Foundations for Freedom (Online) - 2nd Noble Truth — The Origins of Suffering, Part I: The 5 Skandhas

June 14th—August 23rd

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  • $60.00 Program Price
Room: Main Shrine Room

Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana (Online)

Course II - The Second Noble Truth: The Origins of Suffering, Part I - The 5 Skandhas

June 14 - August 23 with Acharya Dale Asrael and Acharya John Rockwell
This is the second in a series of five courses exploring the profundity of the Hinayana teachings of the Buddha. You don't need Course I to register for this program.

Course II Overview

Having recognized the truth of suffering and the confusion that is pervasive in our life, we naturally have questions. How does this state of suffering arise?  Where does confusion come from? Our innate intelligence begins to explore the subtle layers of experience, going deeper and deeper until we come to the heart of our being. In this in-depth exploration of the Five Skandhas, we will touch these layers or constellations of experience one by one, starting from the unconditioned, innate ground of open space, and see how we fabricate our own world of projections.

Class 1 (live session on June 14 @ 10 am PST): Introduction to the second noble truth and how it relates to the five skandhas will meet at the following times:

Class 2 (June 24 @ 7 pm)Shandha of Form - Pre-recorded, with Acharya Rockwell

Class 3 (July 8 @ 7 pm): Skandha of Feeling - Pre-recorded, with Acharya Asrael

Class 4 (July 22 @ 7 pm): Skandha of Perception - Pre-recorded, with Acharya Rockwell

Class 5 (Aug 5th @ 7 pm): Skandha of Conceptual Formations - Pre-recorded, with Acharya Asrael

Class 6 (Aug 19 @ 7 pm): Skandha of Consciousness - Pre-recorded, with Acharya Rockwell

Class 7: (Live session on August 23 @ 10 am PST) Discussion on Zoom with both teachers

NOTE: Live sessions will be recorded and available within the course.

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