View, Path and Fruition in the Three Yanas (online)

with Martin Evans

December 2nd—February 24th (2022)

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    Room: Online using Zoom

    Nine Thursday evenings
    December 2, 9 and 16
    January 6, 13 and 20
    February 10, 17 and 24

    Join us in a new course that describes the Buddhist path of the Tibetan Kagyu tradition. Based on the teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, we will examine the foundation path of the Hinayana, the Bodhisattva path of the Mahayana and the vast path of the Vajrayana.

    We will do the course in 3 parts consisting of 3 talks each with plenty of time for discussion after each talk. This course will provide us with a ground upon which we can explore the depth of the practice and teachings of the Buddhist path.

    The literal translation of the Sanskrit word yana is "vehicle". The three yanas are the three methods of working with our confusion and inherent wakefulness. 

    This course is suitable for people with some meditation experience who wish to delve deeper into the teachings of the Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. 

    Part 1… Hinayana
    12/02/21… Talk 1: Understanding the Ground
    12/09/21…Talk 2: Shamatha/Vipahsyana as Path
    12/16/21… Talk 3: So-So Tharpa

    Part 2… Mahayana
    01/06/22… Talk 1: Bodhicitta as the Ground
    01/13/22… Talk 2: Paramitas as Path
    01/20/22… Talk 3: Bodhisattva and Skillful Means

    Part 3… Vajrayana
    02/10/22… Talk 1: View of Appearance/Emptiness
    02/17/22… Talk 2: Taking the view as path
    02/24/22… Talk 3: Wisdom


    The class begins at 7:00 pm Pacific Time on December 2, 2021, on Zoom.

    Hope to see you there.


    Regular program price $60
    Generosity price $90 
    Reduced price $45
    For details on program pricing, please see here




    Martin Evans

    Martin began to study Buddhism in the early 1970’s and began to study and practice with Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche in earnest in 1976. He has also studied with the Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche and Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche in the past few decades. He has been teaching since 1981 and continues to explore the unique teachings of Trungpa Rinpoche.