Mon, Sep 12|
Hosted by Tse Chen Ling
Intro. to Buddhist Tantra
A seven part series for anyone with Buddhist Refuge who wishes to begin or deepen their Buddhist tantric practice. Tuesdays, September 12 - October 24, 2023 (6:00pm – 7:30pm PDT) (Seven sessions: September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24)
Time & Location
Sep 12, 2022, 6:00 PM
Hosted by Tse Chen Ling
About the event
Learn what tantra is, how it works, and why it is a powerful form of practice. Get a broad overview of the four classes of tantra and learn to practice simple Kriya tantric methods. Learn to integrate tantra with lam-rim meditation for optimal result. Recommended book: Introduction to Tantra: The Transformation of Desire by Lama Thubten Yeshe This is the thirteenth in a series of fourteen modules covering the complete Buddhist path to enlightenment. Students may join at any point in the cycle yet for this module it is helpful to have some background in Buddhism. Discovering Buddhism is designed for students who wish to deepen their understanding of fundamental Buddhist concepts. Each module includes teachings, meditations, readings, assessment questions, and practice. If you are working towards completing the Discovering Buddhism course, are simply interested in learning more about tantra, or are considering taking tantric initiations, this class will be incredibly beneficial for you!
About Ven. Lozang Yönten Venerable Lozang Yönten has been a nun since 2003, and a Buddhist since her teenage years. She moved to Australia and studied extensively under Gyurmé Khensur Rinpoche Geshe Tashi Tsering at Chenrezig Institute from 2002 to 2009 before moving to India to study at Thosamling Institute from 2010 to 2011. In 2012, she became a teacher with FPMT and has taught at many places around the world. She moved back to the USA in 2021. Since then she has been teaching at Maitripa College, as well as offering retreats and courses at Vajrapani Institute and Land of Medicine Buddha. She also has experience in hospice work, as well as a deep commitment to social justice and a love of animals.
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