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Sun, October 01, 2017


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 


Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life with Geshe Ngawang Tenley



Geshe Tenley will be teaching on Chapter Six, "The Perfection of Patience", from Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva way of life.

In the whole of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, there is no single treatise more deeply revered or widely practiced than Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life. Composed in the eighth century by the Indian Bodhisattva Shantideva, it became an instant classic in the curricula of the Buddhist monastic universities of India, and its renown has grown ever since. Shantideva presents methods to harmonize one's life with the Bodhisattva ideal and inspires us to cultivate the perfections of the Bodhisattva: generosity, patience, ethics, enthusiasm, meditative concentration, and wisdom.

Chapter One, illuminates the qualities and benefits of the bodhimind, the altruistic aspiration to become enlightened for the sake of others.

All are welcome to the Sunday morning classes!

If you cannot make it to the Center, you are also welcome to participate from your home by listening online to the live broadcast.