Beginners course – Our incredible mind and a brief introduction to meditation
This basic course features short videos which introduce essential concepts in meditation and Buddhist practice.
Buddhist Introduction Course: Part 1 – Renunciation
The purpose of this ‘beginners’ course’ is to provide an introduction into Buddhist philosophy and practice. The framework and reference material used for the purpose of this Introduction into Buddhism is based on the “the Path of Clearlight”, one of the long list of Dharma books composed by His Holiness Gyalwai Nyugu Rinpoche.
This course provides simple insight into renunciation (Part 1), which includes precious human life, impermanence and death, the infallibility of cause and effect, and the defects and suffering of samsara, Bodhicitta (Part 2) and following a spiritual guide to be introduced as a separate introduction course.
Feel free to follow the course in your own time or according to the recommended course guideline.
Buddhist Introduction Course: Part 2 – Bodhicitta
Bodhicitta, the precious and excellent mind…..
This course provides simple insight into Bodhicitta (Part 2). Bodhicitta is truly a noble aspiration for anyone to embark on and when practised of incredible benefit to any one person and to the world as a whole.
What is incorporated in Bodhicitta? It includes the noble aspiration and practise toward boundless kindness, compassion, joy in equanimity to all sentient beings. When embarked on and practised, it is of incredible benefit to any one person and to the world as a whole. In practise it includes generosity, forbearance, discipline, diligence, concentration and wisdom. Bodhicitta is the most important practise in Mahayana Buddhism and in the Great Perfection.
The course is currently in progress and materials will be updated accordingly. If you have just arrived, feel free to start from the beginning.
This is an introduction to the Ngöndro practice. If after watching the introduction videos you are interested in starting the Ngöndro course and practices, please get in contact with Lama Lakshyong for further information on how to enrole, send an e-mail to: [email protected]
Ngöndro Practices and Instructions
This is the main Ngöndro course with its practices.