Event Series Meditation for Beginners

CANCELLED: Meditation for Beginners

DNKL or Zoom 30 Putnam Park Road, Redding, CT, United States

OVERVIEW: This class will be a balance between instruction and practice on meditation. It is designed for those who are inspired to learn about and practice meditation. Participants will be guided through several different types of meditations. We will discuss how to overcome some of the problems that commonly arise during meditation. There will be…

Event Series Sadhana Practice

Sadhana Practice

DNKL or Zoom 30 Putnam Park Road, Redding, CT, United States

OVERVIEW: Tantra is the swift path to enlightenment. When done correctly, it gives rise to joy and clear self-discovery. While most of the time we do our daily sadhana practice alone, there is a special positive energy that arises when we come together and practice in a group.  In these half-day sessions, we will do…

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Overcoming Difficulties in Daily Life

DNKL or Zoom 30 Putnam Park Road, Redding, CT, United States

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 teachings "The Wheel of Sharp Weapons" by Dharmarakshita, a ninth-century…

Lamrim: The Gradual Path to Enlightenment

DNKL or Zoom 30 Putnam Park Road, Redding, CT, United States

Overview: The Great Stages of the Path to Enlightenment Je Tsongkhapa's Lam-Rim Chen Mo or The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path is one of the most renowned Tibetan Buddhist classics. The work falls into the Lam Rim genre which stemmed from the Kadampa school of Tibetan Buddhism. Its main structure is based…

Event Series Meditation for Beginners

Meditation for Beginners

DNKL or Zoom 30 Putnam Park Road, Redding, CT, United States

OVERVIEW: This class will be a balance between instruction and practice on meditation. It is designed for those who are inspired to learn about and practice meditation. Participants will be guided through several different types of meditations. We will discuss how to overcome some of the problems that commonly arise during meditation. There will be…

A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life – Chapter 9

DNKL or Zoom 30 Putnam Park Road, Redding, CT, United States

OVERVIEW: We will continue reviewing Chapter 9 of the A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s 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…

Overcoming Difficulties in Daily Life

DNKL or Zoom 30 Putnam Park Road, Redding, CT, United States

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 teachings "The Wheel of Sharp Weapons" by Dharmarakshita, a ninth-century…

Lamrim & Six Preliminaries Puja

DNKL or Zoom 30 Putnam Park Road, Redding, CT, United States

Overview: The Great Stages of the Path to Enlightenment Je Tsongkhapa's Lam-Rim Chen Mo or The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path is one of the most renowned Tibetan Buddhist classics. The work falls into the Lam Rim genre which stemmed from the Kadampa school of Tibetan Buddhism. Its main structure is based…

Event Series Meditation for Beginners

Meditation for Beginners

DNKL or Zoom 30 Putnam Park Road, Redding, CT, United States

OVERVIEW: This class will be a balance between instruction and practice on meditation. It is designed for those who are inspired to learn about and practice meditation. Participants will be guided through several different types of meditations. We will discuss how to overcome some of the problems that commonly arise during meditation. There will be…

Event Series Long Life Prayer

Long Life Prayer

DNKL or Zoom 30 Putnam Park Road, Redding, CT, United States

May the glorious lamas live long. May happiness and well-being arise for all sentient beings, present throughout space. May I and all beings without exception, having gathered the two accumulations and purified the two obscurations, be swiftly established in the state of Buddhahood. OVERVIEW: As we wish for the above, we are organizing Long Life…

Overcoming Difficulties in Daily Life

DNKL or Zoom 30 Putnam Park Road, Redding, CT, United States

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 teachings "The Wheel of Sharp Weapons" by Dharmarakshita, a ninth-century…

CHOKHOR DUCHEN (FIRST TURNING OF THE WHEEL OF DHARMA)

DNKL or Zoom 30 Putnam Park Road, Redding, CT, United States

OVERVIEW: The First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma (in Tibet referred to as Chokhor Duchen) is an important holiday in which we honor the day that the Buddha Shakyamuni first taught the four noble truths in Sarnath, India, and first turned the wheel of the dharma after attaining enlightenment. Join us at DNKL for…