Tuesdays, 6-7 pm, Introduction to Meditation This class presents meditation practice from a secular perspective, and explores how it might relate to various aspects of our conventional lives, while giving opportunities to interact with others just starting out also.
Thursdays, 6 – 7:30pm: Dharma Stream Video Series I Kyabgon Phakchok Rinpoche’s introduction to the view, practice, and activities of the Buddhist path. This class is highly recommended as an introduction to Buddhist meditation and to Phakchok Rinpoche’s teaching style. It is suitable for both new and experienced practitioners. Facilitated by Matthew Zalichin.
Fridays, 11am – 12:30pm: Selected Topics in Lineage and Devotion. Is a teacher necessary? What is the relationship between teachers and students? Is non-theistic devotion possible? We will explore these and other crucial Buddhist topics using Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s recent book, The Guru Drinks Burbon? as a primary source. Facilitated by Matthew Zalichin.
Sundays, 11am – 12:30pm: Dharma Stream Video Series III Kyabgon Phakchok Rinpoche’s teachings on Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation. Facilitated by Michael Friedman.