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Opening the Heart Sutra Retreat: The Art of Contemplation

Online: Hosted by The Middle Way Initiative

Buddhist teacher and author Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel will be teaching "Opening the Heart Sutra: The Art of Contemplation" December 9-12, 2021 as a live on-line, four-day retreat. During this retreat Elizabeth will guide us through a deep exploration of the Heart Sutra. The live retreat will be broadcast via Zoom. The program will be simulcast in English with Portuguese translation. This retreat is hosted by Elizabeth’s non-profit, The Middle Way Initiative.

Living Dharma: Sacred World

Online: Hosted by Phuntsok Choling

Elizabeth will explore the Vajrayana principle of sacred world as well as the relationship between the emptiness teachings of the Middle Way and the view of the Vajrayana.

Mahayana Essentials: Unshakeable Confidence on the Bodhisattva Path

Online: Hosted by Pema Osel

In this year’s Mahayana Essentials program, hosted by Pema Osel, Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel will ask us to think of the bodhisattva path as a path of increasing compassion and tenderness, but also as a path of cultivating courage, and more.

Nyingma Summer Seminar

Online: Hosted by Phuntsok Choling

Gain fresh understanding of the Three Yanas of Tibetan Buddhism in this three-weekend teaching program with Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, Dungse Jampal Norbu and Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel. Kongtrul Rinpoche has often called this much-loved annual event our “Thanksgiving” as a community in Mangala Shri Bhuti, a time when we gather to appreciate the richness that Buddhadharma brings into our lives. Attend from anywhere in the world via live video streaming or watch the recorded video at your convenience.