Mind and Its Potential
Please note: This class was completed in 2017 and will probably next be offered in next round of Discovering Buddhism classes.
Discovering Buddhism: Mind and Its Potential
taught by Simon Harrison
Monday nights 7.30 – 9pm, June 12 – July 24, 2017 (7 weeks – extended by one week)
Excellent for all levels!
What is the Buddhist view of mind? What is the reality and potential of our mind? How does our mind relate to our daily experiences of happiness and suffering? What are some methods that we can use to transform negative thoughts and attitudes to create a more positive and joyous mind?
Everyone is welcome to this course.
Facility Fee $10 per session (Dharma Friend Monthly Contributors free)
Materials Fee $20
Simon Harrison, Discovering Buddhism Teacher
Registered FPMT Teacher
Simon met Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche 40 years ago. He has been trying to follow their instructions to ‘check up’ since. He reports he is still working on it. Simon has been involved with Dorje Chang Institute for 35 years. He is currently serving as the Chairman of the Trustees, and has served as a trustee for many years.
More Class Details
Each session will
1. Introduce simple placement and motivation
2. Review suggested reading from previous session (except first session)
3. Talk about the main topic for this week
5. A meditation
6. A reading assignment for next week
More about the Discovering Buddhism Series
Discovering Buddhism is a fourteen-module series that gives the student a solid foundation in the teachings and practice of Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism. Mind and Its Potential is the first module in the series. Developed by the FPMT, this series is both accessible for newer students and also very helpful for students who have already studied Buddhism for a while, but wish to have a more solid foundation. To read more about this FPMT program and what the topics of the fourteen modules are click here.
Join this new class, Mind and Its Potential. Explore the Buddha’s teachings, question, discuss and meditate. Everyone welcome!