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Brian is the ReligionsGeek. He studies religions, visits religious communities, and is friends with many religious leaders. He thinks about religion in the shower. It’s relentless. As Director of Encounter World Religions, he loves teaching about religions, about ethno-religious diversity and what this means in our modern workplaces, schools and societies.

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Bodhi Day: Learning About Buddhism

By |December 7th, 2022|Categories: Life of Brian|Tags: , , , , , |

At  Encounter, we’re pretty big on religious literacy because of how it helps us better understand our neighbours, colleagues and the big world we live in. Some Buddhists (though not all; more on that later) celebrate Bodhi day today, marking the Buddha’s enlightenment. Enlightenment is a big task (I'm still working on it) so I thought we could aim for something more manageable - namely to learn a little today about the world’s fourth largest religion. Below are some interesting aspects I thought you might like. See how many you [...]

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