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Mountain Top Lectures, UNG present “Promise of Buddhist Spirituality”

Dr. Mark Muesse, scholar, author and teacher presents, “The Promise of Buddhist Spirituality,” from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 26 at University of North Georgia’s Hoag Auditorium on the Dahlonega campus.

Muesse, professor emeritus of Religious Studies at Rhodes College, will provide an introduction to Buddhist thought and practice. In his upcoming lecture he will provide an overview of Siddhattha Gotama, the man known as the Buddha and share some components of Buddhism, including meditation and the art of cultivating compassion.

He received his PhD in The Study of Religion from Harvard. He was awarded Rhodes highest faculty honor: the Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Teaching. He was a 2011 recipient of the “Distinguished Service Award” from the Viswayogi Viswamji Foundation for Universal Integration and Peace in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India for “outstanding and dedicated community service and exceptional efforts to promote ‘human values and culture.’”

The lecture is a presentation of Mountain Top Lectures and UNG. Cost is $60. Lunch is available for an additional $16. For more information and registration go to https://mountaintoplectures.org.

Submitted by UNG/Mountain Top Lectures

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