Aug 4-6 (2017)

Form is empty. Emptiness is form.
Emptiness is not other than form; form is also not other than emptiness.
In the same way, feeling, discrimination, compositional factors, and consciousness are empty.

Join us in this weekend retreat, where we will hear an authoritative explanation of the Heart Sutra (Tib. Sherab Nyingpo) one of the concise sutras in the Perfection of Wisdom genre of Buddhist literature. Learn the implied meaning behind the words and how to meditate on emptiness.

About the Instructor

Ven. Sangye Khadro (Kathleen McDonald) was ordained as a nun in 1974 and is one of the foremost Western teachers in the FPMT tradition. Her book How to Meditate is an excellent introduction to Buddhist practice.

Ven. Sangye Khadro served as the resident teacher of the FPMT’s Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore, spent several years at Isitituto Lama Tzongkhapa in Italy completing the FPMT Masters Program, and now travels around the world to study, teach, and engage in retreat.

See interview with Ven Sangye Khadro in 2006

Registration to come.

Date(s): Aug 4-6 (2017)
Times: 7:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Instructor/Leader: Venerable Sangye Khadro
Type of event: retreat
Number of sessions: multiple
Level: intermediate
Participation: full-time preferred
Location: Main Gompa
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Registration and Donations for Heart Sutra weekend w. Ven. Sangye Khadro

Ticket Type Price Spaces
1. Commuters
$150 includes lunch on Saturday and Sunday
$50.00
1b. Drop in
Select more spaces as desired.
$10.00
1c. Drop in
Select more spaces as desired.
$25.00
2a. Residential - Shared room
$220. Registration fee $100. Balance payable on Aug 4. Members $25 off.
$100.00
2b. Residential - Double room
$250 per person (to be booked jointly by two friends who want to share). Registration fee $100. Balance payable on Aug 4. Members $25 off.
$100.00
2c. Registraiton - Single room
$340. Registration fee $100. Balance payable on Aug 4. Members $25 off.
$100.00
3. Gift of Dharma $108.00