Discovering Buddhism: Developing Bodhicitta, the Courage of Compassion
with Ven. Lobsang Chokyi
Tuesdays, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
June 4 – July 2, 2013
Learn the methods to generate the powerful minds of loving kindness, compassion and bodhicitta. Bodhicitta, the wish to attain enlightenment for the benefit of others, is considered to be the heart of Buddha’s teachings. Without developing this brave mind, one cannot attain enlightenment itself. This class explores this mind and the technique to generate this mind called ‘Equalizing and Exchanging Self and Others’ by Master Shantideva.
Each class includes time for presentation, discussion and meditation. Clear instruction will be provided to enable students to develop the qualities of loving kindness and compassion, and to begin now to apply these teachings in very practical ways. Separate Practice Day to be held Tuesday July 16th to allow time for meditation and discussion.
Suggested donation: $15 per class or $50 for (5) classes if paid in full on first class. Your generous donations are essential for the continuation of programs like this. No one turned away due to lack of funds - please contact us to make arrangements.