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September 2018

What’s Insight Meditation? An evening for instruction & discussion

An evening for instruction and discussion about the practice of meditation. This evening’s talk and discussion provides some background information and instruction about Insight Meditation as it is practiced at Seattle Insight Meditation Society (SIMS). It also offers participants an opportunity to ask questions about the practice of meditation and to consider whether further exploration of meditation might be worthwhile.…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Insight Meditation Society

Date: Monday, September 10
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Tradition: Vipassana
Teacher: Lyndal Johnson

Dependent Arising

Dependent Arising – As Presented in “Music That Delights Intelligent Ones” by Sakya Geshe Thuchey Wangchuk Teaching by Jeff Schoening Monday and Tuesday, September 10-11 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Location: Sakya Monastery Shrine Room Suggested contribution for each night: $15 Members, $20 Non-Members Sakya Geshe Thuchey Wangchuk (1928-2018) published this treatise in 1980. The rest of its title is…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism

Start: Monday, September 10 @ 7:00 pm
End: Tuesday, September 11 @ 9:00 pm
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Tradition: Tibetan Buddhism
Teacher: Jeff Schoening

How to be Sick: A Buddhist Approach to Illness

Being sick is just a part of living for most of us. This class is about how to make the most of being ill. Are you ready? Being sick is a great opportunity for practice. It is an opportunity to transform illness into a more positive thing by deepening our practices and understanding the nature of our own minds. No…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism

Date: Wednesday, September 12
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tradition: Tibetan Buddhism
Teacher: Ven. Lekshay Sangpo

Dharma Talk w/ Zoketsu Norman Fischer

Zoketsu Norman Fischer is a Zen priest and abbot, a husband, father, and a poet, a teacher with wide-ranging interests and passions. Norman retired as abbot of the San Francisco Zen Center in 2000. He continues his involvement with the Center as a senior dharma teacher. In 2000 he founded the Everyday Zen Foundation, a network of Zen (and other)…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Insight Meditation Society

Date: Friday, September 21
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tradition: Vipassana
Teacher: Norman Fischer

Lama Yeshe Gyamtso – Creation and Completion: The Two Stages of Vajrayana Practice

Fundamental to vajrayana practices are the creation and completion meditation practices. Creation stage practices utilize visualizing oneself as the buddha or enlightened beings as a way to weaken our habitual perception of ourselves and our environment. Completion stage practices reveals oneself to their ultimate nature of mind. Location: Phinney Center / Room 6 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Seattle, WA 98103…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Palchen Study Group Seattle

Start: Saturday, September 22
End: Sunday, September 23

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Tradition: Barway Dorje Lineage
Teacher: Lama Yeshe Gyamtso

October 2018

Jhado Rinpoche – Inner Peace and Interdependence

Drawing from his experience as a Tibetan refugee and Buddhist monk for over 50 years, Rinpoche will speak on the mutual relationship between personal happiness and compassion for others. Venue: University of Washington, HUB Room 340. Jhado Rinpoche was born in 1954 near Namtso Lake in Tibet. At the age of three he was recognized and enthroned as the 6th…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Dharma Friendship Foundation

Date: Friday, October 12
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tradition: Tibetan, nonsectarian
Teacher: Jhado Rinpoche

Jhado Rinpoche – The Four Mindfulnesses

Rinpoche will offer commentary on “The Four Mindfulnesses”, authored by the Seventh Dalai Lama. This concise and profound text covers the entire breadth of the Buddhist path, from sutra, to tantra, with particular focus on the meaning of emptiness. Venue: El Centro de la Raza, 2524 16th Ave. S., Seattle 98144. Room 307. Jhado Rinpoche was born in 1954 near…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Dharma Friendship Foundation

Date: Saturday, October 13
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tradition: Tibetan, nonsectarian
Teacher: Jhado Rinpoche

Dharma Talk w/ Christina Feldman

Christina Feldman is a co-founder and guiding teacher of Gaia House in England (www.gaiahouse.co.uk), and has been leading Insight Meditation retreats since 1976. She is a guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. As well as teaching retreats worldwide, she is committed to the Personal Retreat Programme at Gaia House. She is the author of a number…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Insight Meditation Society

Date: Friday, October 19
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tradition: Vipassana
Teacher: Christina Feldman

Venerable Thubten Chodron at East-West Books

Friday, October 19, 2018. 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Public Talk at East West Bookstore. Venerable Chodron will speak on her latest two books co-authored with His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Approaching the Buddhist Path and The Foundation of Buddhist Practice. Free to the Public; an opportunity to offer dana will be available for those who wish. East-West Books is…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Timothy2

Date: Friday, October 19
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tradition: Tibetan-non-sectarian
Teacher: Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Thubten Chodron: The Library of Wisdom and Compassion

October 19 – 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. “The Library of Wisdom and Compassion”. Ven. Chodron will speak on her latest two books co-authored with HH the Dalai Lama: Approaching the Buddhist Path, and The Foundation of Buddhist Practice. Venue: East West Books; 6507 12th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115. Venerable Thubten Chodron is an author, teacher, and the founder…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Dharma Friendship Foundation

Date: Friday, October 19
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tradition: Tibetan, nonsectarian
Teacher: Venerable Thubten Chodron

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