Outside Event: Overcoming Difficulties in Daily Life

From September 20, 10:00 am until 11:30 am
All Levels Welcome
The teachings will be based on the following book: A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (link in description)

This class is being offered Outside and on Zoom:

Due to the increase of COVID 19 cases in CT,  and the desire to help in the preventaion of this horrible virus,  we will only be holding classes outside.  Guy Raymond has kindly offered to help us get internet outside so we can also stream via Zoom for those not able to travel or prefer to attend remotely.

If you are interested in attending in person for this outside class, please keep note the following:

-  Please register for this class so we know how many will attend.

-  We will not be setting up a tent, so please bring a chair to sit in and any coverings you would like (e.g. umbrella).

-  Please do not attend if you have had or been exposed to COVID 19 in the past 2 weeks or have any of the symptoms listed on the CDC website (e.g. fever)

-  Masks will be required during the teaching and when social distancing is not possible

-  Attendees will not be able to enter the temple or kitchen areas.  Bathroom access will be available via the downstairs back door

Overview:

Buddhism is a psychology of the mind, providing us methods to understand our emotions and how to change our bad habits and thoughts to be happy. Geshe Dhargey shows us how to apply Buddhist practice to overcome difficulties in daily life.  

Based on the A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s[1] Way of Life, a famous Mahāyāna Buddhist text written c. 700 AD in Sanskrit verse by Shantideva (Śāntideva), a Buddhist monk at Nālandā Monastic University in India.  Treasured by Buddhists of all traditions, The Way of the Bodhisattva (Bodhicharyavatara) is a guide to cultivating the mind of enlightenment and to generating the qualities of love, compassion, generosity, and patience. This text has been studied, practiced, and expounded upon in an unbroken tradition for centuries. Presented in the form of a personal meditation in verse, it outlines the path of the Bodhisattvas—those who renounce the peace of individual enlightenment and vow to work for the liberation of all beings and to attain buddhahood for their sake.

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Donations:

DNKL is dedicated to providing pure and authentic teachings of the Buddha in a beautiful, rural setting. According to our tradition, Dharma teachings are always free.

Since there is no endowment for the center, DNKL relies on contributions from our community and members to pay our bills, and enable us to continue to host regular and special activities.  Thank you for your ongoing generosity!

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