Schedule and Event Calendar

 

 

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October 2016

 

 

Presentation of Tenets

Tenzin Chophel Rinpoche

Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 (Sundays) 4:45-6:30 pm

Watch online on www.livestream.com/lcb


Based on the idea that the Buddha taught different things to different people according to their capacities, Tibetan scholars systematized the numerous trends in Indian Buddhist thought into four schools of Tenets. Each system is seen as a stepping stone to the next, thus providing a gradual approach to the most profound philosophical teachings.


Chophel Rinpoche will teach from the Presentation of Tenets, composed by the renowned scholar and yogi, Jetsün Chökyi Gyaltsen. It is a concise and accessible introduction to the four main schools of Buddhist tenets giving an overview of the assertions on minds, objects, selflessness, and the nature of attainment within each of the schools. From the coarsest view of the Great Exposition, we will move through increasingly subtle views until we arrive at the most subtle one: that of the Middle Way Consequence School (Madhyamika Prasangika).


 

Yamantaka Discussion

Oct. 30 (Sundays) 2-3:30 pm

 

A study/discussion of Khensur Rinpoche's new book, "The Two Stages of Glorious Solitary Hero, Vajrabhairava," which covers all the essential points of Yamantaka practice. Please bring your own copy of the book.

 

Note: these study/discussions are open only to those who have received the Yamantaka empowerment previously.

 

Yamantaka Sadhna

Oct. 30 (Sundays) 3:45 - 5:30 PM

 

Monthly Center Cleaning - Living Yoga

Oct. 16 (Sunday) 3 - 4:30 PM

 

Guru Puja with Tsog

Oct. 11 (Tue) 7:30 - 9 PM

Oct. 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.

 

 

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