The Three Vehicles of Buddhism with Gelong Thubten
When22 Jul 2017 to 23 Jul 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm
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WhoTeacher: Gelong Thubten
Anyone is welcome to attend this event!
Teachings on the three yanas, or vehicles, which are the three levels of training taught by Lord Buddha, and which are practiced as a unity in Tibetan Buddhism. There will be special instructions on how to deal with negative emotions through the methods presented in the different vehicles. Traditionally these are Hinayaya, the path of letting go, Mahayana, the path of transformation, and Vajrayana, the path of pure perception.
We will explore how the three yanas are practiced together in the Tibetan tradition, and there will be teachings on subjects such as renunciation and the Four Noble Truths, compassion and the Six Paramitas, and Buddha Nature and the visualisation of deities. There will also be teachings on the importance of lineage and following an authentic tradition under the guidance of one’s teachers.
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