with Pema Khandro and Esteemed Guests
The subject of Buddhism and Sexuality is a complex issue approached in a variety of ways throughout history. Most recently, in the wake of the #metoo movement, news about sexual abuse and sexual misconduct in Buddhism has brought forward important questions. This series provides a platform for contemplating these questions and the greater context of Buddhist ethics. The goal is to raise awareness, promote education and highlight resources. These programs are by donation.
6pm – 7:15pm PDT (Timezone Converter)
Amy Langenberg is a specialist in classical South Asian Buddhism with a focus on monasticism, gender, sexuality, and the body. She also conducts ethnographic research on contemporary Buddhist feminism, contemporary female Buddhist monasticism, and, more recently, sexual abuse in American Buddhism. She is currently interested in how notions of agency, autonomy, freedom, and consent function in contemporary religious communities, and the role of affect, the body, and emotion in religious life.
Meditation Instructor Training – Online
2020 Fall Calendar
FALL QUARTER – ONLINE OPEN TEACHINGS
*All times are listed in Pacific Time UTC-7 (Timezone Converter)
Oct 5th – 8th
Conversations on Buddhism & Sexuality
The subject of Buddhism and Sexuality is a complex issue approached in a variety of ways throughout history. Most recently, in the wake of the #metoo movement, news about sexual abuse and sexual misconduct in Buddhism has brought forward important questions. This series provides a platform for contemplating these questions and the greater context of Buddhist ethics. The goal is to raise awareness, promote education and highlight resources. The series will feature four evenings of conversations between Pema Khandro and Buddhist scholars and teachers. By Donation.
Oct 12, 11am – 1pm
Dakini Day Chod: Living in the Charnel Grounds
A deep dive in the profound method and view of Tibetan Chod meditation and the four feasts. By Donation.
Oct 17th, 10am – 6pm
Vajra Sangha Retreat
Vajra Sangha Retreat. After a year of tremendous uncertainty the Vajra Sangha will gather for the annual Vajra Sangha retreat to meet with Pema Khandro, practice together and study the root and branch vows. The Vajra Sangha are Pema Khandro’s personal long-term students.
Oct 28, 6 – 6:30pm
A thirty-minute webinar, open to the public. The class starts with the Tibetan Buddhist meditation with refuge and bodhichitta prayers from the Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse (Dzogchen Nyingthig) and silent meditation instruction known as Calm Abiding Meditation (Zhine). Following this is a study of a text that walks through core instructions of Buddhist philosophy step by step in their pith form. This book is called “Excellent Path to Enlightenment,” Longchenpa’s guide to meditation. By Donation.
Oct 31 – Feb, 2021
Meditation Instructor Training
Robust, 150 hours of In-Depth Training
Self-Paced Curriculum + Live Classes
Teaching Practicum + One on One Mentoring
Traditional Meditation + Buddhist Philosophy + Buddhist Ethics
Completely Traditional + Completely Current
For Teachers Facing A Diverse Tumultuous World
December 16, 6pm
Pema Khandro Birthday Celebration & Fundraiser
FALL QUARTER – MEMBERS-ONLY CLASSES
*The Curriculum below is for Members Only. Learn More about Membership
1st & 2nd Wednesdays – Vajrayana Training
3rd & 4th Wednesdays – Ngakpa Training
Group Meditation with Janak Kimmel & Guest Teachers
Oct 19th, 5-6pm
BIPOC Meditation Group with Pema Khandro
This is a meditation group for members who are BIPOC to practice together and talk about how race impacts our lives.
Nov 23rd, 6-7pm
White Tara Meditation is a Buddhist prayer offered in times of calamities, natural disasters, wars, and major obstacles in order to bring peace and healing to the community and environment. Led by Dr. Satya.
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