Hinayana View Course Starts January 21

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6 Tuesday evenings January 21 to February 25 2020
7:00 to 8:30 pm

With
Scott Wellenbach and Katherine Munro

The Hinayana, also known as the “foundational vehicle,” is the basis of entering the path as taught in the Vajrayana Buddhist traditions. The teachings of the Hinayana represent the most fundamental instructions of the Buddha, which are central to everything that follows. Hinayana studies, therefore, are basic to any training in Buddhism

In this stage of study and contemplation, we take a courageous look at our personal unease and suffering, as well as our comfort and happiness. By working with these experiences, we learn how to step away from confusion and toward truly helping ourselves and others. You will learn the main elements of the Hinayana view, through a detailed examination of the building blocks of the Buddhist science of mind.

Place:         Nalandabodhi Halifax, 6218 Quinpool Rd., Halifax, NS (above Trinity Jewellers)

Dates:            Tuesday January 21 – Tuesday February 25, 2020

Schedule:      7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Cost:              $40.00 (or what you can afford, no one turned away) + $15 for the text (covers the cost of printing) - total cost: $55.00

Each class will include meditation instruction and meditation. Key concepts will be presented and discussed. Curiosity and questions welcome!

Registration:

PLEASE REGISTER BEFORE JANUARY 21 AT: halifax@nalandabodhi.ca

Scott Wellenbach
Scott has been a Tibetan Buddhist translator with the Nalanda Translation Committee under the guidance of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche for almost 40 years. He is a faculty member of Nitartha Institute (https://www.nitarthainstitute.org) and part of its leadership since its founding in 1996.

Katherine Munro
Katherine is originally from St. John’s, Nfld and has been a practicing Buddhist since 1993. She is a certified meditation instructor and has a dedicated daily practice. Katherine has been a student of various teachers in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition including Ponlop Rinpoche since 2007.

taraTea With Tara

Tara is a bodhisattva of compassion. Tara accomplishes limitless activities for the benefit of sentient beings, and the practice of Tara helps us pacify fears and other obstacles, including illness, for ourselves and others. Following Tara practice of mantras, meditation and songs, we will celebrate our fellowship with tea and goodies. Practice dates this winter are:
Saturday Jan. 11, Feb. 8 and Mar. 7.  
We meet from 3-5 pm. Everyone Welcome.

 

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