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Teaching on Gorampa’s Abhidharma concludes today

Khenpo Dr Ngawang Jorden completed three weeks of teaching today on Gorampa’s Abhidharma. The teaching was in English with Chinese translation. For those who were unable to attend the course, you can listen to the teachings on the Tibetan Monastery Services webcast service which is available at: https://www.gompaservices.com IBA would like to thank Khenpo Dr[…]

Abhidharma teachings now available online

IBA is pleased to announce that the first day of the webcast of the special 15 day course on Gorampa’s Abhidharma by Khenpo Dr Ngawang Jorden, Principal of the International Buddhist Academy, Kathmandu, is now available to view on the Gompa Services website. The course is given in English with Chinese translation. To view the webcast of[…]

Sat 23 June: teaching on the Heart Sutra at IBA

Ven Kunsang Choephel will give an introduction to the ‘Heart Sutra’, one of the most cited and widely known Buddhist texts. The central topic of the ‘Heart Sutra’ is the Buddhist understanding of the ultimate nature of mind and phenomena. The Sutra presents a dialogue between the monk Shariputra and the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in which[…]

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Sat 16 June teaching: Meditation on Avalokiteshvara

Ven Kunsang Choephel will give a free teaching in English on ‘Meditation on Avalokiteshvara’. Avalokiteshvara is the embodiment of the compassion of all the Buddhas, as visualised in the form of a meditational deity. Ven Kunsang Choephel will teach on the meaning of the six-syllable mantra of Avalokiteshvara: Om Ma-Ni Pad-Me Hum. The six syllables[…]

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Tues 12 June – 3 to 5pm at IBA – Talk on Neuroscience and Buddhism

Neuroscience and Buddhism Connections Professor Marcia Grabowecky and Professor Ken Paller from Northwestern University USA will give a talk at IBA on Neuroscience and Buddhism Connections on Tuesday 12 June from 3pm to 5pm. Professor Paller is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Program and Professor Marcia Grabowecky is Research Associate Professor[…]