Progressive Stages of Meditation on Emptiness - Nalandabodhi Seattle

Progressive Stages of Meditation on Emptiness

Sun., October 31, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

With Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyalsten

Sundays, October 17 & 31 and  November 21 – December 19

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific

Note: a change in schedule, no teaching on November 14

In his clear and insightful book, Progressive Stages of Meditation on Emptiness, Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche teaches the main schools of Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and their progressively more subtle and refined views of reality. In this series of eight Sunday classes, Lama Tenpa will discuss the different philosophical views described by Khenpo Rinpoche and present a means to realize these views through a series of meditation practices. The practices are progressive. When a practice is fully understood, it prepares the mind for the next stage of practice.

Live translation and recordings into Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, French and German will be offered, and available to registered participants for 4 weeks.


About Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen

Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen was born in Nepal and entered the monastery at age thirteen. In 1981, Lama Tenpa and Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche enrolled in the first class of Rumtek Monastery’s Karma Shri Nalanda Institute in Sikkim, India. Lama Tenpa completed his studies with an Acharya degree in 1991. Following his graduation, he taught Buddhist philosophy at the institute for two years. Under the guidance of Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso Rinpoche, he then entered a three-year retreat in Pullahari, Nepal.

From 1997 to 2004, Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen was the resident teacher at H.H. the 17th Karmapa’s Theksum Tashi Chöling Center in Hamburg, Germany. Since 1998, Lama Tenpa has also been one of the main teachers at Nitartha Institute. Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen is a professor of Buddhist studies and Tibetan language at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, and teaches regularly at Nalandabodhi centers around the world.

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Date/Time Date(s) - Sun., October 31, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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