Schedule and Event Calendar

 

 

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AUGUST 2015

 

 

Guided Mediation

Sat 8/1, 8/15 at 2-3 pm

These meditation sessions are held twice a month on Saturday afternoon from 2 - 3 pm. The purpose of this class is to cultivate love and compassion through a short guided meditation. There will be an opportunity at the end of session for everyone to exchange and share their experiences. Everyone is welcome.

 

Four Noble Truths

Instructor: Geshe Jangchu

Sun 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23  at 2-4:30 pm (Tibetan/Chinese/English)

The Buddha's first teaching after his Enlightenment centered on the Four Noble Truths, which are the foundation of Buddhism. The truths are: the truth of suffering, the truth of the cause of suffering, the truth of cessation and the truth of the path that frees us from suffering.

 

To ensure that all students gain a firm understanding of this important subject, Geshe Janchu will teach this class in a discussion format with a focus on incorporating the teachings into our daily life.

 

Beginning Tibetan Grammar & Conversation (Prerequisite: knowledge of Tibetan alphabet and script)

Sun 8/2, 8/16, 8/23 at 5 - 6 pm

This class will focus on colloquial Tibetan with the goal of gaining the ability to speak basic Tibetan as it is used in everyday situations by learning colloquial Tibetan grammar and vocabulary.

 

The textbook for this class will be A Basic Grammar of Modern Spoken Tibetan by Tashi. A limited amount of used copies will be available for purchase from LCB. Class size will be limited to 10 students

 

Guru Puja with Tsog

8/9 (Sun) 4:45 – 6 pm

8/25 (Tue) 7:30 – 9 pm

Please join us for Guru Puja practice. Feel free to bring a tsog offering such as fruit, baked goods, or other individually wrapped edibles. For those students who do not have time to prepare offerings for Tsog, monetary offerings can be made for the Center to prepare on your behalf.

 

Vajarsattva mantra & Prostration

8/17 (Mon) 10am-11 am

 

Yamantaka Long Sadhana Practice (Prerequisite: Yamantaka initiation)

8/30 (Sunday) 2 – 3:45 pm

 

Living Yoga/Center Cleaning

8/30 (Sunday) 4 - 5:30 pm

 

 

 

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