TRACK 2: Dharma Path • 10-month program
Embark on the Dharma Path to Deepen Buddhist Studies
The Dharma Path invites individuals to delve into the insights of the ancient Buddhist traditions, integrate them into their modern lives, and uncover the layers of truth that offer insights into the nature of reality, the mind, and the human experience.
WHAT: This year’s Dharma learning includes two teachings. First, to study and cultivate the Five Wisdom Energies. Then, delving into Mindfulness grounded in Buddhist principles, practices, and ethos of the Satipaṭṭhāna sutta.
WHO: Anyone already on the Path, who has studied, or is interested in a deeper understanding of the Dharma.
PREREQUISITES: Students must have completed learning in Track 1, other basic teachings in another course, and begun a regular meditation practice. If you are unsure of your qualifications, email email@example.com.
OUTCOME: YOU WILL LEARN
Course 1: Students are introduced to the Vajrayana notion of the subtle body and begin to recognize wisdom energies: how these energies interact with others and how they relate to our afflictions.
Course 2: Students will develop awareness of Mindfulness from the Buddhist principles, practices, and ethos and learn to apply the teachings in their lives.
Track 2 Tuition $550 can vary based on needs and payment modes.
Registration is now OPEN.
DEADLINE is DECEMBER 19, 2023
The Five Wisdom Energies: A Buddhist Way of Understanding Personalities, Emotions, and Relationships
THE FIVE WISDOM ENERGIES invites us to appreciate our strengths and work with our weaknesses by learning to identify and utilize five basic energies based on Tibetan Buddhist practices.
Irini Rockwell is a senior teacher in the Buddhist lineage of Tibetan meditation master Chögyam Trungpa. As the director of the Five Wisdoms Institute, she offers training programs to enhance self-awareness, communication, and effectiveness.
Transformation and Healing: Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness by Thích Nhất Hạnh
The Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness is the foundation of all mindfulness practice. Thich Nhat Hanh was the first monastic to bring Mindfulness to the West. In this text, he guides readers to understand the basis of the Buddhist practice and encourages application in daily life.
In addition to the text, students will learn from a curated selection of podcasts by Joseph Goldstein, who has taught Mindfulness from the Buddhist principles for five decades.
Thích Nhất Hạnh (1926–2022) was a Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, and peace activist and one of the most revered and influential spiritual teachers in the world.
Joseph Goldstein is one of the first American vipassana teachers. His podcasts are based on his decades of teaching the Satipaṭṭhāna sutta and his book, Mindfulness.