October 21-22

Comparative View of Buddhism and Hinduism

Narayan Prasad Rijal

In this course, Mr. Narayan Prasad Rijal will lead teachings, discussion on Buddhist and Advaita systems of Hindu Philosophy, practice and logic. 

The program schedule will be:

Morning session:
9:00-12:00 Noon
With a half hour tea break in between.

Afternoon session:

This course will include the daily prayers chant in Sanskirt and an optional morning and evening group meditation.

Teacher: Mr. Narayan Prasad Rijal, a Nepali Buddhist teacher and translator of Sanskrit and Tibetan texts. A member of the Byomakusuma sangha (www.byomakusuma.org), he was granted the title Sahayak Dharmadhara (assistant holder of the Dharma) in 2008 by Acharya Mahayogi Sridhar Rana Rinpoche. He teaches Buddhist meditation and comparative philosophy of Buddhism and Hinduism. The son of a Nepali pandit, Narayan has been steeped in Sanskrit studies from an early age and has translated numerous texts from Sanskrit and Tibetan into Nepali. He is also a lecturer of physics at Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu.

He is teaching at Deer Park on the invitation of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. He has studied under various Buddhist teachers, including H.H. Sakya Trizin, Chogye Trichen Rinpoche and Acharya Mahayogi Sridhar Rana Rinpoche.