Kurukulla Center

for Tibetan Buddhist Studies

Buddhism in a Nutshell Beginning August 3!
Posted Jul 27 2015 01:00:00pm

At Kurukulla Center we offer a series of courses that cover the basics of Buddhism and meditation as well as key concepts and practices that you will encounter here at our center.

The first course in this series, Buddhism in a Nutshell will begin on Monday, August 3 at 7:00pm. Buddhism in a Nutshell is an introductory course on Buddhism for beginners. It presents basic Buddhist philosophy and principles within the Tibetan Mahayana context, and provides simple meditation instruction. The series is also suitable for those who have done some independent reading on Buddhism and are interested in a more systematic study.

The course is presented over a series of five Mondays from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. You are encouraged to attend all sessions but it is not needed.

All are welcome!!

No registration is required.


Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies

Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies, Inc. was founded in 1989 under the spiritual direction of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and the FPMT. Under the guidance of resident teacher Geshe Ngawang Tenley, Kurukulla Center's mission is to provide a community of support for those who are studying and practicing the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.

This Week at Kurukulla Center

Sunday - Jul 26, 2015

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Lama Chopa (Guru Puja)

Monday - Jul 27, 2015

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Meditation: Reincarnation with Sean González

Tuesday - Jul 28, 2015

7:00 pm - 8:45 pm Yoga & Meditation with Wendy Cook

Wednesday - Jul 29, 2015

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 'What's Your Motivation?' with Venerable Sarah Thresher

Thursday - Jul 30, 2015

7:15 pm - 8:30 pm Group Meditation Practice facilitated by Matthew McCall

Friday - Jul 31, 2015

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Medicine Buddha Puja

Sunday - Aug 2, 2015

9:00 am - 9:45 am Prostrations to the 35 Confession Buddhas

10:00 am - 12:00 pm 'What is Real?' with Venerable Sarah Thresher

12:15 to 1:00 pm Recitation of the Sutra of Golden Light



To see what else is coming up, see our Calendar


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Talk by Venerable Sarah Thresher: What is Real?
Posted Jul 30 2015 05:00:00am

Sunday, August 2 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

We are very fortunate to be hosting Venerable Sarah at the center for the coming week.

Venerable has kindly accepted our request to teach on Wednesday, July 29 at 7:00 pm.

The topic of the talk this morning is 'What is Real?'

What's real? Anything? Nothing? Or somewhere in between? Come along and see what YOU think?

About Venerable Sarah Thresher

Venerable Sarah, born in London, England in 1960, was ordained by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1986. After working as editor for Wisdom Publications for nine years, she began teaching in 1992 and has taught in countries around the world.

Ven. Sarah has worked with her Root Guru, Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche, to help lead practices according to his instructions at several major retreats, and she is particularly interested in trying to preserve and spread the special flavor of Rinpoche's way of leading pujas and practices.