Drepung Loseling - Spiritual Development Program
June 2018 Calendar

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June 2018 Highlights

Tuesday June 5

Public Talk "Using Buddhist Psychology to Overcome Suffering"   
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

7:30 - 9:00 pm Buddhism is the "inner science" of the mind. The whole point of practice is to bring the mind under control through working with the mind itself as the root of all our suffering and happiness. Buddhist psychology therefore offers dynamic and practical methods for overcoming suffering and achieving peace and happiness.

Tuesday June 12

Public Talk "The Buddhist Presentation of Mind and Awareness"   
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

7:30 - 9:00 pm If the mind is the basis of all happiness and suffering, first we need to understand what the mind is. This class looks at how Buddhism approaches the topic of consciousness, what its basic nature is, and what are its enumerations.

Tuesday June 19

Public Talk "Identifying Wrong Consciousness"   
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

7:30 - 9:00 pm At the root of all suffering, and in particular the mental afflictions, there is a way in which our minds are mistaken in some way. This class examines wrong consciousness, it's nature and how it functions to create problems and difficulties in our lives.

Tuesday June 26

Public Talk "Identifying Doubt"   
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

7:30 - 9:00 pm To transform our mistaken conceptions, we need to examine the truth. When we do this, our consciousnesses are transformed and replaced with doubting consciousnesses. This class looks at the nature of doubting awareness, as well it's enumerations and how these minds function the context of leading us closer to the truth and therefore, to peace and happiness.

*All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday 6:30 - 7:15 PM Medicine Buddha Practice
  7:30 - 9:00 PM Teachings, Meditation & Discussion
Thursday 6:00 - 7:00 PM Compassion Meditation
Sunday 9:30 - 10:15 AM Vajrasattva practice (transmission and instruction required)
11:00 AM - 12 noon
First Sunday of every month:
Basics of Meditation (instruction provided)
    All other Sundays:
Meditation - Led by DLM Resident Teachers

1st Sundays
*unless otherwise noted
11:00 - 12:00 PM Basics of Meditation - Led by Geshe Lobsang Tenzin, founder and Spiritual Director of Drepung Loseling Monastery Inc.
Note: check calendar for actual dates
1st Sundays 12 Noon - 1:00 pm
Sunday Chai Social Hour
A community social hour to enable newer members and attendees to become better acquainted with one another, with older members and with our resident teachers.
3rd Sundays 10:30 am – Noon
DLM Member Elder Care
A discussion group formed and led by DLM members providing resources for caregivers for an older adult, someone with a disability, or for those needing information about aging, elder care, and end-of-life resources held monthly in the library. For more information visit DLMcare.org.
Special Note on Parking

Due to limited parking, please carpool as much as possible and check the following link on how you can avoid getting your car ticketed or towed.

Parking Information