Sunday, February 28, 2021
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
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