37 practices for a Bodhisattva – Weekend in Stockholm

  • October 5th, 2019 - October 6th, 2019
    7:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The 6 months course consists of two weekends and six video conferences. You will be invited to a closed Facebook group where we can discuss and ask questions.
The teaching will be given in English and are suitable for beginners and experienced students.
Reflections on Silver River by Ken Mcleod
Two weekends
Weekend 2: 2020, to be announced soon
Saturday 10:00-17:00
Sunday 10:00-14.00
6 Online Meetings
Sundays 19.30-21.00
27th October, 10th November, 1st December, 12th January, 2nd and 16th February
This weekend course can be taken separately or as a part of the 6 months course “Bodhisattva Training for Rebels” (online sessions are paid for separately) which is based on the text “The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva” by the 10th century Tibetan master Tokme Zongpo. This text is one of the most revered and loved texts in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. It describes the practices and attitudes of the awakening rebel who wants to heal, grow up and wake up for the benefit of All.
Finding an authentic way to relate to traditional Buddhist practices and texts can be difficult for us in the west. The texts are incredibly powerful, but being from a different cultural context from where the practices originated, makes it difficult to move beyond intellectual understanding and perfunctory repetition towards allowing them to touch our hearts and transform our lives as they are meant to.
For those who are on the Buddhist path, finding ways to work authentically and intimately with practices and texts is very important otherwise much of our study and practice can remain disappointingly superficial. In this course, we will explore how to bring the wisdom of this text into our life and relationships.
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