Monday, January 15, 2018
The Three Jewels and the Refuge Vow
This program is an overview as well as preparation for the Refuge Vow. Your registration for this program includes recorded classes, a discussion forum, and a live online meeting with Acharya Mathias Pongracz.
About the Teacher
Acharya Mathias Pongracz has studied and practiced under Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche for more than 25 years. He also studied closely with Kobun Chino Roshi from 1992 until his paranirvana in 2002.
Mathias is also a qualified and experienced teacher for "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction" (MBSR). He was a television reporter for the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, and is also the former Director of Shambhala Training at the Shambhala Centre of Vienna.
In 2005 Mathias was appointed Acharya, or senior teacher, by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. From 2006 - 2011 he was the Acharya-in-residence at Dechen Chöling.
Currently, Mathias lives in Vienna, teaching courses around Europe on meditation, MBSR and Shambhala Buddhism.
Registration Fee. $40 (USD) for individuals, $120 Centers and $90 Groups. You may request a discount before you register by clicking on the "Request a discount" link below. You will then receive a coupon code to use at check-out.