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Events and Courses: GOM – A Day of Meditation (2021)

This day of meditation will include an instruction session, practice sessions, and a discussion session facilitated by Jewel Heart Instructors Hartmut Sagolla and Supa Corner. Open to all experience levels. DATE/TIME: Saturday, September 18, 9:00am – 5:00pm SCHEDULE  9:00 am – 10:30 am – INSTRUCTION SESSION 10:30 am – 12:00 pm – PRACTICE SESSION Based…
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Events and Courses: Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe – Four Seals of Dharma

The Four Seals of Dharma succinctly define the nature of life from a Buddhist perspective. Understanding this reveals our potential to end suffering. They are: All compounded things are impermanent All contaminated things are suffering. All phenomena are devoid of self-existence. Nirvana is peace. DATES/TIMES: Wednesday evenings. 7 – 8:30pm – July 21, 28, August…
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Events and Courses: Introduction to Vajrayana – Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe

What is vajrayana and how does it differ from other Buddhist teachings? Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe, the pre-eminent Buddhist scholar, explains this form of practice (also known as tantra) and what it entails. This teaching is aimed at those who are new to vajrayana or need clarification. It is particularly relevant for those interested in attending…
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Events and Courses: Professor Guy Newland: Three Approaches to Profound Reality (2021)

When Buddha meditated on the causes of human suffering and dissatisfaction, he found liberation, which he described as realizing Profound Reality. Professor Guy Newland will contrast three different approaches to getting to Profound Reality by three eminent Tibetan masters: Dolpopa Sherap Gyaltsen, Jamgön Lama Tsongkhapa, and Goram Sönam Senge (more familiarly known as Gorampa). Guy…
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Events and Courses: Applied Meditation Technology: Blueprints for Enlightenment

How can we best navigate the realities of life and death? Is it possible to attain lasting happiness? These sessions are a meditative exploration of the human condition from a Buddhist background. Building on the Meditation Technology programs, we will use different approaches to gain deeper insight into our lives, aiming at gaining freedom from…
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Events and Courses: Cyndi Lee – Sustainable Resiliency: Tend and Befriend (2021)

This class is a receptive practice of meditation, restorative yoga, pranayama and contemplative journaling to reset our nervous system. By Tending and Befriending ourselves with quiet purpose, we begin to get familiar with how to best care for ourselves, even with just one breath. This class is open to anybody. You will need 2-3 blankets,…
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Events and Courses: Free Teachings from the Gelek Rimpoche Archives

Gelek Rimpoche on Open Heart Video and audio players remember last position of what you are currently playing. If playing multiple videos, please make a note of your stop times. Additional Videos of Gelek Rimpoche Classic Sunday Talks by Gelek Rimpoche February 2015 – December 2016 Tibetan Buddhism with Gelek Rimpoche March 2013 – December…
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Events and Courses: Free Programs

White Tara Guided Healing Meditations Tara, mother goddess of Tibetan Buddhism, is known for her quick and compassionate activity. White Tara is particularly associated with healing and long life. These guided meditations use visualization techniques to overcome physical, mental and emotional suffering. Facilitated by Jewel Heart Instructors.  Demo Rinpoche’s Sunday Talk, followed by Virtual Community Discussion…
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Events and Courses: Recent Offerings Events and Courses: Roger Jackson – Mahāmudrā in the Geluk Tradition (2021)

Mahāmudrā, the Great Seal, is an essential meditative and ritual practice employed by Tibetan Buddhist traditions to understand and experience the nature of mind, and thereby attain liberation. Professor Jackson will discuss the Indian and Tibetan background of Mahāmudrā, its history in the broader Geluk tradition, and its practice as articulated by the First/Fourth Panchen…
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Events and Courses: Mahamudra – Glenn Mullin (2021)

Mahamudra, literally the “great seal,” refers to the ultimate nature of mind and reality, to a meditative practice for realizing that ultimate reality, and to the final result of this practice, ultimate enlightenment. This system of meditation works with both the conventional and ultimate nature of mind. Coming from Indian Buddhism through masters like Maitripa…
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Events and Courses: Glenn Mullin – Alchemy of Enlightenment (2020)

GLENN MULLIN has been a long time friend of Gelek Rimpoche and Jewel Heart, having met and studied with Gelek Rimpoche from the mid 70’s in India. He is a Tibetologist, Buddhist writer, translator of classical Tibetan literature, and teacher of Tantric Buddhist meditation. He studied philosophy, literature, meditation, yoga, and the enlightenment culture under…
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Events and Courses: Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe – Foundations of Buddhist Philosophy (2020)

Tibetan Buddhist philosophy is rooted in ancient Indian Buddhism, flourishing at Nalanda Monastery and other centers of learning. Vigorous debate between Buddhist and non-Buddhist schools forged distinctions, resulting in a range of views and meditations focused on developing the wisdom that understands the true nature of reality. Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe is a highly revered, eminent…
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Events and Courses: Meditation Technology Series

Meditation Technology sessions provide opportunities to develop your meditative ability, or technologies, to improve your skills in managing your mind and enhancing your mental and spiritual well being. Sessions can be taken individually or together as a series. Each session will include instructions, guided meditations, group discussion, and individual meditation sessions. The programs will be…
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Events and Courses: 2020 Lam Rim with Demo Rinpoche – Wisdom

In the Lam Rim, or Stages of the Path to Enlightenment, Buddha’s teachings are presented step-by-step to allow for gradual experiential awareness and understanding of our inner and outer world. Through this process, we can transform the challenges and confusion encountered in ordinary everyday life to the extraordinary compassion and wisdom of enlightenment. Demo Rinpoche…
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