Sangha Night: Dr Ambedkar and Triratna

Dates: 
Tuesday 19th Oct 2021 - 7.15pm to 9.15pm

Buddhism Radically Changing Society - Dr Ambedkar and Triratna

Dr Ambedkar is becoming increasingly well known outside of India because of his work to transform Indian society and uplift the most marginalised. He did this through political, legal and economic means, including drafting the Indian constitution after Indian independence. The Indian constitution is based on the values of ‘liberty, equality and fraternity’, values Dr Ambedkar said he derived not from the French Revolution, but from ‘my master the Buddha’.

What is also of significance to Buddhists is that as a man with a real feel for the spiritual life, he provides an inspiring example of someone who believed that Buddhism itself can provide a positive force for good in society.

This evening Arthasiddhi will be talking to us about the ways in which Dr Ambedkar has influenced the Triratna Buddhist Community, especially in our understanding and practice of Sangha.

To access Sangha Night on Zoom you can click thislink. Please try to arrive at 7.05pm so that we can start promptly at 7.15pm.

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Please be aware that none of the classes/events run by the Cambridge Buddhist Centre are aimed at under 18 year olds. All under 18 year olds must be accompanied by their parent or another responsible adult over the age of 18 (with their parent's permission). Please contact us in advance of attending at info@cambridgebuddhistcentre.com so we can assess how suitable the event is for the young person.

Led By: 
Arthasiddhi and Team
Gender: 
Mixed
Suitable For: 
Regular
Sangha
Location: 
Cambridge Buddhist Centre and Online
How To Book: 
Necessary
Spaces Available: 
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