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Buddhism in a nutshell: 5 week course or drop-in

09feb19:3021:00Buddhism in a nutshell: 5 week course or drop-inThis is an interactive course where you will together with like-minded people explore the Buddhist path- is it science, religion or way of life? The course is led by Venerable Dechen who is a graduate of the Basic Programme and student of the current Masters Programme at Institute of Lama Tsong Khapa in Italy. She is a former elder of the online Buddhism in a Nutshell and Meditation 101 programmes.

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(Onsdag) 19:30 - 21:00(GMT-11:00)

Information om evenemang

Buddhism in a Nutshell is an FPMT introductory course that provides an overview of Buddhism in general and Buddhism in the Tibetan tradition in particular. It is suitable for people encountering Buddhism for the first time, as well as for people who have heard or read some Buddhist teachings but would like a more structured approach to understanding the path to enlightenment as taught by Shakyamuni Buddha.

Each session consists of teachings, discussions, and short guided meditations suitable for beginners.

You can join the whole course or drop-in sessions.

Session 1 Welcome and Introduction, the Buddha and his teachings

Brief meditation & motivation

What is Buddhism?

The Buddhist approach, importance of logic and reasoning in Buddhism, the potential we have

Group discussion

Scanning meditation and motivation

Who was the Buddha

The first teaching – the four noble truths

Group discussion

Session 2 The 4 Noble Truths

Meditation counting the breath and motivation

Detailed look at the 4 Noble Truths

Antidote to cause of suffering puts stop to result of suffering

Group discussion

Session 3 Understanding the mind

Gratitude meditation and motivation, mind like sky meditation

Explanation of mind – characteristics, how and why it can be developed

Explanation of meditation

A closer look at consciousness – difference between mind and body

Group discussion

Session 4 The three jewels & refuge

Meditation – interdependence, gratitude and the purpose of life motivation

The purpose of life

The role of ethics and view

Three jewels & refuge based on faith

Group discussion

Session 5 Lamrim and putting teachings into practice

Meditation and motivation

The path – Lamrim

Group discussion

Meditation and motivation

Putting teachings into practice in daily life

What progress looks

Working with difficult emotions

Next steps

Q & A

Practical information and how to register

Course dates: February 9 – March 9
Weekday: Wednesdays
Time: 19:30-21:00
Language: English
Location: This course is offered online only. When you have purchased a ticket you will receive an email with the link to the Zoom meeting.
Donation: Full course 600 SEK / Drop-in 140 SEK
Last day of registration: February 4
Registration/Buy ticket: You register for the course by purchasing a ticket here on the website, see “Tickets” below.

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Biljetter

We offer a 20 percent discount on the “minimum donation” to retired, unemployed, and students. To use this discount, please add the course to the cart, click on Checkout, and in the box “Coupon code” type in “discount20” . When your order is completed, you will receive a confirmation email. Look in the junk mail folder if you purchased a ticket and haven’t received a confirmation email. Consider adding [email protected] to your safe senders’ list to be able to receive tickets and confirmation in your inbox.

Biljetter är inte tillgängliga för försäljning längre för detta event!

Talare på detta event

  • Venerable Thubten Dechen

    Venerable Thubten Dechen

    Venerable Dechen is a graduate of the Basic Programme and student of the current Masters Programme at Institute of Lama Tsong Khapa in Italy. She is a former elder of the online Buddhism in a Nutshell and Meditation 101 programmes. She ordained with Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 2017 and is currently working to put the teachings she has received into practice.

Detta är en upprepande händelse

Buddhism in a nutshell: 5 week course or drop-in

09feb19:3021:00Buddhism in a nutshell: 5 week course or drop-inThis is an interactive course where you will together with like-minded people explore the Buddhist path- is it science, religion or way of life? The course is led by Venerable Dechen who is a graduate of the Basic Programme and student of the current Masters Programme at Institute of Lama Tsong Khapa in Italy. She is a former elder of the online Buddhism in a Nutshell and Meditation 101 programmes.

Tid

(Onsdag) 19:30 - 21:00(GMT-11:00)

Information om evenemang

Buddhism in a Nutshell is an FPMT introductory course that provides an overview of Buddhism in general and Buddhism in the Tibetan tradition in particular. It is suitable for people encountering Buddhism for the first time, as well as for people who have heard or read some Buddhist teachings but would like a more structured approach to understanding the path to enlightenment as taught by Shakyamuni Buddha.

Each session consists of teachings, discussions, and short guided meditations suitable for beginners.

You can join the whole course or drop-in sessions.

Session 1 Welcome and Introduction, the Buddha and his teachings

Brief meditation & motivation

What is Buddhism?

The Buddhist approach, importance of logic and reasoning in Buddhism, the potential we have

Group discussion

Scanning meditation and motivation

Who was the Buddha

The first teaching – the four noble truths

Group discussion

Session 2 The 4 Noble Truths

Meditation counting the breath and motivation

Detailed look at the 4 Noble Truths

Antidote to cause of suffering puts stop to result of suffering

Group discussion

Session 3 Understanding the mind

Gratitude meditation and motivation, mind like sky meditation

Explanation of mind – characteristics, how and why it can be developed

Explanation of meditation

A closer look at consciousness – difference between mind and body

Group discussion

Session 4 The three jewels & refuge

Meditation – interdependence, gratitude and the purpose of life motivation

The purpose of life

The role of ethics and view

Three jewels & refuge based on faith

Group discussion

Session 5 Lamrim and putting teachings into practice

Meditation and motivation

The path – Lamrim

Group discussion

Meditation and motivation

Putting teachings into practice in daily life

What progress looks

Working with difficult emotions

Next steps

Q & A

Practical information and how to register

Course dates: February 9 – March 9
Weekday: Wednesdays
Time: 19:30-21:00
Language: English
Location: This course is offered online only. When you have purchased a ticket you will receive an email with the link to the Zoom meeting.
Donation: Full course 600 SEK / Drop-in 140 SEK
Last day of registration: February 4
Registration/Buy ticket: You register for the course by purchasing a ticket here on the website, see “Tickets” below.

Mer

Biljetter

We offer a 20 percent discount on the “minimum donation” to retired, unemployed, and students. To use this discount, please add the course to the cart, click on Checkout, and in the box “Coupon code” type in “discount20” . When your order is completed, you will receive a confirmation email. Look in the junk mail folder if you purchased a ticket and haven’t received a confirmation email. Consider adding [email protected] to your safe senders’ list to be able to receive tickets and confirmation in your inbox.

Biljetter är inte tillgängliga för försäljning längre för detta event!

Talare på detta event

  • Venerable Thubten Dechen

    Venerable Thubten Dechen

    Venerable Dechen is a graduate of the Basic Programme and student of the current Masters Programme at Institute of Lama Tsong Khapa in Italy. She is a former elder of the online Buddhism in a Nutshell and Meditation 101 programmes. She ordained with Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 2017 and is currently working to put the teachings she has received into practice.