30-31 October 2021 (weekend)

Shantideva

PROGRAMME REGISTRATION SUGGESTED DONATIONS FOOD GUIDE FOR PARTICIPANTS

 

PROGRAMME

Led by: Lama Rinchen. The study sessions are conducted in Polish.

Detailed schedule: Saturday and Sunday at 10:30-11:30 a.m., 12:00-1:00 p.m., 2:30-3:30 p.m. and 4:00-5:00 p.m.

The number of people allowed to be in the temple will be limited, in accordance with applicable pandemic regulations. Please note that fully vaccinated people are not included in number limits.

Optionally, for those who will not be able to attend the seminar at our Centre, there will be online streaming. The event is non-public so in order to receive the link registration is necessary (see: registration).

In the spring of 2018 a six-year cycle of studies of classical Buddhist texts ended in Grabnik. Many new people asked to join the studies to systematise their knowledge and deepen their understanding of the Dharma. On the other hand, many of those who have completed the six-year study cycle also wanted to continue with this kind of detailed analysis of other texts.

To meet the expectations of both groups, Lama Rinchen has decided that in the autumn of 2018 we would begin the study of one of the most important classic texts of the Mahayana teachings, the "Guide to the Bodhisattva's way of Life" by Shantideva. It mainly comprises of timeless and very practical advice on what kind of motivation one should have, and how to follow this in carrying out the actions of everyday life. It also provides explanations on meditation and emptiness.

As the teachings contained in the "Guide to the Bodhisattva's way of Life" embrace the whole of the Dharma, this text can also be treated as a summary of the six-year studies that have taken place so far.

The existing format for the study group has changed. Although we continue to meet for one weekend a month, there is no mandatory attendance, which means that you will also be able to participate in lectures as you are able to. However, the new material is based on previous lectures, so one will get much more benefit from taking part in the entire cycle of study than just in individual classes.

 

REGISTRATION

Registration deadline (and prepayment for meals) – till the 25th of October.

Registration can be completed by using the registration form. Please fill in the form also for any accompanying person not participating in the sessions.

The number of people allowed to be in the temple will be limited, in accordance with applicable pandemic regulations. Please note that fully vaccinated people are not included in number limits.

All changes considering your stay should be submitted at least three days in advance.

Optionally, there will be non-public streaming, available for those who receive direct link to the event. Registration can be completed by using the registration form. The link will be sent approximately one day in advance to the email address given while registering.

 

SUGGESTED DONATIONS

Our Buddhist Centre in Grabnik is maintained exclusively by donations, therefore each, even very symbolic, amount offered money is important and appreciated. Those who would like to support us, may do the donations via transfer to our bank account or with a use of a debit card (see: donate) or in cash at the Centre.

Suggested donation (meals not included):
one day - 50 PLN
full seminar - 100 PLN

Additional stay not during the seminar – 15 PLN per day
Children and accompanying persons not participating in the sessions – 15 PLN per day

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FOOD (only when prepaid and booked on time)

All meals are vegetarian.
Suggested donation: breakfast 10 PLN, lunch 15 PLN, dinner 10 PLN (full board - 35 PLN)

Please bring your own mug.

Prepayment is not equivalent to registering for the seminar. Please remember to register!
We are not able to guarantee meals to those arriving unannounced.

NOTE:
- We cannot guarantee meals to those who do not register and make a donation on time.
- Meals are served at fixed hours (breakfast at 8 a.m., lunch at 1 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m.).
- Please think your order through. There are no returns for ordered and not used meals, unless a resignation is submitted three days in advance.

Donations may be done via transfer to a bank account or by credit card (see donate).
If you have any problems with money transfer, please contact the office.

 

GUIDE FOR PARTICIPANTS

In order to avoid misunderstandings and make the work of our team easier, please read the Guide for Participants which explains what to bring, where to stay, how to behave and more.

 

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