Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana - Courses I - V

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Date: Sunday, April 19, 2020
Sunday, February 28, 2021
Price per person: $399
Patron Price: $449
Price for Centers: $999
Price for Groups: $799
 
NOTE: This is the registration option for "Package discounts".
 
Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana - Courses I - V
with Acharyas Susan Chapman, Fleet Maull, John Rockwell, Judith Simmer-Brown, Dan Hessey, Dale Asrael, Suzann Duquette, Eric Spiegel, Eve Rosenthal and Shastri Loden Nyima.
 
A year-long series of courses, open to all, providing an in-depth exploration of the foundational Buddhist teachings of the Hinayana through the lens of the Shambhala terma teachings.
 
 
Each course will offer 2 live events and 4-5 pre-recorded talks, making it very easy to include in your schedule. (Live sessions will be recorded and available within the course.)
 
The Five-Course Schedule

April 19 - May 31: Course I - The First Noble Truth: Meeting Suffering with Maitri

June 14 - August 30: Course II - The Second Noble Truth: The Origin of Suffering, Part I - The Five Skandas

September 6 - October 31: Course III - The Second Noble Truth: The Origin of Suffering, Part II - The Wheel of Life; Karma; and the Twelve Nidanas

November 8 - December 30: Course IV - The Third Noble Truth: Freedom From Suffering

January 10 - February 28: Course V - The Fourth Noble Truth: The Path of Shila, Samadhi, and Prajna

Course I Overview

April 19 - May 31 with Acharyas Susan Chapman and Fleet Maull

Class 1 (live session April 19): Introduction to the First Noble Truth and Mindfulness of Body at the following times: 10:00am Pacific / 11:00am Mountain / 12:00pm Central / 1:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Atlantic / 18:00 UK / 19:00 Central Europe

Class 2: The Four Marks of Existence: Impermanence (annica) - Pre-recorded

Class 3: The Four Marks of Existence: Suffering (dukkha) - Pre-recorded

Class 4: The Four Marks of Existence: Egolessness (anata) - Pre-recorded

Class 5: The Four Marks of Existence: Peace (nibana) Pre-recorded

Class 6: Discussion on Zoom with both teachers (Live session May 31)

NOTE: Live sessions will be recorded and available within the course.

Click here to access the reading list for the course.

Suggested readings will use the following texts: (Those marked with an asterisk would be most useful to acquire.)

* The Path of Individual Liberation (The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma, Volume One), by Chögyam Trungpa

* Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, by Chögyam Trungpa

The Heart of the Buddha, by Chögyam Trungpa

The Myth of Freedom, by Chögyam Trungpa

Ruling Your World, by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Registration Options for the Five-Course "Package Discounts"

  • Individuals: $399. (Save $346 off individual course price of $149 each!)
  • Patrons: $449. (Save $546 off individual course price of $199 each!)
  • Centers: $999. (Save $996 off individual course price of $399 each!)
  • Groups: $799. (Save $696 off individual course price of $299 each!)

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