Sixth Day of Sutta Study Class

Saturday, Nov. 17th

This Saturday is the 6th day of Sutta Study class. Last Saturday we discussed Buddhist social philosophy found in Pattakamma Sutta. We will continue the same discussion, focusing on other aspects of the topic and especially paying attention to Sigalovada Sutta.

Day 5 Topic: Buddhist Social Philosophy

(This is a vast topic. On Nov. 10th, we will discuss only one aspect of it.)

Sutta to be discussed:

Here are the class details:


Buddhist Epistemology (Buddhist Theory of Knowledge):
Kalama Sutta (Anguttara Nikaya 65) and Canki Sutta (Majjhima Nikaya 95)
Ambhatta Sutta (Digha Nikaya 3)
Sonadada Sutta (Digha Nikaya 4)
Cula Sakuludayi Sutta (Majjima Nikaya 79)

Buddhist Anthropology (Buddhist View about the Human Being and His or Her Place in Society):
Agganna Sutta (Digha Nikaya 27)
Vasetta Sutta (Majjima Nikaya 98)
Tittha (Ayatana) Sutta (Angutthara Nikaya 3.61)

Buddhist Social Philosophy :
Pattakamma Sutta (Anguttara Nikaya 4.61)
Sigalovada Sutta (Digha Nikaya 31)
Dighajanu (Vyagghapajja) Sutta (Anguttara Nikaya 8.54)

We will meet 9 Saturdays during fall. It is important that, before you come to the class, you read and be familiar with the Sutta to be discussed on that particular day.

Class days: Sept. 15, Sept. 29, Oct. 13, Oct. 27, Nov. 10, Nov. 17, Dec. 1, Dec. 8, Dec. 15.

Time: 3:30 to 5:30 pm

Venue: Houston Buddhist Vihara, 8727 Radio Rd. Houston, TX 77075

Teacher: Ven. Prof. Basnagoda Rahula Thero