Newcomer’s Guide | Regular Activities | The Foundation Series | Special Programs

 
     
     
  Special Programs  
     
  The best way to keep abreast of our special programs is to check our calendar to see when these are offered and join our mailing list for email announcements on upcoming events.  
     
 
 
 

“Traditions in Dialogue” Lecture Series

This series provides interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives on contemporary issues in dialogue with the Buddhist tradition. Visiting experts from the fields of philosophy, medicine, anthropology, religion and science will speak on current issues and developments that are bridging the worlds of contemporary Western society and Buddhism. These lectures will be free or at a reduced cost for members.

See our calendar for more information on upcoming events.

 
     
 
 
 

Visits by Tibetan Medical Doctors

We have been honored to host a number of Tibetan Medical Doctors who have led workshops on Tibetan Medicine, held symposia and taught classes at Emory University, and seen hundreds of patients for individual consultations. These have included five visits by the renowned Tibetan physician, Dr. Pema Dorjee.

 
     
 
 
 

Courses in Buddhist Meditation and Philosophy

In addition to our regular practices, we offer a range of courses in Buddhist meditation and philosophy as well as empowerments that are only offered once a year or once every several years. The best way to keep abreast of these is to check the calendar. These courses are offered at Beginner’s Level, Intermediate Level, and Advanced Level. Most recently, these have included:

 
     
 
Heruka & Vajrayogini Empowerment & Teachings
With Gaden Tri Rizong Rinpoche
October 29 – November 1, 2010, November 3 - 4, 2010
Medicine Buddha Empowerment
With Gaden Tri Rizong Rinpoche
October 24, 2010
Vajrasattva Empowerment
With Gaden Tri Rizong Rinpoche
October 23, 2010
The Nature & Practice of Compassion
Taught by His Holiness the Dalai Lama (at Emory University)
October 17, 2010
Avalokiteshvara Empowerment
With Gaden Tri Rizong Rinpoche October 10, 2010
Can We Have Too Much Compassion?
Taught by Sharon Salzberg September 18, 2010
The Key to Happiness
Taught by Pakchok Rinpoche September 30, 2010
Tibetan Medical Treatment for Chronic & Stress Related Illnesses
Taught by Dr. Khenrab Gyamtso
April 24, 2010
Engaged Buddhism: Compassion in Action
Taught by Roshi Joan Halifax
February 28, 2010
The Healing Power of Compassion Meditation Retreat
Taught by Geshe Lobsang Tenzin
December 27 – January 2, 2010
Tibetan Medical Treatment for Depression & Anxiety
Taught by Dr. Pema Dorjee
October 25, 2009
The Buddhist Psychology of Tolerance & Forgiveness
Taught by Geshe Yeshe Thabke
Sundays September 6 – October 11, 2009
Sok-lung: Energy Related Disorder, Its Causes & Remedy
Presented by Rakdo Lobsang Tenzin Rinpoche
July 28, 2009

Transforming the Mind, Body, and Relationships:
The Practice & Health Benefits of Compassion Meditation

Taught by Geshe Lobsang Tenzin & Dr. Charles Raison
April 18, 2009

Tibetan Astrology Lectures, Readings & Consultations
A week long residency taught by Dr. Jhampa Kalsang
March 29-April 4, 2009
Conversational Tibetan Language Class
An eight week course taught by Tsepak Rigzin
January 4-February 22, 2009
Basic Tibetan Language Class
An eight week course taught by Tsepak Rigzin
January 4-February 22, 2009
Seeing Others as Ourselves: A Metta & Compassion Meditation
Taught by Sharon Salzberg & Geshe Lobsang Tenzin
November 1-2, 2008
Integrating Altruism, Ethics & Wisdom Parts I & II
Special retreat taught by Geshe Yeshe Thabke
October 25, 2008 & November 15, 2008
Tantric Grounds and Paths
A 6 day tantric teaching taught by Kyabje Denma Locho Rinpoche
October 4-9, 2008
The Eight Crucial Points of Prasangika Madhyamaka
A weekend course taught by Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe
September 13-14, 2008
Mindfulness, Compassion and the Cultivation of Well-Being
An eight-week course taught by Geshe Lobsang Tenzin
April 3-May 11, 2008
Introduction to Buddhism
With His Holiness the Dalai Lama
October 21, 2007
Understanding the Nature of Mind and Reality Through Meditation
A four week-course with Kyabje Jangtse Choeje Rinpoche
September 23 - October 18, 2007
Songs of Experience on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment
With Kyabje Jangtse Choeje Rinpoche
April 1-29, 2007
Mental Training and Transformation in Tibetan Buddhism
With Geshe Thupten Jinpa
March 24, 2007
Meditations for Health and Well-Being: Bridging Buddhist Wisdom and Modern Science
An eight-week course taught by Geshe Lobsang Tenzin
September 14 – November 4, 2006
Exposition of Buddhist Tenets
A ten-week course on Buddhist philosophy, taught by Geshe Lhabu Dhondup
June 22 – August 31, 2006.
Nyung-Ne Purification Intensive annual retreat
Taught by Geshe Lobsang Tenzin
June 9-12, 2006
Mahamudra Meditation Retreat
Taught by Khen Rinpoche Geshe Lobsang Gyatso
May 6-13, 2006
Avalokiteshvara Empowerment
With Khen Rinpoche Geshe Lobsang Gyatso
May 14, 2006

Relativity & Emptiness
A week-end teaching retreat with Khen Rinpoche Geshe Lobsang Gyatso
April 22-23, 2006

Cognition and Awareness (Lorig)
A ten-week course taught by Geshe Lhabu Dhondup
February 16 – April 20, 2006
 
     
 

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