Category Archives: Path of Study

Milarepa, His Disciples, and the Yogic Tradition — April 13–15, 2018

There is no figure more revered by Tibetans than Milarepa, the great eleventh-century poet and saint. An ordinary man who, through sheer force of effort, faith, and perseverance, overcame nearly insurmountable obstacles on the spiritual path to achieve enlightenment in a single lifetime, he stands as an exemplar of what it is to lead a […]

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Hinayana: The Path of The Noble Ones — starting March 28, 2018

Buddhism is a journey into the depths of one’s heart and mind, the inner reality of one’s essence, an exploration of who we are and what we are. This spiritual journey is nothing more and nothing less than discovering this inner reality. — Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche  Wednesdays, March 28—July 18, 2018 7:00-8:30 PM Buddhism is not […]

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Book Group: Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s The Hundred Verses of Advice — starting March 5, 2018

Seeing the world with all the unspoiled simplicity of a young child, you are free from concepts of beauty and ugliness, good and evil, and no longer fall prey to conflicting tendencies driven by desire or repulsion. ― Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche,  from The Hundred Verses of Advice The Hundred Verses of Advice Tibetan Buddhist Teachings […]

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The Aspiration Prayer of Samantabhadra with Mitra Karl Brunnhölzl — January 12-14, 2018

The Aspiration Prayer of Samantabhadra Weekend teaching with Mitra Karl Brunnhölzl January 12—14, 2018 Friday, 7:00—8:30 pm Saturday, 10:00 am—4:00 pm Sunday, 10:00 am—12:00 noon The Aspiration Prayer of Samantabhadra, one of the most famous and oft-recited Dzogchen texts, is a uniquely profound prayer because it simultaneously takes place on two distinct levels and also serves […]

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The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa: A New Translation

Saturday evening talk & reception with Chris Stagg Powerful and deeply inspiring, there is no book more beloved by Tibetans than The Hundred Thousand Songs, and no figure more revered than Milarepa, the great eleventh-century poet and saint. An ordinary man who, through sheer force of effort, faith, and perseverance, overcame nearly insurmountable obstacles on […]

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