Sat, 14 Sept|
Introduction to Buddhism - The Spiritual Friend with Lama Zangmo
The Tibetan word for spiritual friend literally means 'friend in goodness/virtue'. Join us as Lama Zangmo explains how a spiritual friend can help us address our suffering and support us onto a path of happiness and freedom from suffering.
Time & Location
14 Sept 2024, 10:00 – 15:30
London, 15 Spa Rd, London SE16 3SA, UK
About the event
The Spiritual Friend With Lama Zangmo
Sat 14 September
10am – 3:30pm
We all need guidance on how to change our old negative habits and how to live according to ethics and the Dharma. Therefore we need teachers and guides who can lead us along the path.
This course will cover topics such as the need for a spiritual teacher; the qualities needed in a student; the three types of Dharma person; the benefits of faith and devotion and the need for intelligent discernment on the spiritual path.
The Tibetan word for spiritual friend literally means 'friend in goodness/virtue'. This is a friend who can guide us on the path of virtue and ethics. A spiritual friend can lead us on the path that will eliminate suffering and guide us onto the path of happiness and freedom from suffering.
There are five topics on a spiritual friend.
- First is the reason why we need a spiritual friend.
- Second are the different types of spiritual friends.
- Third the characteristics of each type of spiritual friend.
- Fourth, how we should relate to and rely on a spiritual friend.
- Fifth, the benefits that come from relying on a spiritual friend.
This day can be attended on its own or as a part of the monthly Introduction to Buddhism series. Other dates in this series are:
6 April; 4 May; 8 June; 13 July; 14 September; and 19 October 2024.
The course will include time for Q&A and meditation.
Lunch will be available in our Tibetan Tearoom.
Suitable for anyone wishing to gain more familiarity with the Buddhist teachings.
The £5 is a non refundable registration fee, not a payment for the course. There is no charge for our courses and teachings, but donations to help cover the costs of running the centre are very welcome.
- Ticket type
This ticket is a non-returnable admin fee, and not a payment for the teaching.Price£5.00
- Ticket type
This is a donation towards the running costs of Kagyu Samye Dzong London£