Dharma Lecture: Buddhism and Ending the Cycle of Anger

Sunday, December 19 at 1:30 pm
Instructor: Khenpo Jampa Tenphel
Suggested Contribution: $25 Public, $20 Members

To eliminate anger, you should practice the six perfections of the Bodhisattvacharyavata, especially patience. How do we do that in our Western lives? This talk will give you examples and practical ideas to help yourself and others by ending the cycle of anger, through understanding how anger works and how the dharma teaches us how to respond correctly to various daily challenges to our sense of self.

Khenpo Jampa Tenphel comes to us from Dzongsar Institute in India, where he was the library director as well as a tutor for many years. He received a Degree of Acharya (equivalent to an M.A.) in Buddhist Philosophy in 2002 and was ordained as an Abbott in 2004. He has received many teachings and initiations from all four sects of Tibetan Buddhism (Sakya, Gelug, Kagyu, Nyingma). Many of those teachings and initiations were from H.H. the Dalai Lama and H.H. Sakya Trizin. He has also received the Lamdre teaching from H.H. Dagchen Rinpoche. His root lamas are H.H. Sakya Trizin, H.H. Luding Khen Rinpoche, and H.H. Dagchen Rinpoche. At Sakya Monastery, Khenpo Jampa teaches intermediate and advanced level curriculum on Buddhist philosophy and also serves as the librarian for the growing collection of Tibetan Buddhist scriptures.

 

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