SF Bay Area Indymedia indymedia
About Contact Subscribe Calendar Publish Print Donate

San Francisco | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism

View other events for the week of 11/19/2012

Title: The History of Buddhist Activism at Occupy Forum in the Park
START DATE: Monday November 19
TIME: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details:
2969 Mission Street 94110, conveniently located near the 24th/Mission BART and the J Streetcar line, Muni #14 or #49 to 24th st.
Event Type: Panel Discussion
Occupy Forum in the Park: The History of Buddhist Activism
Monday, Nov 19th, 6 – 9 pm at 2969 Mission Street

Occupy Forum in the Park continues Monday November 19th at 2969 Mission Street. We seek the fullest possible citizen participation in the ongoing creation of a better world.

Buddhist Activism: The first 2,500 Years, From Tibet to Thailand and Myanmar to Occupy Oakland

What does Buddhism have to do with the Occupy Wall Street Movement? Buddhism’s rich history of activism spans over 2,500 years and across the globe. It helped spark the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Learn how. From Tibet to Thailand to India to Occupy Oakland, the Buddhist tradition has helped instill inner and outer change. Who are the untouchables in India? How are the monk’s fighting deforestation in Thailand and the oppression of Tibet. Learn about Engaged Buddhism during the Vietnam War and at Occupy Oakland. Hear about the struggle for women’s equality during the era of the Buddha to today. Our panel: Prasadachita, David Nelson, and Ethan Davidson.





Added to the calendar on Saturday Nov 17th, 2012 7:34 PM

iCal Import this event into your personal calendar.
§Location Changed to Cafe Que Tal at 1005 Guerrero near 22nd!
by Beth S Sunday Nov 18th, 2012 4:05 PM
Please note location change (first line) to 1005 Guerrero St. near 22nd. (also, food is available for purchase but we will not be providing free snacks)
Also, at bottom, 1005 Guerrero near 22nd street, blocks from 24th/Mission BART (Muni and streetcar directions were for previous location)
Food and Drink available for purchase to support the local Cafe, Cafe Que Tal.