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Discovering Buddhism: Establishing a Daily Practice
September 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - September 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
About the Module
In this module you will learn how to meditate at home, in order to continuously develop your human potential and live with a peaceful mind in daily life. It starts with the 6 preliminary practices and is based on A Daily Meditation Practice – How to Meditate on the Graded Path to Enlightenment, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
Is this for me?
Anyone can attend! But you’ll get the most benefit if you have a basic knowledge of Buddhism, or if you have attended previous Discovering Buddhism modules.
What can I expect?
Instructions on how to develop a consistent daily practice to suit those with a busy modern life, including those juggling work and family life.
Saturday 19 September
- 10:00 – 11:30 | Session 1
- 12:00 – 13:00 | Session 2
- 14:30 – 15:30 | Session 3
Sunday 20 September
- 10:00 – 11:30 | Session 4
- 12:00 – 13:00 | Session 5
About Geshe Namdak
Our Resident Teacher, Geshe Tenzin Namdak, was given full ordination by HH Dalai Lama and completed the twenty-year-long Geshe degree. A Dutch citizen who teaches in English, he’s known for his warm, gentle and inclusive style.
About the Course
Discovering Buddhism is a three-year programme in entry-level Buddhist philosophy and practice, with certification. It was specifically created to reflect FPMT wisdom culture and as such is considered a key FPMT program for preserving the teaching and practice lineage of Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Participants will experience a taste of the Buddha’s teachings, get acquainted with some meditation practices, and gain the skills they need to make their lives more meaningful.
No one will be turned away because of lack of funds. If the existing tier options are not accessible for you, please email [email protected] to request additional financial support. Everyone is welcome, regardless of what you can pay. We want to help find a pricing plan that is workable for your situation.