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Discovering Buddhism: Transforming Problems

Learn the disadvantages of self-cherishing and the advantages of cherishing others. Learn to employ the special techniques of mind training (lojong) to transform problems into happiness.


WHEN: 4 Thursdays, July 7–28, 6:30 – 9.00 pm (CET – Zurich)
WHERE: Online and Onsite
LEVEL:
 Beginner to Advanced
REGISTRATION: REGISTER HERE


A radical approach to the achievement of bodhichitta is to learn to greet problems with a happy mind. For the brave practitioner, this is the quickest method to eliminatethe obstacles to our development: our delusions. The various practices known in Tibetan as lojong, mind transformation, are studied in this module.

Schedule
6:30 pm Meditation
6:50 pm Break
7:00 pm Teaching by Ven. Robina
8:30 pm Discussions
8.50 pm Conclusion & Dedication
9.00 pm End

Discovering Buddhism is an FPMT study program aimed at giving Buddhist and non-Buddhist students a solid footing in the practice of Mahayana Buddhism. The program is not meant to be an academic study of Buddhism, it is meant to change our daily lives through experiential training in meditation and thought transformation.

About the Teacher

VRC 80x100 no backgroundVen. Robina Courtin, Australian-born, has a powerhouse personality and has been a Buddhist nun for nearly 40 years. Well known for her work with people in prisons, Ven. Robina’s life and work is the subject of the award-winning documentary ‘Chasing Buddha‘. She teaches full time around the world at the centers of her teachers’ organization, the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT). Read more


PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Cost: You would make us very happy by supporting us with a donation. Suggested donation is 0 – 30 CHF. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. You can donate online (via Paypal, Twint or E-Banking).

Language: English.

Level: Beginner to Advanced.

Registration: REGISTER HERE

Date

July 21, 2022

Time

18:30 - 21:00

Location

Lhagsam Tibetan Meditation
Gablerstrasse 51
Zurich, 8002 Switzerland

Website

https://lhagsam.ch/contact/

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