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Location: Bangkok Shambhala Meditation Center

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This weekly event includes group meditation, followed by reading of a chapter from the current book, followed by group discussion on the material,  plus refreshments and social time at the end.
 
Readings and discussions are based on the book,  ” The Teacup & The Skullcup: Chogyam Trungpa on Zen & Tantra“.  The Teacup and the Skullcup contains Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche s important teachings on Zen. The heart of the book is a series of seven talks given to students and the public in 1974, under the title Zen and Tantra. The talks provide a warmly appreciative survey of the roots, meditation, training techniques, results, and the historical places of Zen and tantra particularly the crazy wisdom tradition in the development of Buddhism. Trungpa Rinpoche delineates the underlying philosophies and aesthetic expression of the two traditions through vivid example, personal experience, and especially through a lively give and take with the audience. At times enigmatic, often humorous, and always challenging conventional ideas, Trungpa Rinpoche sheds a unique light on practice and the path. The Teacup and the Skullcup also includes his tantric commentary on one of Zen s most famous teaching devices the ten Oxherding Pictures as well as his eulogy for friend and mentor, Zen master Shunryu Suzuki Roshi.
 
You won’t need to have your own copy. We’ll read aloud together. 

This is a wonderful opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting, learn about the principles of meditation, and to meet and mingle with fellow practitioners (bring your friends)! We welcome both newcomers and familiar faces. No previous experience needed. Come to one class, or come every week.

This is a drop-in class.  No previous attendance, registration, or fee is required.  Donations are always appreciated, but not mandatory.  Suggested Donation 100 Baht (or more).   Everyone who contributes time &/or energy to help make these classes happen is an unpaid volunteer. Thanks for your participation and support! 

Join the class by Google Meet (https://meet.google.com/ryj-qvkf-jrt 
or attend the class in person at the Shambhala Center.
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2024-04-22 06:10:41