Wednesdays,  21 July – 01 September 2021 - online

Readings from the lotus sutra

Readings, Meditations and Discussions

The Lotus Sūtra (Sanskrit: Saddharma Puṇḍarīka Sūtra, lit. 'Sūtra of the White Lotus of the True Dharma') is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sutras.


In this class I will offer readings, meditations and discussions on the Lotus Sūtra. Each chapter of this large text is a treasure. We will look at a selection of inspiring and deeply meaningful parables:

  • the Parable of the Burning House
  • the Parable of the Medicinal Herbs
  • the Parable of the Prodigal Son
  • the Parable of the Apparitional City

as well as reading the significant chapters on

  • The Lifespan of the Buddha
  • and on the Bodhisattva of Compassion, Avalokiteshvara.


All are welcome.


Wednesday, 21st July 2021

Wednesday, 28th July 2021

Wednesday, 04th August 2021

Wednesday, 11th August 2021

Wednesday, 18th August 2021

Wednesday, 25th August 2021

Wednesday, 01st September 2021




14:00 - 15:00 (Berlin time)



There is no charge for this event. Donations (dana) are welcome.



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