History and Development of Buddhism

Jan. 13, 20, 27, 2016
Wednesdays, 7 – 8 p.m.

Registration required to
Space is limited.

BIBS presents Scott Goolsby teaching about how Buddhism began and how it developed into different schools in different places. This course will look at how and why Buddhism was born, how it has spread throughout the world, and how the various chronological and cultural milieus have shaped it.
Scott Goolsby is a native Idahoan and a PhD candidate in Asian Philosophy of Religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. He is teacher of applied Buddhism, meditation, and Advaita Vedanta. Scott is passionate about learning about religion of various cultures throughout history and teaching how spirituality and philosophy can be incorporated in practical ways so that they can deepen our existential human experiences while bringing meaning and understanding to our suffering. Scott has been a practitioner of meditation and dharma for over 20 years and has studied with various Western and Tibetan teachers.

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