At this teaching Lama Jampa will explain the stages of the Buddhist path to enlightenment as described his book Rain of Clarity. The book is based on the teachings of the enlightened masters of the Sakya Tradition.
"This work is intended as a gateway into Buddhist spiritual thought as a basis for a healthy and spiritually fulfilled life. In it, Lama Jampa Thaye covers the Buddhist path from the initial taking refuge right up to the profound teachings of the vajrayana." ( From the foreword to Rain of Clarity by H. H. Sakya Trizin).
The teaching on Saturday 19th is the first part of a series, the teaching will cover the first chapter on the basis of buddha nature and taking refuge in the three jewels. Lama Jampa will teaching the remaining chapters in 2016.
Rain of Clarity is one of the first English texts written with all the qualities of a traditional style of buddhist teaching. It includes discussion on modern issues facing modern Western practitioners of Buddhism.
The buddhist teachings is suitable for everyone, for new people interested in dharma and those who are already established practitioners.
Copies of the book will be available to purchase at the teaching, also available at Dechen
The teachings are 10.30am to 12.30pm, a lunch break and then 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Cost is $15 for one session or $25 for the full day.
Parking is available on 2nd and 4th St structures.