Writer to Discuss Buddhism in Russia

Lecture set for May 22 at Chuang Yen

The writer Nikolai Burlakoff will discuss the long history of Buddhism in Russia at the Chuang Yen Monastery at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 22. Burlakoff, who is writing a book on the subject, will discuss Buddhism among indigenous peoples and its role in Russian scholarship, philosophy, politics and literature, and the formation of neo-Buddhist movements.

The lecture will take place in the Woo Ju Memorial Library. The monastery is located at 2020 Route 301 in Carmel. The talk is free but donations are welcome. For more information, call 845-255-1819.

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