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  • "Violence, Loss and Emotional Healing: A Buddhist Perspective," March 13 At Adath Israel

    "It is far better to light a candle than to curse the darkness."

    —HH Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

    The first of the Four Noble Truths taught by the historical Buddha affirmed the reality of human suffering. The Buddha went on to outline a methodology for transforming negative emotions of anger, despair, and helplessness into a path of active compassion toward oneself and others.