Program for October 2012

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Program for October 2012

Evening Meditation Mon-Fri 8pm

Each weekday night at 8pm center members meet to perform our main practice, the Guru Yoga on the 16th Karmapa, together. The meditation is guided and can last anywhere from 20-40 minutes. All are welcome, there are no perquisites to participate, and there is no cost. A short introduction will be provided for all new friends.

Monthly Events:

Wednesday October 3rd at 8pm
Introduction to Diamond Way Buddhism – Thure Svane-Dupont
Wednesday October 10th at 8pm
Living Buddhism – Ryan Singer

Visiting Teacher: Khenpo Tsering Samdrup

Wednesday October 17th at 8pm
Buddha Nature, part I – Khenpo Tsering Samdrup

Thursday October 18th at 8pm
Buddha Nature, part II – Khenpo Tsering Samdrup

Khenpo Tsering Samdrup was born to a family of Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala, India. In his early teens Khenpo moved to Rumtek Monastery, the seat of the Karma Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism in Sikkim, India and began his spiritual training as a monk. Over the next 10 years Khenpo underwent a rigorous educational program where he studied all the major texts of Buddhist philosophy, Tibetan literature, grammar and history at Rumtek’s monks’ college – the Shri Nalanda Institute for Higher Buddhist Studies. In 1992, he was awarded the ‘Khenpo’ degree (equivalent to a PhD) and has been teaching the Dharma ever since.

Wednesday October 24th at 8pm
Karma, Cause and Effect – Tasso Kallianiotis
Wednesday October 31st at 8pm
Second Pillar of Buddhism: Meditation – Jonathan Bradley

Learn about events at the Northeast Retreat Center!

The Northeast Retreat Center
Modern self confident people value real experience over philosophical ideals. Buddha’s teachings offer practical, inspiring, and useful tools for transforming even our greatest disturbances into wisdom by pointing directly at our own enlightened nature. By applying the teachings correctly one can take advantage of every situation, even their bustling city lifestyle, to lead them down the path of freedom and enlightenment.

All events are offered free of charge unless otherwise noted. No prior knowledge of Buddhism is required and there are NO prerequisites for any center event.

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