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Visionary Salon: with Lama Migmar Tseten
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Visionary Salon: Awakening to Buddhism
with Lama Migmar Tseten
with hosts Alex Grey and Allyson Grey
May 31st, 2015, 1pm - 4pm
Admission - $40 online / $50 door
Awakening To Buddhism
Join Harvard Buddhist Chaplain, Lama Migmar Tseten, for a talk on Buddhism that will include:
- General explanation of Buddhism and its lineage, philosophy
- Basic overview of the major schools
- Explanation of the power of Mantra
- The Mahasiddha paintings project
- Introduction to Mahamudra
-Tibetan Buddhist Dzogchen
Avalokitesvara, by Alex Grey
Lama Migmar Tseten
Lama Migmar Tseten has been serving Harvard as a Buddhist Chaplain since 1997. He is Founder of the Sakya School for Buddhist Studies and Director of Mangalam Studio. He received both a traditional and a contemporary education in India, graduating with an Acharya degree in 1979 from Tibetan Institute of Sanskrit University, Varanasi, India, and with first position every nine years among four schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He was awarded a medal for academic excellence, by His Holiness The Dalai Lama. He was also recognized as Khenpo for his scholarship and service to the Dharma by His Holiness Sakya Trizin. Lama Migmar served as the head of Sakya Center in Rajpur, India, and the Sakya Monastery in Puruwalla, India, from 1981 to 1989, taking care of the well being of several hundred monastic residents. During this time he reintroduced the original form of the geshe educational system of Tibet, with degrees from kazhipa up to the rabjampa degree, with a curriculum that included all of the eighteen major texts, which are known as the Dragchen Chogyed.
Additionally, Lama Migmar supervised the editing and publication of over 50 rare volumes of Sakya literature including the 31 volumes of Sakya Lamdre and the rare Golden Manuscripts of the Five Founding Masters of Sakya. He founded Sakya Institute for Buddhist Studies in Cambridge, MA in 1990. Lama Migmar leads retreats at Buddhist centers throughout North America and Europe.
1:00 - 3:00 Talk with Lama Migmar
3:00 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 4:00 Q & A with Lama Migmar and Hosts Alex & Allyson Grey
The CoSM Shop and Cafe will be open.
Rooms are available for rent in our fully renovated Victorian Mansion.
Many originals and reproductions of Alex & Allyson Grey's artwork are on display in the guest house.
CoSM, Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, 46 Deer Hill Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 - click here for directions.
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