2012 Lecture Series announced by Muddy Water Zen

Bup Mee Sunim (Kevin Hickey), Dharma Teacher and Monk at Muddy Water Zen in Royal Oak, has announced a series of lectures to be presented both at Muddy Water Zen in Royal Oak, and Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple. All lectures are free and open to the public.

“An Introduction to Korean Buddhist Temples”
Sunday, February 19, 2012, following the public 10:00 AM morning service at Muddy Water Zen
Saturday, February 25, 2012 at the Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple

“This opening lecture will present an introduction to some of the main features of a traditional, and typical, Korean Buddhist temple. It will explore aspects of history, culture, art, architecture and Buddhist imagery and symbolism in order to familiarize and foster understanding with the tradition that we practice.”

Lectures to follow:

May: “State and Sangha: Buddhist Culture and Political Thought in Korean History”

July: “Returning to Buddha: History of Buddhism and Abortion in Japan”

September: “Digital Dharma: A Guide through the Buddhist Film Collection”

November: “Buddha’s Daughters: A History of Women in Buddhism”

Muddy Water Zen
affiliated with the Korean Buddhist Taego Order
2421 Yale Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48067-4044
(248) 506-3544

Grand Rapids Zen Center
A Korean Buddhist T’aego Order Temple
156 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 822-2465