Sources: Teachings of Dharmic, Indic and Taoist traditions which influenced early Transcendentalists

In the early 1800s, translations from the traditions of India and East Asia were filtering through Europe and across the Atlantic where they inspired our Transcendentalist ancestors, especially Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. We’ll spend time reflecting on teachings from these traditions, their impact on the Transcendentalists, and their continued influence on Unitarian Universalism.