Drepung Loseling - Spiritual Development Program
October 2018 Calendar

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October 2018 Highlights

Tuesday October 2

Public Talk "The Four Immeasurables: Immeasurable Equanimity"   
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

7:30 - 9:00 pm In this talk, Geshe Phende will introduce the topic of immeasurable equanimity. He will identify its nature, its benefits, how to cultivate it, and how to remove obstacles that prevent its cultivation. Most crucially, he will discuss why this attitude is necessary in our everyday lives, and how to practice it in our daily existence. Geshe la will guide the meditation on immeasurable equanimit.

Tuesday October 9

Public Talk "The Practice of Loving-kindness in Buddhism"   
by Geshe Dadul Namgyal

7:30 - 9:00 pm Bodhisattvas use their strength of the four immeasurable as as the bedrock for all of their practice of the six paramitas. One of these foundational practices is loving kindness, of course, in its immeasurable incarnation. This week, Geshe Dadul will take up Loving-kindness as his theme and expand on it. Again, he will be approaching the theme using metaphors and analogies drawn from the 11th century master Potowa's Scripture of Allegory (Tib: Pe-choe).

Saturday October 13

Intermediate Series – Part IV
Ultimate Bodhichitta: Developing Wisdom and Insight
with Geshe Ngawang Phende

10:00 am - 4:00 pm This five-part series, taught by Geshe Ngawang Phende, is designed to provide a solid basis for the practice of Mahayana Buddhist meditation. This series of teachings form the precondition for tantric practice. The series ends with Vajrasattva meditation which is a weekly regular advanced practice at DLM.
  Register by calling our Administrative Office. FEE: Members $58 / Non-members $65 for individual classes or Members $245 / Non-members $275 for the five part series. Registration Deadline is four days before the event.

Tuesday October 16

Public Talk "The Four Immeasurables: Immeasurable Love"   
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

7:30 - 9:00 pm n this talk, Geshe Phende will introduce the topic of immeasurable love. He will identify its nature, its benefits, how to meditate on it and how to remove the obstacles that make it difficult to give rise to. Crucially, he will further discuss why this attitude is necessary in our everyday lives, and how to practice it in our daily existence. At the end Geshe la will guide the meditation on immeasurable love.

Tuesday October 23

Public Talk "The Four Immeasurables: Immeasurable Compassion"   
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

7:30 - 9:00 pm In this talk, Geshe Phende will introduce the topic of immeasurable compassion. He will identify its nature, its benefits, how to meditate on it and how to remove obstacles to its cultivation. He will also discuss why this attitude is essential to our everyday lives, and how to practice it in our daily existence. Geshe la will guide the meditation on immeasurable compassion.

Tuesday October 30

Public Talk "The Four Immeasurables: Immeasurable Joy"   
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

7:30 - 9:00 pm In this talk, Geshe Phende will introduce the topic of immeasurable joy. He will identify its nature, its benefits, how to cultivate it, and how to remove obstacles that make it difficult to practice. He will also discuss why this attitude is necessary in our everyday lives, and how to practice it in our daily existence. Geshe la will guide the meditation on immeasurable joy.

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

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
Monthly

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.
     
 
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