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7:00pm Tibetan Language – First Year – Part 2
February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020
Dates: Wednesdays: February 12, 19, 26; March 11, 25; April 15, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, and 1 more date
to be announced.
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: Sakya Monastery Library (108 NW 83rd St., Seattle, WA, entrance on 1st Avenue NW)
Instructor: Eric Dulberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Enrollment: Class size is limited to 8 students.
Prerequisites: Be able to read Tibetan (U-jen). Be at least 18 years of age.
Prospective new students: Please email instructor (email@example.com) of your interest before registering.
Registration Fee (includes 12 classes and handouts for Part 2):
$120 for Sakya Monastery Members
$180 for Non-Members
Part 2. OVERVIEW OF GRAMMAR
You will learn the basic grammatical elements and structure of literary Tibetan language. You will also learn a variety of basic Dharma terms. By the end of this overview, you will be able to understand how Tibetan is translated. We will translate a commonly recited “Refuge & Bodhicitta” prayer and several other important verses and sentences over the course of 12 classes. Eric Dulberg’s “Overview of Tibetan Grammar” and supplementary materials will be provided.
Eric Dulberg has been a Buddhist since 1975. When he moved to Seattle in the 1990s, he became a member of Sakya Monastery. He began to teach literary Tibetan in 2008. During the past 20 years, he has studied Tibetan with both Tibetan and Western teachers of the Tibetan language. Eric’s professional background includes a BS in physics and an MPH and DrPH in epidemiology.