Tuesdays and Fridays ~ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

How to Understand the Mind

Ongoing

Gen Kelsang Rinzin

Taught by Gen Kelsang Rinzin

Course Descriptions

How to Understand the Mind

How to Understand the Mind

Tuesdays at 7:00pm

This new book by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso offers us deep insight into our mind and how it works. It is a practical guide to developing a light, positive attitude – showing how to recognize and abandon states of mind that harm us, and to cultivate peaceful, positive states of mind that bring us happiness.

Benefits
In this course, you will learn how to replace negatve states mind with beneficial ones. You’ll gain insight into the different types of mind and develop a deep understanding of meditation, bringing all you’ve learned about the mind into your practice. You’ll be able to use the insight you gain from the course to be happier, and to improve your life and the lives of others.

Enrollment
In general, one may enroll at any time, and you may try two classes before enrolling. Particular class days are more conducive as 'trial days' so please contact Heruka Center for a good day to come. If you decide to join us you can enroll right after the second trial class.

When: Class meets twice a week, Tuesdays at 6:30pm

Cost: $60/month makes you a Supporting Member. For that cost, you get access to all the Foundation Program classes and recordings, as well as free access to all drop-in meditation classes, free access to most retreats at the center, and 1/2 price on all other events at Heruka Center except empowerments.

Dates:

Tentative Syllabus
May 2

Intro, What is the Mind, How the Mind is Able to Move

9

Levels of Mind, Primary Minds and Mental Factors

16

Conceptual Minds

23

Conceptual Minds

30

Non-Conceptual Minds

June 6

Discussion Class

13

Sense Awareness

20

Mental Awareness

Summer Break

August 15

Sense Direct Perceivers

22

Mental Direct Perceivers

29

Yogic Direct Perceivers

September 5

Discussion Class

12

Subsequent Cognizers

19

Divisions of Subsequent Cognizers

26

Offering to the Spiritual Guide

International Fall Festival

October 17

Recognizers

24

Correct Beliefs

31

Non-Ascertaining Perceivers

Break

November 14

Discussion Class

21

Non-Deluded Doubts

28

Wrong Awarenesses

December 5

Wrong Awarenesses

12

Valid and Non-Valid Cognizers

19

Valid and Non-Valid Cognizers

Holiday Break

Holiday Break

January 9

Review session

16

Discussion

23

Begin new section: Meditation!



Location ~ Fort Collins  

Heruka Buddhist Center

149 W Harvard St, Suite 102
Fort Collins, CO 80525

Tips on getting here

We are just off of College Ave. Harvard is two lights north of the mall, or the first light south of Drake. Go west one block to McClelland, turn south, and then immediately turn into the parking lot.

NOTE: Parking is on the south side of the building, and entrance is not from Harvard St., but McClelland Dr.



Fort Collins ~ Heruka Buddhist Center