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Date & Time Details: Tuesdays 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (PT)

Location: Online only

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Discovering Buddhism, Module 1 Mind and Its Potential

With Gelongma Lozang Yönten 

March 26 - April 30, 2024

Online Only Via Zoom

Register for this Program:

This program is offered in Collaboration with Ocean of Compassion. The centers will alternate handling registrations. For Module 1 please Register using Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center’s event page, listed below.


Six Tuesday sessions
March 26 –  April 30, 2024; 7:00pm – 8:30pm PDT (Pacific Daylight Time)

Practice Day
Saturday May 4, 2024; 1:00pm – 4:00pm PDT
In-Person and Online

Examine what is “mind,” its nature and function, and how it affects our experience of happiness and suffering. Come explore the differentiation between mind and brain, mind as the creator of our experiences, and the implications of possessing a mind that has no beginning and no end. In addition, learn methods to transform destructive thoughts and attitudes and create a positive and joyous mind.


Class Recordings:


All classes will be recorded and uploaded to Ocean of Compassion’s youtube channel (use linke below). Please allow 72 hours for the recordings to be uploaded. We will not be distributing links for the recordings.




More Information about FPMT’s Discovering Buddhism Program

Learn more about the FPMT Discovering Buddhism curriculum (starting at minute 7:33): https://youtu.be/XWbW9tCV4qE?t=453

Watch the preview of the first Discovering Buddhism module — Mind and Its Potential: https://youtu.be/KOEXkaow0ko



Gelongma Lozang Yönten 
Gelongma Lozang Yönten (Chaplain and Lecturer of Buddhist Studies at Maitripa College in Portland, Oregon USA) has been a nun since 2003. Buddhist since her teenage years, Ven. Yönten moved to Australia and studied extensively under Gyurmé Khensur Rinpoche Geshe Tashi Tsering (at Chenrezig Institute, AU) from 2002–2009 before moving to…
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