Online Foundations for Freedom -The Hinayana - Part 2

October 4th—November 1st

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  • $108.00 Program Price
  • $120.00 Patron Price
Room: Online

The Second Noble Truth – Origins of Suffering Part 1: The Five Skandhas

Course two in the series will provide an in-depth exploration of the fundamental teaching of the Five Skandhas.

Having recognized the truth of suffering and confusion that is pervasive in our lives, we naturally have questions. How does this state of suffering arise?  Where does the confusion come from? Our innate intelligence begins to explore the subtle layers of experience, going deeper and deeper until we come to the heart of our being. 

In this course, we will touch these layers of experience one by one, starting from the unconditioned, innate ground of open space, and see how we fabricate our own world of projections.

Class 1

Introduction to the Second Noble Truth and the Five Skandhas including 

The First Skandha – Form

Sunday Oct 4      11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Class 2

The Second Skandha – Feeling

Sunday Oct 11   11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Class 3

The Third Skandha - Perception

Sunday Oct 18    11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Class 4

The Fourth Skandha – Conceptual Formation

Sunday Oct 25   11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Class 5

The Fifth Skandha – Consciousness

Sunday Nov 1   11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Class 6

Questions and Answers

TBD

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