April 6-8, 2012 9am-12pm (w tea break), 2-4pm
This classic text, written in the 14th century by Gyalse Thogme Zangpo, is a training manual for would-be Bodhisattvas - those dedicated to attaining Enlightenment out of compassion for the world. These verses elucidate how to overcome our egoistic self-concerns and embark on the altruistic Mahayana path of compassion and wisdom
Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo is a renowned Buddhist teacher, popular worldwide for her warm, clear and down-to-earth presentation of the Dharma and its application in daily life. The inspiring story of her life, including 12 years of secluded retreat in a Himalayan cave, is the subject of a well-known biography, Cave in the Snow. Jetsunma is the founder and abbess of Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery near Tashijong, H.P.