Merton Remembered On Death Anniversary

It was 40 years ago this week that Thomas Merton died suddenly during a visit to Thailand. Merton, the Kentucky-based Trappist monk who became a best-selling author and social activist, was remembered Wednesday during a brief ceremony in downtown Louisville. Among the participants was Ann Walter from St. William Church, who says Merton would probably… Continue reading Merton Remembered On Death Anniversary

Tibetan Buddhist Teacher Speaks in Louisville

A leading Tibetan Buddhist teacher speaks at the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary tomorrow. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Tsoknyi Rinpoche teaches the Dzogchen practice of Buddishm, which promotes awareness thorough practiced meditation. He also studied under one of the teachers of the Catholic Monk Thomas Merton. The talk, entitled “Nature of Mind,” has been organized… Continue reading Tibetan Buddhist Teacher Speaks in Louisville