Bodhisattva's joy weekend retreat

Shantideva's Benefits of Bodhichitta

Friday, Nov 26 - Sunday, Nov 28

Contemplating Shantideva’s verses on the benefits of bodhichitta, we rejoice in this precious mind and develop wishing faith, meditating on the deep wish to develop this mind and become a modern day Bodhisattva.

"Of all Dharma realizations, bodhichitta is supreme."

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Friday, Nov 26

6:30-8pm - Intro Talk

Saturday, Nov 27

9-10am - Session 1:  Verse 7 - A most powerful virtue
11am-12pm - Session 2:  Verse 8 - Wish-fulfilment
1-2pm - Session 3:  Verse 9 - Special name & meaning
3-4pm - Session 4:  Verse 10 - Transformation

Sunday, Nov 28

9-10am - Session 5:  Verse 11 - Value of precious bodhichitta 
11am-12pm - Session 6:  Verse 12 - Inexhaustible fruits
1-2pm - Session 7:  Verse 13 - Protection from great fear
3-4pm - Session 8:  Verse 14 - Swift destruction of great evil

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With Resident Teacher Trina Gunther

Trina Gunther is a long-time practitioner of Modern Kadampa Buddhism. She has studied and practiced in Dharma centers under Gen-la Dekyong and Gen Rigpa, and she has worked as Education Program Coordinator at centers in Los Angeles and the UK. She is an inspiring example of a lay practitioner of Kadampa Buddhism, and brings with her a wealth of practical experience of putting Buddha's teachings into practice amidst a busy daily life.

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