october, 2020

06oct14:0015:30Event OverBookcircle Ethics for the New Millennium: 5 week course daytimeIn the book "Ethics for a New Millennium", the Dalai Lama describes an ethical system based on universal rather than religious principles, based on the basic assumption that our survival depends on the basic goodness of other people.


(Tuesday) 14:00 - 15:30


Yeshin Norbu

Roslagsgatan 62


Event Details

For English please see below

Lycka för alla individer oavsett om man har en religion eller inte, Ă€r mĂ„let med de gemensamma vĂ€rderingar – universell etik – som presenteras i boken. 

För att hantera utmaningarna i dagens och morgondagens komplexa samhÀlle och göra vÄra liv bÀttre behöver bÄde individer och samhÀllet i stort vÀrdesÀtta och agera utifrÄn dessa etiska principer.

Grunden för universell etik gÄs igenom och en detaljerad genomgÄng av dess komponenterna görs. Boken innehÄller ett kraftfullt recept för individuell lycka och lösningar till de utmaningar mÀnskligheten stÄr inför. 

Den hÀr boken Àr ett mÄste för alla som verkligen bryr sig om andra och planetens framtid.  

Bokcirkeln följer bokens struktur:

Session 1: Grunderna för Etik
Session 2: Etik och Individen, Del I
Session 3: Etik och Individen, Del II
Session 4: Etik och SamhÀllet, Del I
Session 5: Etik och SamhÀllet, Del II


Boken finns tillgĂ€nglig pĂ„ svenska och engelska i Yeshin Norbu’s bokhandel.

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Praktisk information och hur du registrerar dig

Kursdatum: 6 okt-10 nov (KurstillfÀllen: 6 okt, 13 okt, 20 okt, 3 nov, 10 nov. Obs! Ej 29 okt (höstlov))
Veckodag: Tisdagar
Tid: 14:00-15:30
SprÄk: Svenska eller engelska beroende pÄ deltagarna
Plats: Online via Zoom. NÀr du köpt biljett fÄr du ett mail med lÀnken till Zoom-mötet.
Biljettpris: Minsta donation 650 kr.
Sista anmÀlningsdag: 4 okt
AnmĂ€lan/köpa biljett: Du registrerar dig pĂ„ kursen genom att köpa en biljett hĂ€r pĂ„ webbsidan, se “Tickets” nedan.


Happiness for every individual irrespective of religious belief and for people without belief is the goal of the set of universal ethics presented in the book. 

To address the challenges of today’s and tomorrow’s complex society and make our lives better, individuals and society at large need to value and internalize these ethical principles.

We are taken through the underlying rationale and a thorough explanation of the key components of universal ethics. This book contains a powerful recipe for individual happiness and solutions to the challenges facing humankind. 

This book is a must read for every single one of us if we care deeply about each other and the future of the planet. 

The Bookcircle follows the structure of the book.

Session 1: The Foundation of Ethics
Session 2: Ethics and the Individual, Part I
Session 3: Ethics and the Individual, Part II
Session 4: Ethics and Society, Part I
Session 5: Ethics and Society, Part II

Read more about our book circles

Practical information and how to register

Course dates: 6 Oct-10 Nov (Sessions: 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov. Note! Not 29 Oct (autumn break)
Weekday: Tuesdays
Time: 14:00-15:30
Language: Swedish or English depending on the participants
Location: Online via Zoom. When you have purchased a ticket you will receive an email with the link to the Zoom meeting.
Ticket price: Minimum donation 650 SEK
Last day of registration: 4 okt
Registration/Buy ticket: You register for the course by purchasing a ticket here on the website, see “Tickets” below.

Ticket Section Title

“Minimum donation” covers the costs of having the centre open and running our program. In addition to the minimum donation, if you wish to support the centre or other participants who cannot afford paying, you can donate a larger amount. It is a great opportunity to practice generosity and benefit others. We offer a 20 percent discount on the “minimum donation” to retired, unemployed, and students. To use this discount, please add the course to the cart, click on Checkout, and in the box “Coupon code” type in “discount20” . When your order is completed, you will receive a confirmation email. Look in the junk mail folder if you purchased a ticket and haven’t received a confirmation email. Consider adding [email protected] to your safe senders’ list to be able to receive tickets and confirmation in your inbox.

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Speakers for this event

  • Per Bertilsson

    Per Bertilsson

    Per has had a long international career working for UN-agencies and other international organizations on developmental issues focusing on environmental and natural resources management and social development. He has lived and worked in many countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America for close to 30 years. In parallel with his professional career, Per has been a student of Buddhism and Buddhist history and art. He has a particular interest in the historical evolution of Buddhism. Per is committed to promoting secular ethics as an essential part of addressing the challenges of today’s society. Per leads our book circles and is the chairman of the board of Yeshin Norbu Non-profit organization.