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Tendai Tutorial – Jan. 4th

Tendai Buddhist Institute 1525 NY-295, East Chatham, NY

An in-depth study of Makashikan by Zhiyi. The text we are using is Clear Serenity, Quiet Insight: T’ien-T’ai Chih-i’s Mo-ho chih-kuan, translated with commentary by Paul Swanson, University of Hawai’i Press, 2018. 

Year of the Water Tiger

Tendai Buddhist Institute 1525 NY-295, East Chatham, NY

What will the New Year bring us, does it matter? This will be a mélange of Year of the Tiger and how the symbolism of the Tiger is situated in Buddhist teachings and practices.

Sutra Class – Jan. 8th

Tendai Buddhist Institute 1525 NY-295, East Chatham, NY

The articles are in Teiser, SF and Stone, J (eds.) (2009) Readings of the Lotus Sutra. Columbia University Press. Reading and discussing these articles provides a very useful context for better understanding the Lotus Sūtra as it has been lived.

Tendai Tutorial – Jan. 11th

Tendai Buddhist Institute 1525 NY-295, East Chatham, NY

An in-depth study of Makashikan by Zhiyi. The text we are using is Clear Serenity, Quiet Insight: T’ien-T’ai Chih-i’s Mo-ho chih-kuan, translated with commentary by Paul Swanson, University of Hawai’i Press, 2018. 

Brahma Viharas

Tendai Buddhist Institute 1525 NY-295, East Chatham, NY

The Four Immeasurables are an essential teaching on the Buddha Path. Because they are foundational, they are often taken for granted. We will explore them as an important meditation and more importantly how they contribute to our true Buddhist practice and way of life.

Tendai Tutorial – Jan. 18th

Tendai Buddhist Institute 1525 NY-295, East Chatham, NY

An in-depth study of Makashikan by Zhiyi. The text we are using is Clear Serenity, Quiet Insight: T’ien-T’ai Chih-i’s Mo-ho chih-kuan, translated with commentary by Paul Swanson, University of Hawai’i Press, 2018. 

Special Discussion by Ichishima Shoshin

Tendai Buddhist Institute 1525 NY-295, East Chatham, NY

Chapter Ten: The Result (The Fruit of Enlightenment) - from ŚAMATHA AND VIPAŚYANĀ or A Brief Clarification of the Essential Teachings of Sitting Meditation called Hsiao chih-kuan. By Tiantai Śramaṇa Zhiyi (Chih-i). This is the final lecture in a series of lectures with Questions and Answers. Ichishima sensei is coming to us from Japan.