Schedule of 2018 Teachings & Events
Teachings and events are open to individuals interested in studying and practicing authentic Tibetan Buddhism. The Center is hosted on the property of a founding supporter, a few miles north of 1604. Events are offered FREE at no charge, although donations are gratefully accepted to support teachers and programs. (Schedule is subject to change, and will be updated here.)
SATURDAYS at 3:00 pm
Guided sessions for training the mind to develop single-pointed calm abiding.
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm • Free-of-charge
Saturday meditation training will be a time to work toward developing a stable practice that grows deeper over time. Led by senior students of Geshe Drakpa and Lama Passang, according to their instructions.
"Lam Rim" (Stages of the Path to Enlightenment) topics will be included in our gatherings. Each week, a specific stage will be covered, in the order that they are said to be achieved on the way to enlightenment.
SUNDAYS at 11:00 am
Morning Service & Tea
Traditional prayers, mantras, meditation, and teaching about the path to enlightenment.
11:00 am - 1:00 pm • Free-of-charge
Sunday dialog will be an informal gathering with meditation, discussion, Q & A, and personal sharing on topics related to the Tibetan Buddhist path. Tea will be served in the Tibetan Tea Garden, weather permitting.
"Lam Rim" Stages of the Path Topics
The Lam Rim stages are listed below, and we plan to cover them as follows:
• Reliance of Spiritual Guides
• Our Precious Human Life
• Death and Impermanence
• Refuge in the Three Jewels
• Karma: Actions and Effects
• General Suffering of Samsara
• The Specific Sufferings of Samsara
• 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
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VEN. ROBINA COURTIN
Feb 7 & 8, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Venerable Robina will explain "The Four Noble Truths" in fresh, practical terms.
Register Early • Space is limited
Feb 7, Part 1 --
What Is the Root of My Problems?
Feb 8, Part 2 —
Can I Find Lasting Happiness?
Please arrive at 5 pm for 5:30 teaching. Dinner provided at approximately 6:30 pm
"The Four Noble Truths" was Buddha's first teaching about the root cause of our unhappiness, and the path that results in lasting happiness. Issues such as karma and reincarnation will be covered. Although it's not required to attend both dates, taken together Buddha's entire teaching will be covered. Each session includes the teaching and discussion, with a light dinner provided.
> ABOUT VEN ROBINA
Dec 2017/Jan 2018
Tibetan Buddhism Center for World Peace events are held at
759 W Oak Estates Drive, San Antonio, TX 78260
NOTE: The Center is located on the property of a private residence and open to visitors
for scheduled events as shown here. Call if you'd like to visit at another time.