Presenting the Path
FPMT Discovering Buddhism Series Module:
Presenting the Path
taught by Simon Harrison
Monday nights 7.30 – 9pm, 12 April – 21 June (no class on Queen’s Birthday) 10 weeks + 1 Retreat Day on Saturday, 26 June 10am – 4pm
Excellent for all levels!
Get an overview of the entire Tibetan Buddhist path to awakening. Hear about the life story of the Buddha and study the basic teachings of Buddhism. Discover the unique system for putting Buddhist philosophy into practice contained in the lam-rim, or “graduated path to enlightenment.”
Facility Fee: $10 per class (Dharma Friend Monthly Contributors are free)
Materials and Admin Support Fee: $20 Printed Reading Packet and Weekly Handouts OR $15 Digital Reading Packet and Printed Weekly Handouts
Retreat Day Facility Fee: $30 Please bring a vegetarian dish to share for the potluck lunch. (Dharma Friend Monthly Contributors $20 Please bring a vegetarian dish to share for the potluck lunch.)
Everyone is welcome to this course. Please register.
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. 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, Presenting the Path. Explore the Buddha’s teachings, question, discuss and meditate. Everyone welcome!