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10:00am The Complete Path, Beautiful Ornament of the Three Visions
August 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm PDT
An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 7, 2018
The International Buddhist Academy (IBA) in Kathmandu is running a global training program that encompasses the Buddhist path in its entirety. This unique course has been devised for Dharma practitioners of all levels of experience and is focused mainly on the theory and practice of the Vajrayana path as transmitted by the founding masters of the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism.
His Holiness Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, the 42nd Sakya Trizin, is teaching this full 7-year program at the International Buddhist Academy in Kathmandu. In addition, IBA has established partnerships with selected Dharma centers on different continents to offer the first three years of this program, taught by qualified Lamas and guest teachers.
To help facilitate this precious opportunity for Buddhists in the United States, H.E. Avikrita Rinpoche, Head Lama of Sakya Monastery, and H.E. Dagyum Kusho, the Acting Head Lama, have chosen to host the second year (2018) of The Complete Path at Sakya Monastery.
Ven. Khenpo Jampa Rinpoche, assisted by translator Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim, will teach the weeklong intensive course at Sakya Monastery (Seattle, WA) from August 1-7, 2018.
This is the second year of the course. Participation from the second year (2018) onward requires completion of the previous levels. At the end of each year’s course, participants will receive a certification attesting their qualification to continue the program. For more information about the 7-year program, please visit thecompletepath.com.
For questions about the program at Sakya Monastery, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-789-2573. To register, visit https://conta.cc/2IWhf0C or contact the monastery.
2018: The Beautiful Ornament of the Three Visions
The text for Year 2 is The Beautiful Ornament of the Three Visions by Ngorchen Khönchog Lhundrup. The Beautiful Ornament of the Three Visions, taught in preparation for the Vajrayana path, is the meditation manual for the sutra path according to the Lamdré cycle of teachings. It covers all the practices from going for refuge and bodhicitta up to the cultivation of calm abiding and special insight, culminating in a description of the qualities of enlightenment manifesting with the perfection of these practices.
Tuition: $300 for Sakya Monastery Members, $400 for Public and Guests. Late registration (after July 25): $475 for all.
For more information, please visit: www.sakya.org/2018/06/the-complete-path-year-two/