november, 2020

11nov18:0020:30Event OverWisdom of emptiness: 6 week courseEmptiness is the true nature of everything. But this does not mean that nothing exists. It means that everything arises in dependence upon other things, that nothing has its own essential nature. Not understanding emptiness is the root of all our suffering. This is module 12 of the Discovering Buddhism study program.


(Wednesday) 18:00 - 20:30


Yeshin Norbu

Roslagsgatan 62


Event Details

For English please see below

I denna modulen av Discovering Buddhism kommer du att trÀna upp din förmÄga att fÄ direkt insikt i tomhet, ett avgörande steg för att uppnÄ upplysning. LÀr dig stillhetsmeditation (shamatha) och olika sÀtt att meditera pÄ tomhet. Utforska metoder för att ackumulera meriter och rena hinder som stÄr ivÀg en för en direkt insikt i tomhetens natur.

  • Session 1: Introduktion och kĂ€llan till undervisningen
  • Session 2: Personlig identitet och att missuppfatta verkligheten
  • Session 3: Fyrpunktsanalysen
  • Session 4: Samberoende uppkomst
  • Session 5: Samberoende uppkomst (fortsĂ€ttning)
  • Session 6: En övning för hela livet

Meditationer i denna kurs

  • Meditation: ÖvergĂ„ng av medvetandet vid dödsögonblicken
  • Meditation pĂ„ ”jaget”
  • Meditation pĂ„ fyrpunktsanalysen
  • Meditation pĂ„ fyrpunktsanalysen av “jaget”
  • Meditation om alla fenomens avsaknad av essentiell natur

LĂ€s mer om programmet Discovering Buddhism

Kursdatum: 11 nov-16 dec (KurstillfÀllen: 11 nov, 18 nov, 25 nov, 2 dec, 9 dec, 16 dec)
Veckodag: Onsdagar
Tid: 18:00-20:00
SprÄk: Engelska
Plats: PÄ centret och online via Zoom. NÀr du köpt biljett fÄr du ett mail med lÀnken till Zoom-mötet.
Biljettpris: Minsta donation 780 kr.
Sista anmÀlningsdag: 9 nov
AnmĂ€lan/köpa biljett: Du registrerar dig pĂ„ kursen genom att köpa en biljett hĂ€r pĂ„ webbsidan, se “Tickets” nedan.


In this module of Discovering Buddhism you will enhance your ability to achieve direct insight into emptiness, a crucial step for the attainment of both liberation and enlightenment. Learn how to develop calm abiding (shamatha) and different ways to meditate on emptiness. Engage in practices for the accumulation of merit and the purification of obstacles to set the ground for gaining the realization of emptiness.

  • Session 1: Introduction and Lineage of the Teachings
  • Session 2: Personal Identity and Misknowing Reality
  • Session 3: The Four-Point Analysis
  • Session 4: Dependent Arising
  • Session 5: Dependent Arising (continued)
  • Session 6: A Lifetime Practice

Meditations in this course

  • Meditation: Transition of Awareness During Death
  • Meditation on the ‘I’
  • Meditation on the Four-Point Analysis
  • Meditation on the Four-Point Analysis of ‘I’
  • Meditation on the Selflessness of Phenomena

Read more about the Discovering Buddhism program

Practical information and how to register

Course dates: 11 Nov-16 Dec (Sessions: 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec, 16 Dec)
Weekday: Wednesdays
Time: 18:00-20:00
Language: English
Location: At the center and online via Zoom. When you have purchased a ticket you will receive an email with the link to the Zoom meeting.
Ticket price: Minimum donation 780 SEK
Last day of registration: 9 Nov
Registration/Buy ticket: You register for the course by purchasing a ticket here on the website, see “Tickets” below.

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Speakers for this event

  • Venerable Michael Yeshe

    Venerable Michael Yeshe

    Venerable Michael was born in London in 1966 to a Greek father and a Belgian mother. He was raised in Kopan Monastery in Nepal and has been a monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition since the age of 7. At age 13, he entered the Sera Jey Monastic University in South India where he spent the next 18 years studying Buddhist Philosophy. Since 1996, Ven Michael Yeshe has been invited to Buddhist centres in America, Singapore, Malaysia and Holland as a translator and teacher. For 11 years he was residing at the Tara Institute in Melbourne where he served as translator for Venerable Geshe Doga. During the autumn 2020 Venerable Michael is resident teacher at Yeshin Norbu and leads our courses and retreats connected to the Discovering Buddhism study program, Introduction to Buddhism, Introduction to Buddhist meditation, Buddhism in a nutshell, Meditation evening with Venerable Michael, We practice together and Nyung-nÀ retreat.