Justin McDaniel | The Stuff of Buddhist Leisure

Date/Time

Jan 23, 2019
05:00 PM until 06:30 PM

Description

How does the Buddhist doctrine of non-attachment work in the modern world? Penn Professor and Buddhist monk Justin McDaniel will describe the growth of a new leisure culture all across the Buddhist world, in Nepal, Singapore, Japan, Korea, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Focusing on the rise of tourist attractions, memorial gardens and monuments, museums and cultural centers, and even amusement parks, McDaniel will show how these sites of leisure are altering the place of the individual within contemporary Buddhist culture.

Cosponsored by the Department of Religious Studies. Part of the Wolf Humanities Center 2018-19 Forum on Stuff.

Cost

free

Location

View map Rainey Auditorium
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

Sponsor

Wolf Humanities Center

Phone

215-573-8280

Contact email

wolfhumanities@upenn.edu

Neighborhood:

Philadelphia

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