Online Discovery Week - Resource Centre

Virtual DW - Schedule - 2021 - for webpa

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ZOOM LINK (ALL WEEK)

SUNDAY - INTRODUCTION

Useful to print this out prior to Sunday morning class (& fill out as we go).

Completed chart available

Summary of key points from Learning about Religions class.

Class recording has been uploaded

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MONDAY - HINDUISM

2 Young kids instruct us on Hindu home altars and rituals. Personal perspective on certain deities (3 mins).

Thorough explanation of a temple and the rituals within (10 mins).

Summary of key points from Hindu Class. Worth downloading ahead of time.

Additional information and context on Hinduism (optional).

Class recording has been uploaded.

Class recording has been uploaded.

TUESDAY - JUDAISM

Quick overview of the Mitzvot or "commandments" of Jewish law (& Jewish life) (3 mins).

A useful but unusual clip on bar and bat Mitzvah (even dong it a second time). I'll explain why I chose this in class (3 mins).

Snippet from the Greatest Musical of All Time. (6 mins - final minute is just credits).

Summary of key points from Judaism Class. Worth downloading ahead of time.

Additional information and context on Judaism (optional).

Class recording has been uploaded.

Class recording has been uploaded.

WEDNESDAY - BUDDHISM 

A video on Buddhist rituals in Thailand. (4 mins)

5 Tips on Meditation by a monk (3 mins)

Summary of key points from Buddhism Class. Worth downloading ahead of time. 

Additional information and context on Buddhism (optional).

Class recording has been uploaded.

Class recording has been uploaded.

 

(Our Buddhist Guide was unable to connect. Brian offered a class on Daoism in its place. Sorry for the inconvenience.)

THURSDAY - ISLAM 

Muslim women discuss the hijab or hair covering (4 mins)

Muslim women discuss the hijab at greater length (9 mins)

What happens inside a mosque for Friday prayer. Led by a non-Muslim. Very good description. (6 mins)

Muslim prayer postures explained by an imam. More personal perspective. (2 mins)

Summary of key points from Islam class. Worth downloading ahead of time.

Additional information and context on Islam (optional).

Class recording has been uploaded.

Class recording has been uploaded.

FRIDAY - FIRST NATIONS

News segment on Elder Little Brown Bear, our Guide for the afternoon interview (2 mins)

Native drumming & dancing. Turn the sound up and try to feel as if you are there. Traditions are not just beliefs; they are felt. (8 mins)

Summary of key points on First Nations presentation. Worth downloading ahead of time.

Additional information and context on Native Spirituality (optional).

Class recording has been uploaded.

Class recording has been uploaded.

OTHER

Some recommendations by Brian

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