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The Venerable W.

Presented by The Arlington Center at The Arlington Center, MA

Oct 05 2019
The Venerable W.

The Dharma Film Series presents the local premiere of Barbet Schroeder’s acclaimed profile of the Buddhist monk who’s played a decisive role in the persecution and ethnic cleansing of Muslims in Myanmar

Hatred will never put an end to hatred. Only love can do that. This is the eternal law. A celebrated observation, attributed to the Buddha, helps to account for the high regard in which the West has long held Buddhism as a religion of peace, tolerance, and generosity. That its large religious community or sangha in Myanmar has played a decisive role in the persecution and ethnic cleansing of the 4% Muslim population who call themselves Rohingya is almost unthinkable. Even more shocking: the

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• all films presented at 7pm on the first or second Saturday of the month
• general admission at the door: $10/film, $60/series
• mental health professionals earning 2 CEs, $35/film at the door, $200/series (see details below)
• post-film discussions moderated by faculty of the Institute For Meditation & Psychotherapy and the Arlington Center
• free refreshments


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Free refreshments and post-film discussion with Charles Styron, PsyD, and Chip Hartranft


The Arlington Center

369 Mass Ave, MA


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