• Maximum $108.00 – Suggested Donation per class is $20. Suggested Donation for the Series is $80
  • Free - Sangha / Staff / Friends of LMB

Date & Time Details: Sundays from 10:30 am -12:00 pm (PT)

Location: In-person at the Gompa and via Online via Zoom

Address: 5800 Prescott Road, Soquel, CA, USA

Contact: James Binstead
[email protected]

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Intro to Buddhism Part 2

With Tubten Pende

February 25 - March 24, 2024

This Series will be In-Person in the Gompa and Online via Zoom

All classes will be recorded and distributed after each class if you can’t make it one week.

Join us for the next installment of our “Introduction to Buddhism” series part 2 Tubten Pende. These insightful sessions are to exploring key aspects of Buddhist philosophy. You do not need to have done the first series to join this one. 

Week 1 – February 25: The Practice of the 6 Perfections

Week 2 – March 3: Cultivating Meditative Concentration (Shamatha)

Week 3 – March 10 Cultivating Wisdom, the Antidote to Ignorance 

Week 4 – March 24: The Tantric Path


*** NO CLASS March 17 due to the Retreat with Geshe Zopa ****

Art credit: Tara Di Gesu


Tubten Pende
Tubten Pende, a.k.a. Jim Dougherty, has been a practicing Buddhist since 1972 when he was introduced to Tibetan Buddhism in India. Pende was included in the first wave of FPMT’s Western Buddhist teachers. He was the coordinator of the Geshe Studies Program at Manjushri Institute in the UK; spiritual program…
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