Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

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A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Chris Clifford.

Demystifying the core beliefs of Buddhism

Thursdays, January 10 – February 21, 2019
7:15 pm to 9:00 pm
Silence begins at 7:00.
Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period.

This course will provide a nuts-and-bolts guide to the core teachings of the Buddha for anyone who is curious about Buddhism. The course is designed to help participants understand fundamental Buddhist concepts and explore how they relate to everyday life, without extensive use of Pali terms or complex lists. Each week we will focus on a different aspect of the Buddha’s teaching, with an emphasis on applying the practices in contemporary everyday life.

January 10 – A Brief History of the Buddha and Buddhism
January 17 – The Four Noble Truths
January 24 – Practicing Mindfulness (Satipatthana)
January 31 – The Eightfold Path
February 7 – Characteristics of Insight
February 14 – Virtue, Action, and Kamma
February 21 – Mindfulness Meditation: A drop-in evening for meditation practice

WHO SHOULD JOIN: This course is open to all practitioners.

COURSE LEVELS: It is designed as a level 1-2 course. Click this link for a key to course level designations.

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Buddhist Fundamentals - Scholarship Rate$45.00The scholarship rate is intended for those with very limited means.

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Buddhist Fundamentals - Base Rate$90.00The base rate is intended for those with limited means.

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Buddhist Fundamentals - Sustaining Level 1$180.00Base rate plus support for teacher and IMSB.

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Buddhist Fundamentals - Sustaining Level 2$270.00Base rate plus support for teacher and IMSB.

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Buddhist Fundamentals - Sustaining Level 3$360.00Base rate plus support for teacher and IMSB.

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