Track 1 – Taste of Buddhism
Bhavana Learning Group offers community learning
in the study and practice of Buddhist psychology.
TRACK 1: Taste of Buddhism • 4-month program
Have you ever wondered how Buddhist concepts and practices might offer support?
In addition to helping us cope with difficulties in daily life, Buddhist wisdom and practices can help us understand the reality of life.
At its core, Buddhism provides a comprehensive framework for understanding the nature of existence, the complexities of the human mind, and the paths toward inner peace and self-discovery. Even the confusion of negative impulses are revealed for what they are in the bright mirror of Buddhist teachings.
These principles and practices equip individuals with vital tools to navigate life’s challenges, cultivate mindfulness, and foster a deeper connection to themselves and the world around them.
WHAT: This introductory course will review basic concepts to understand Buddhist Practices, Philosophy, and Psychology to explore ways to develop a practice in our lives.
WHO: Beginners to Buddhist psychology, current meditation practitioners, or anyone looking to develop “post-meditation practices.”
PREREQUISITES: No previous studies or experience is necessary for this course except to enter with a “beginner’s mind.” This course offers access to advanced teachings.
OUTCOME: YOU WILL LEARN
Students will learn basic Buddhist teachings and practices to apply to daily living. This course and practice enable learners to take advanced teachings.
Students can move into Track 2 once they complete this Track. Select Option B in Registration below. Email email@example.com for any questions.
Track 1 Tuition $300 can vary based on needs and payment modes.
Registration is now OPEN.
DEADLINE is DECEMBER 19, 2023
Buddhism Plain and Simple: The Practice of Being Aware Right Now, Every Day
This classic book presents the core teachings of Buddhism in accessible language.
Steve Hagen is a Zen priest and long-time teacher of Buddhism. For fifteen years he studied with Zen Master Dainin Katagiri. He lives in Minneapolis and teaches at Dharma Field Meditation and Learning Center in St. Paul.