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This life, next life, past lives, and Escape

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If you have a question about this talk, please contact Himantha Cooray.

This talk will explore the following questions:

  • How, in this life, are we conditioned by various conditionings that belong to the past and the present?
  • What can we do about these conditionings in this present life and how can, or will, these conditionings continue into a possible future life?
  • Do we have past lives?
  • Finally Liberation, Escaping from samsara (the rounds of rebirth), how?

The talk is part of a special “Meditation Evening” beginning at 17:00. The talk will be followed by a discussion and a guided meditation session. You are welcome to take part in the whole event or just come for the talk. The full event programme is as follows:

  • 17:00 Welcome and short chanting
  • 17:10 Talk by Ven. Kovido on “Fear and Attachment”
  • 18:00 Questions and discussion
  • 18:30 Guided meditation
  • 18:50 Short chanting
  • 19:00 Refreshments

This event is free and open to all. It is organized by Cambridge University Buddhist Society.

This talk is part of the Buddhist Society Talks series.

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