Ahimsa, a Sanskrit word meaning “non-injury”, is a central tenant in Jainism, Buddhism, and many strands of Hinduism. Often reduced to vegetarianism or pacifism, or both, the doctrine of Ahimsa is wider and deeper than these most obvious examples. It is a way of living to reduce the amount of violence in your heart and actions. We’ll explore what a life devoted to non-injury might mean in our time, when “injury” is so common.
Don’t forget to set your clocks an hour back Saturday, November 6 night!