Events

World Peace and the Ecological Crisis: A Buddhist Wisdom


Dharma Talk By Korean Buddhist Seon Master Jinje, With Response By The Reverend Fletcher Harper

October 4, 2012

1:00-2:30 p.m.

Church Center for the United Nations
777 United Nations Plaza (44th Street and First Avenue)
New York City, NY, USA


Seon Master Jinje, Supreme Patriarch of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, will speak on Thursday, October 4, on "World Peace and the Ecological Crisis: A Buddhist Wisdom," with a response by the Reverend Fletcher Harper, Executive Director of GreenFaith. The event will take place from 1:00-2:30 p.m. at the Church Center for the United Nations, 777 United Nations Plaza (44th Street and First Avenue). A light lunch will be provided. The program is co-sponsored by the Interfaith Center of New York and the Temple of Understanding. It is part of the ongoing programs of the Interfaith Consortium for an Ecological Civilization, coordinated by the Temple of Understanding.  Admission is free, but in order to reserve a seat, please RSVP by October 1, by e-mail to (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or leave a message at 201-988-0798.
 
Master Jinje Sunim was born in 1934 and entered monastic life at the age of nineteen. He received Dharma transmission from Master Haynggok in 1967. In 2011 he was appointed the Supreme Patriarch of the Jogye Order, Korea's largest Buddhist group and part of the tradition centering on meditation known as Ganhwa Seon in Korea, Ch'an in China and Zen in Japan and the West.
 
The Reverend Fletcher Harper is an Episcopal priest and the Executive Director of GreenFaith. He is an award-winning spiritual writer and nationally recognized preacher on the environment.