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Buddhism 101: A Deeper Understanding of Fundamentals w/ Venerable Drupon Thinley Ningpo
December 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Can you name the 4 thoughts that turn the mind, or describe the outer and inner preliminaries and their importance? Whether a new student or seasoned practitioner, clearly understanding the fundamentals of the path dispels confusion and serves as the basis for all stages of the path to enlightenment.
By drawing on classic texts such as The Jewel Ornament of Liberation, Words of my Perfect Teacher, and 37 Bodhisattva Practices, Drupon Thinley Ningpo will oer his own heart instruction on the basics of Buddhism, how to gain a firm understanding of the path to enlightenment and where to begin the journey. Introduction to the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha, the outer objects of refuge, will be accompanied by the refuge ceremony itself in which all students are welcome to take the important 1st step toward transforming the mind of afflictive emotions and self-grasping into a mind of loving kindness and utter lucidity.
New students will nd his immense wisdom and warmth a true lamp to light the path, and long term students will have a chance to brush up the basics and gain new insights on old knowledge. If you have been looking for a way to get into Buddhism, and start at the beginning, this precious opportunity cannot be missed.
Students be able to take home printed hand-outs and other training materials, and the root texts mentioned above, such as The Jewel Ornament of Liberation, will be available in the bookstore.
Drupon Thinley Ningpo
Venerable Drupon Thinley Ningpo has accomplished both the practice Five-fold Mahamudra and the profound
path of the Six Yogas of Naropa. He has also received the entire body of Drikung Kagyu empowerments, transmissions,
and instructions for advanced practice. In this way he completed the process of advanced training in
all the profound and sacred traditions of Drikung Kagyu Buddhism and earned the title of Drupon “master of
Drupon now travels extensively with the blessing of H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, teaching the precious
Dharma and leading Dharma students in retreat, and has established dharma centers in Wesley Chapel, Florida
and Tucson, Arizona. For more information: drikungtucson.org/our-teachers/drupon-thinley-ningpo-rinpoche/