2021/06/02 Ryukoku University Japanese Culture and Language Program
Ryukoku University’s 2021 ‘Heart, Mind & Spirit Lecture Series’
Since commemorating it’s 115th year in operation in 2014, the Ryukoku University Alumni Committee has been holding a ‘Heart, Mind & Spirit Lecture Series’, welcoming guest speakers from fields such as religion, education, science, literature and the arts. These have been very successful, and we hope you will take this opportunity to attend one or more of the lectures being held this year.
1st Lecture: Saturday, May 29th
First part:‘The Unseen Powers that Affect Me’
Second part: ‘How to Live Through the Covid-19 Pandemic -
‘Thinking about the origin and future of human society’
Both parts of the 1st Lecture (May 29th) will be available on demand. Please click on the following link for more details.
2nd Lecture: Saturday, June 19th
First part: ‘Being Alive, In Today’s World’
Second part: ‘I Will Live Despite All This – My experiences with mental illness, depression and being on welfare’
3rd Lecture: Saturday, July 31st
First part:‘Buddhist Teachings the Covid-19 Pandemic Can Teach Us’
Second part: ‘How did Society Handle the Covid-19 Pandemic?’
4th Lecture: Saturday, September 25th
First part:‘The Heart, Mind & Spirit of Prince Shotoku’
Second part: ‘Living In Turbulent Times – looking into Japanese Buddhist Monk Shinran’
5th Lecture: Saturday, October 16th
First part:‘Wise Patient, Foolish Patient’
Second part: ‘The World of Rakugo, (a form of Japanese verbal entertainment) That Can Turn a Frown into a Smile – Nakamura Nakazo’
Participation Fee: FREE
How to Apply: Please sign up at https://ryukoku-koyukai.jp/kokoro/
You can register from one month before the lecture date. 350 places available.
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