Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, Lerab Ling, 2-17 June 2001

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Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche's Teachings on the Bodhicharyavatara, Chapter Nine, Rigpa Shedra, Lerab Ling, 2-17 June 2001

  • 2 June 2001

Introduction: Approaches to Study

  • 3 June 2001

Introduction to the Buddhist Teachings and the Teachings on Emptiness
Bodhicharyavatara Chapter 9 Verse 1

  • 4 June 2001

The Madhyamaka School, Shunyata and Interdependent Origination
Bodhicharyavatara Chapter 9 Verse 2

  • 5 June 2001

Attitude and Motivation to Study
Relative and Absolute Truth (Verse 2)
Bodhicharyavatara Chapter 9 Verses 3 – 15

  • 6 June 2001

Teachings on Shunyata
Bodhicharyavatara Chapter 9 Verses 15-34

  • 7 June 2001

Egolessness of Self and Dharma
Bodhicharyavatara Chapter 9 Verses 35 – 56

  • 8 June 2001

Egolessness
Bodhicharyavatara Verses 56 - 77
Tonglen Practice
Study and Practice

  • 9- 10 June 2001

Public weekend
How to overcome suffering caused by clinging to the self through the practices of shamatha, contemplation and tonglen
Becoming clear and free from the suffering of samsara—how to work with grasping at self in absolute way.
Discipline of observing one’s mind (Personal Link Teaching)

  • 11 June 2001

ka and tenchö
Bodhicharyavatara Chapter 9 Verses 78 – 87

  • 12 June 2001

Bodhicitta has to Grow
Bodhicharyavatara Chapter 9 Verses 88 - 99 Mindfulness of the Feeling

  • 13 June 2001

Outline of Chapter 9
How Studying Madhyamaka Applies to Everyday Life
Bodhicharyavatara, Ch. 9, Verses 99 – 115

  • 14 June 2001

Two Categories of Dharma: Scripture and Realization
Bodhicharyavatara, Verses 116-149
Study, shyal shé
Questions and Answers

  • 15 June 2001

Buddha, Dharma and Sangha, the Two Truths, Categories of Logic and Reasoning, the Benefits of Realizing Emptiness
Bodhicharyavatara, Ch. 9, Verses 150–167
Advice from Ven. Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, June 2001 How to Continue

  • 16 June 2001

Tibetan terms and questions and answers

  • 17 June 2001

Teaching on taking Refuge; Refuge vow and naming ceremony; receiving of Manjushri rupa, lung and citta abhisheka’s
How mental thinking and emotions are connected to speech (Personal Link Teaching)
Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche’s parting words—a statement of his intention and his advice for continuing.