Monday Night Class ~ Nikaya Buddhism - Part 2: The First Teachings of the Buddha

with Shastri Jason Ruvelson

March 12th—April 9th

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  • $60 Program Price
  • $75 Patron Price
Room: Main Shrineroom

The 1999 Seminary Transcripts – Teachings from the Sutra Tradition ~ Book 2 will be used as the basis for study for the class.  These teachings were given by the Sakyong at the nineteenth Vajradhatu Seminary, part of an eleven-week training period of intensive meditation and study, held at Rocky Mountain Dharma Center (now Shambhala Mountain Center), Red Feather Lakes, Colorado, in the summer of 1999. Six talks include:

  • Introduction to Shamatha
  • The Nine Stages of Shamatha
  • The Five Skandhas
  • The Bodhisattva Vow
  • Consciousness: The Fifth Skandha
  • Emptiness

Link to Kalapa Media where the text can be purchased:

http://www.kalapamedia.org/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=BSE168