Trinity’s Adult Ed Interfaith Series begins Jan. 6 for a better understanding of world beliefs. Everyone is welcome.
Jan 6       Zoroastrian
Good Thoughts, Good Words, and Good Deeds. What’s “Good” about them?
This presentation examines the ancient Iranian worldview as expressed through Zoroaster’s Songs (Gatha) and the calendar that was inspired by Zoroastrianism. The elements (water, air, earth), values, fire, and ideals mentioned in this calendar serve as a guide for building a progressive society.
Speaker: Dr. Khodadad Kaviani, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education, Central Washington University, in Seattle
Jan 13         Vedanta/Hinduism          
 The Bagavad Gita (The Song of God)        
Use of scriptures in Hinduism. Practical guidance from the “Gita” to help with difficulties of life. The goal of spiritual life. Bagavad Gita’s concepts of God. Surrender to God. Purification of the mind. Awakening to perfection.                                                                               
Speaker: Swami Brahmatmananda                          
Topavan Retreat Center, Stanwood, WA.