- Shambhala Meditation Center of Albany
- Albany, NY, USA
- Sep 11, 2017 - Aug 20, 2018 (344 days)
- $100 Patron Fee, $50 Program Fee
About This Event
The third volume, The Tantric Path of Indestructible Wakefulness, presents the vajrayana teachings of the tantric path. The vajrayana, or “diamond vehicle,” also referred to as tantra, draws upon and extends the teachings of the hinayana and mahayana.
This monthly book group, scheduled for September 2017 through August 2018, is open all. We wil be reading and discussing chapters from the Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma, Volume 3.
September 11 - Part One: Approaching the Vajrayana. Chapters 1-6.
October 9 - Part Two: The Teacher-Student Relationship. Chapters 7-10.
November 13 - Part Three: The Tulku Principle and the Trungpa Tulkus. Chapters 11-13.
December 18 - Part Four: Essential Teachings. Chapters 14-18.
January 8 - Part Five: Complete Commitment. Chapters 19-24.
February 12 - Part Six: The Mandala Principle. Chapters 25-29.
March 12 - Part Seven: Preliminary Practices. Chapters 30-32.
April 9 - Part Eight: Empowerment. Chapters 33-37.
May 11 - Part Nine: Vajrayana Practice. Chapters 38-39.
June 13 - Part Ten; The Tantric Journey: Lower Tantra. Chapters 40-48.
July 9 - Part Eleven; The Tantric Journey: Mahamudra. Chapters 49-58.
August 20 - Part Twelve; The Tantric Journey: Higher Tantra. Chapters 59-73.
We are extending our study through the summer so we can finish this volume.Source: albany.shambhala.org