All about Karma
Discovering Buddhism Module 6
From August 2019
Margo van Greta
"Your whole life is controlled by karma, you live within the energy field of karma. Your energy interacts with another energy, then another, and another. That’s how your entire life unfolds. Physically, mentally, it’s all karma."
Lama Thubten Yeshe
Lama Thubten Yeshe
This module aims to introduce you to the Buddhist concept of karma, the law of cause and effect, and what it means to take personal responsibility. Using examples from everyday life we will analyze how actions determine their results and cause us to experience either happiness or suffering. We will explore purification practices and establish a daily meditation on karma.
This is a 5 session module, part of the 14 module Discovering Buddhism course.
During the course we will use teachings, meditation and discussions.
You will receive online reading material, access to audio recordings and a 26-minute video.and access to short review quizzes.
Over 2500 years ago, Shakyamuni Buddha gained direct insight into the nature of reality, perfected the qualities of wisdom, compassion, and power, and revealed the path to his disciples. In the 11th Century, Atisha brought these teachings to Tibet in the form of the lam-rim – the stages on the path to enlightenment. The lam-rim tradition found its pinnacle in the teachings of the great Tibetan saint Lama Tsongkhapa in the 14th Century, and these teachings continued to pass from teacher to student up to this present day.
When Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche transmitted these teachings to their disciples, they imparted a deeply experiential tradition of study and practice, leading thousands of seekers to discover the truth of what the Buddha taught. This tradition is the core of Discovering Buddhism.
All of the FPMT study programs and especially Discovering Buddhism are presented within a context that reflects FPMT “Wisdom Culture.“
Discovering Buddhism is a two-year, fourteen-module series that gives the student a solid foundation in the teachings and practice of Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism.
Margo van Greta
Margo van Greta is a pioneer of holistic spirituality, who brings in-depth Buddhist practices into our western culture.
Involved with the Dharma since 1987, Margo has studied and practised both in the East and the West. She received teachings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Khadrola, Geshe Lama Konchok, Geshe Chiampa Gyatso, Venerable Robina Courtin, and attended Foundations of Buddhist Thought. She is an FPMT registered teacher for Discovering Buddhism, teaches evening classes and holds retreats. She spends one month a year in retreat in Nepal or southern Spain. She is the founder of Togme Sangpo Buddhist Group, which she started in 2012 with the blessing of her main teacher Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
Wed. August 28, September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 2019 (5 sessions) Time 7.30-9pm
Venue: Clear Light, Culbin Sands 6, Findhorn, Moray, IV36 3QJ
Suggested donation £75/£60/£50 (Tiered Pricing)
We recognise that what is affordable for some can be a financial stretch for others and offer a tiered pricing structure. When you book, please select the price that feels appropriate for you.
£75 Pay it Forward Price covers the cost of your retreat and helps us to sustain our Buddhist group organising the next event.
£60 Sustainable Price covers the cost of your retreat.
£50 Supported Price reflects a partial bursary toward the cost of your retreat and is intended for those with minor financial need.
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