Thurman is Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University as well as co-founder and President of Tibet House US and it's Menla Retreat & Spa. A world-wide lecturer on Tibetan Buddhism, activist for the plight of the Tibetan people, translator of Buddhis...



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