Buddhism Study & Practice
Events are offered FREE at no charge. Donations are gratefully accepted.
Schedule is subject to change, and will be updated here >CALENDAR.
We practice the Buddhist path in the Gelugpa lineage known as "Lam Rim". Every workshop, event or meditation session is aligned with this format, which is presented in three levels in this traditional order:
• Reliance on a Spiritual Guide
• Our Precious Human Life
• Death and Impermanence
• Refuge in the Three Jewels
• Karma: Actions and Effects
Middle Scope Topics
• The Four Noble Truths
• General Suffering of Samsara
• The Specific Sufferings of Samsara
• 12 Links of Dependent Origination
Highest Level Topics
• Developing Equanimity
• Seeing All Beings as One's Mother
• Recalling The Kindness of Mothers
• The Kindness of All Others
• Equalizing Self and Other
• Exchanging Self and Other
• Tonglen: Taking and Giving
• Great Compassion & Bodhichitta
• Tranquil Abiding Mind
• Emptiness of Phenomena
• Selflessness of Persons
• Loving Kindness Meditation
>LEARN MORE ABOUT LAM RIM
Starts Saturday Jan 4 – Feb 5, 2020
Buddhism Teachings with Geshe Nima
Geshe Lobsang Nima was born in Kham, Tibet. He started his Buddhist studies and practices at Gaden Dhondup Ling monastery when he was thirteen years old. In 1992, he escaped from Chinese-occupied Tibet and joined Drepung Loseling monastery in India to pursue his Buddhist studies.
In 2010, he joined Gelgupa University and underwent all examinations to achieve his Geshe Lharampa doctoral degree in Buddhist philosophy. He was awarded his Geshe Lharampa degree by His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Drepung Monastic University in 2015. He was selected to attend advanced tantric studies at Gyuto Tantric College in Dharamsala, India.
In addition, Geshe Nima has served the monastic community in a variety of positions. He taught both undergraduate and graduate students at Drepung Loseling Monastic University. He also served as secretary of Drepung Loseling Educational Fund and editor of the Drepung Loseling monastic university journal. He is currently the Principal of the monastery's academic school.
FIVE WEEKENDS in 2020*
The Buddhist Path
FIVE WEDNESDAYS in 2020*
How to Practice
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