Category: Class Summary
Published: Tuesday, 11 August 2009 03:00
Class # 11
Today’s class began with a two questions about happiness:
The first question was, “Why does the Buddha state that taking care of your parents/family leads to happiness”
To answer that, we had a discussion about our role as care receiver and then growing into care giver. Different students shared their stories about their role as caregivers and both the joy and suffering that it caused. We learned that without the Buddha to guide us, we have only our parents. We also discussed the question whether we have to take care of our parents if they did not take care of us.
Read more: Class # 11 08/10/2009