The Tantric Path of Indestructible Wakefulness: The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma
- Burlington Shambhala Center
- Burlington, VT, USA
- May 1 - 29, 2018 (29 days)
- $120 Full Price
The class 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.
As with the hinayana and the mahayana, the formal acceptance into the vajrayana is marked by a vow, in this case the samaya vow. There is an emphasis at this stage on the student-teacher relationship and on the quality of devotion. In the vajrayana there is a quality of directness, abruptness, and wholeheartedness. Tantrikas, or vajrayana practitioners, recognize that the most challenging aspects of life, the energies and play of confused emotions and frightening obstacles, can be worked with as gateways to freedom and realization.
No one will be turned away for financial reasons (see about our fees). For concerns about the program fee or other questions, please contact Gary Vu firstname.lastname@example.orgSource: burlington.shambhala.org
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