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Wisdom of Emptiness (Discovering Buddhism)

The wisdom of emptiness is crucial for the attainment of liberation and enlightenment. Take this opportunity to enhance your ability to bring about this realisation. Learn how to develop calm abiding and different methods to use in meditation on emptiness. Practice accumulation of merit and purification of obstacles – indispensable for generating realizations within the mind.

 

Clear up misunderstandings about emptiness
Avoiding the two extremes
Necessity for accumulation of merit and purification
Prasangika presentation of emptiness
Lama Tsong Khapa’s presentation of the three levels of dependent arising
How to meditate on emptiness
Three higher trainings as a support

DB Required Reading, Wisdom of Emptiness, photocopied booklet
Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand, by Pabongkha Rinpoche (pp.647-706)
Virtue and Reality, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, LYWA
Echoes of Voidness, by Geshe Rabten

Meditations at home on: calm abiding and on emptiness
Recitation of the Heart Sutra
Light offering practice
Attend the 1-day retreat on the wisdom of emptiness according to Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s advice

Afflictions to Perfections game
Water bowl offering practice
Diamond Cutter Sutra recitations
35 Buddha’s confession and prostrations

Date

August 20

Time

10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Location

Langri Tangpa Centre
535 Old Cleveland Road, Camp Hill, QLD, 4152

Presenter

Eddie Peet

Cost

By donation (suggested $10 per class, but no set amount) Bound notes for the unit are $30.

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