2019 Rigpe Dorje Philosophy Program

September 7 to November 5

Teacher & Guide
The Venerable Drupon Khenpo Lodro Namgyal Negi

Translators
Ivonne Prieto Rose (Yeshe) and Chris Rose (Zopa)

MAIN TEACHING

Compulsory to attend all Teachings, the Root Text and Scriptures or one Language class

Daily 9:00 am - 11:00 am except Wednesdays

Understanding Genuine Reality Through Reasoning – Part 1

Elucidation of PRASANGIKA or the CONSEQUENCE MIDDLE WAY SCHOOL based on Aryadeva's dbu ma bzhi brgya pa [Four Hundred Verses on the Middle way] and its commentary by Bötrul Rinpoche.

The teachings are presented in order that students may ascertain an approximation of genuine reality by cutting through conceptual constructs of apparent reality through inferential reasoning.

SCRIPTURES & LANGUAGE CLASSES

Daily except Tuesday afternoons and Wednesdays.
Morning: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm | Afternoon: 2.30 pm - 4:00 pm

Root Text Class: Aryadeva's "Four Hundred Verses on the Middle Way"
[Tib. dbu ma bzhi brgya pa].

Study of the scriptural source of the main teaching. Medium of instruction: English.

SCRIPTURES CLASS

Je Gampopa's "Ornament of Precious Liberation" - Part II, from Chapter 8

TIBETAN LANGUAGE CLASSES

Daily from 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm except on Wednesdays

I. BEGINNER LANGUAGE CLASS –

BEGINNER LANGUAGE CLASS – Emphasis: alphabet, reading and conversation skills. Prerequisites: none. Medium of Instruction: Tibetan and English.

II. INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED LANGUAGE CLASSES –

INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED LANGUAGE CLASSES will be organised according to the capacity of attending students. Medium of instruction: English with some Tibetan.

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