Menla, The Medicine Buddha

with Dr. James Sacamano

October 21st—April 20th (2020)

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  • $125 Program Price
Room: 2nd Floor Meditation Hall

An in depth exploration of healing process in the Buddhist tradition as it applies to our world of changing cultures, contrasting paradigms and emerging challenges today

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Classes begin at 8 PM with optional sitting practice at 7:30

 

Medicine Buddha 2019 Class Schedule

Part One. The Basic Context of Mind Operation

 

Oct 21—Original Health and Caring for Self and Others

Nov 4—The History Menla, Three Views of Time and Life, Illness, Lineage and The Church Within

Nov 17—Optional Monastery Tour of three Monasteries in Richmond and Teaching at Thrangu Monastery

Nov 18—East and West, Neuroscience, Spirit and Non-Binarity

Dec 2—The Basic Mechanics of Consciousness and Tong Len

 

Part Two. The Foreground—Where the Action Is

This will be in seminar format using Thrangu Rinpoche’s book, Medicine Buddha Teachings, to support learning this practice.

 

Jan 20—Recognizing the Menla within

Feb 3—The Corrective Lens of Informed Visualization

Feb 17— Mantra, Mudras and the Union of Mind and Body

Mar 9—Self-Models, Deities and Maras

Mar 20— Menla and Various Psychotherapies

Apr 6—Menla, Cultural Diversity and Current Needs

Apr 20—The Five Wisdoms as Medicine

 

Part Three. Menla as Support for a Life of Service: Schedule pending

 

Program Price: $125 (covers entire program)

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An in depth exploration of healing process in the Buddhist tradition as it applies to our world of changing cultures, contrasting paradigms and emerging challenges today

See schedule and cost of classes on centre calendar

 

Classes begin at 8 PM with optional sitting practice at 7:30