Spiritual Authority: Its Abuses and Uses
Location: Rubin Museum
Date: Wednesday, March 20th 7pm-8:30pm
The scandals rocking the world’s religions—including Buddhism—can make us question the very nature of spiritual authority: What purpose does it serve? How can we stop its abuses?
Join us for a provocative discussion of this timely and important issue. Leading Buddhist teachers join in conversation with psychoanalyst Pilar Jennings to break down the benefits and pitfalls of the teacher-student relationship and offer new models for the future.