Exploring the Mahayana Open House Series

Date/Time
10/12/2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

KarlwMicExploring the Mahayana Open House Series
continues with “The Heart Attack Sutra”
A series of video talks from Mitra Karl Brunnhölzl on his book “The Heart Attack Sutra”


Thursdays, Oct. 12- Nov. 9, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

The Heart Sutra is no doubt one of the most famous and most recited texts throughout the Buddhist world. But apart from being a spiritual text in which the most frequently used word is “NO” and which seems to leave us with no answers, what does it really mean?

Session one will look at three points: How can the Heart Sutra cause a heart attack (or mind attack)? How can we understand this sutra as a koan and use it as a personal contemplative tool for our daily life? What does true fearlessness mean?

In the following sessions we will explore both traditional and modern approaches to understand the message of this short and profound text in detail and at the same time let go of it.

7:00-7:15 Short meditation
7:15-8:45 Video and snacks
8:45-9:00 Discussion

Open to all. Suggested donation $15


Mitra Karl Brunnhölzl was trained as a physician and presently works as a Tibetan translator and Buddhist teacher. He studied Tibetology, Buddhology, and Sanskrit at Hamburg University and Tibetan language and Buddhist philosophy and practice at the Marpa Institute for Translators in Kathmandu. Currently he works as a translator and interpreter for the Tsadra Foundation, Nalandabodhi, and the Nitartha Institute. In 2009 he was appointed as the first Western khenpo (abbot in the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages) by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. Mitra Karl is the author of several books on Buddhism: The Center of the Sunlight Sky, Straight from the Heart, In Praise of Dharmadhātu, Luminous Heart, Gone Beyond, Groundless Paths, The Heart Attack Sutra, Mining for Wisdom within Delusion, and When The Clouds Part.

 


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    Exploring the Mahayana Open House Series

    Date/Time
    10/12/2017
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    KarlwMicExploring the Mahayana Open House Series
    continues with “The Heart Attack Sutra”
    A series of video talks from Mitra Karl Brunnhölzl on his book “The Heart Attack Sutra”


    Thursdays, Oct. 12- Nov. 9, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

    The Heart Sutra is no doubt one of the most famous and most recited texts throughout the Buddhist world. But apart from being a spiritual text in which the most frequently used word is “NO” and which seems to leave us with no answers, what does it really mean?

    Session one will look at three points: How can the Heart Sutra cause a heart attack (or mind attack)? How can we understand this sutra as a koan and use it as a personal contemplative tool for our daily life? What does true fearlessness mean?

    In the following sessions we will explore both traditional and modern approaches to understand the message of this short and profound text in detail and at the same time let go of it.

    7:00-7:15 Short meditation
    7:15-8:45 Video and snacks
    8:45-9:00 Discussion

    Open to all. Suggested donation $15


    Mitra Karl Brunnhölzl was trained as a physician and presently works as a Tibetan translator and Buddhist teacher. He studied Tibetology, Buddhology, and Sanskrit at Hamburg University and Tibetan language and Buddhist philosophy and practice at the Marpa Institute for Translators in Kathmandu. Currently he works as a translator and interpreter for the Tsadra Foundation, Nalandabodhi, and the Nitartha Institute. In 2009 he was appointed as the first Western khenpo (abbot in the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages) by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. Mitra Karl is the author of several books on Buddhism: The Center of the Sunlight Sky, Straight from the Heart, In Praise of Dharmadhātu, Luminous Heart, Gone Beyond, Groundless Paths, The Heart Attack Sutra, Mining for Wisdom within Delusion, and When The Clouds Part.

     


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    Nalandabodhi New York

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