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Study at Home -- The Path of Awakening: Ten-Week Intensive with Shastri Ethan Nichtern
Mon, 6/25/2012, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Mon, 8/27/2012, 7:00pm - 9:09pm
Audio is available two days after the class session. It comes in mp3 format and may be streamed from this website or downloaded for you to listen to at your convenience.
You may sign up for study-at-home any time through Aug. 27, 2012. If you plan to take this class for credit in the Secular Buddhist Studies Program, you must complete the study questions by Sept. 27, 2012. (Questions will be sent out before the end of the course)
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Get your dharma on this summer!
Monday Nights at IDP this summer offer an opportunity for students to deepen their study and practice of Buddhist meditation with Shastri Ethan Nichtern. This course will present an overview of the Three-Yana Framework of Tibetan Buddhism while offering instruction for deep engagement in meditation, study, and self-transformation. Each class will end with detailed guidelines for daily practice for the following week.
The topics for each week are:
June 25 - Renunciation and Entering the Path
July 2 - Virtuous and Non-virtuous Action
July 9 - Working with Karma Every Day and Every Night
July 16 - Conquering the Hindrances
July 23 - How to Act Like A Bodhisattva
July 30 - The Paramitas Part 1
August 6 - The Paramitas Part 2
August 13 - The Brahma Viharas Part 1
August 20 - The Brahma Viharas Part 2
August 27 - The Path of Devotion
Ethan Nichtern is a Shastri, a senior teacher, in the Shambhala tradition. He is the senior teacher in residence for the NY Shambhala community as well as the Interdependence Project. He is the author of the novel Your Emoticons Won't Save You and the nonfiction book One City: A Declaration of Interdependence. He is also the founder of the Interdependence Project, an organization dedicated to Buddhist-inspired meditation and psychology, transformational activism, mindful arts, and meaningful media. He teaches and lectures around the world and is based in New York City. More info: www.ethannichtern.com
Class runs from June 25 - Aug. 27
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FREE! For IDP Visionary Members (If you are a visionary member and would like to register for this event, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Can't afford it?
It is our intention to accommodate the financial needs of anyone who has a genuine commitment to practice and study. Reduced Payment Options and Work-Study are available. Please contact email@example.com to make alternative arrangements.
The Secular Buddhist Studies Program at the Interdependence Project offers a strong and accessible foundation in Buddhist meditation, psychology, philosophy, and ethics from a secular perspective, inclusive of multiple traditions and bodies of teaching. Interested in the Secular Buddhist Studies Program? Learn more here.
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