Sunday, September 18 at 1:30 pm
Instructor: Ven. Tulku Yeshi Gyatso
Location: Shrine Room
Suggested Contribution: $25 Public, $20 Members
This class focuses on the Fifty Verses of Guru Yoga by Lopon Pawo, the great disciple of Nagarjuna and Arya Deva. After you receive teachings from your Vajrayana guru, you the disciple have to respect your guru and keep the sacred vow between teacher and student. When you become a practitioner of Vajrayana, you must learn and study about pure vision. This teaching is part of how to generate or improve your Vajrayana realizations, which is dependent on how much you respect your Vajrayana guru and the teachings. This text talks about respecting physical activities. This teaching has two parts, discussing the qualities of Vajrayana gurus and how to respect your Vajrayana gurus.
Ven Tulku Yeshi Gyatso Rinpoche is a Dzogchen master and the reincarnation of Dzogchen Gyaltsab Thodo Rinpoche. He was recognized by H.H. Dalai Lama’s Nyingmapa teacher Kyabje Trulshig Rinpoche. He received teachings from twenty-five masters representing all five schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Tulku Yeshi has written eight books, seven of which have been published, on the subject of Tibetan Buddhism and culture including A One Thousand Year History of Sakyapa. He also writes novels, poetry for mind training, provides Tibetan astrology readings, and can bestow empowerments. Currently he working on Dharma activities at Sakya Monastery in Seattle and is working on his own biography, Magic and Monk.