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DB Module 8: Establishing a daily practice

Discovering Buddhism: Awakening the limitless potential of your mind

with Annelies van der Heijden

Looking at Buddhism from the outside in, it might feel like standing at the shores of a mighty ocean, trying to come up with a question that makes sense. Where to begin? If you want help and guidance in exploring this ocean of wisdom, we can offer you the program Discovering Buddhism (DB). In this program we give participants an experimental taste of the Buddhist teachings and skills that help to make their lives more meaningful. This program will provide you with a solid footing in the practice of Mahayana Buddhism.

The Discovering Buddhism modules consist of teachings, meditations and practices, assessment questions, and practice retreat days. Students may do some or all of these components of each course, conform  their wish and interest. Those who complete all the components receive a completion card for that course. The courses do not need to be completed in a specific order and students can join at any time.

Discovering Buddhism contains fourteen module and it takes about two years to complete. When you do, you have a solid foundation in the teachings and practices of Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism.

Monday evenings from February 1 – June 28 from 20:00 – 21:30
Donation to cover costs: € 42 per DB module (6 classes)
DB module together with Monday evening guided meditation € 52
Single evening: DB class and guided meditation € 10
Single DB class € 7,50

For online teachings, half of the above donations is applicable. Please note: To support the Maitreya Institute in these difficult times, we would appreciate if you can adhere to the normal suggested donations, as our fixed charges for the building and livelihood of our teachers remain the same.

Please mail to amsterdam@maitreya.nl if you wish to join 


Module 8: Establishing a Daily Practice 

From February 1 – March 8 (6 classes)

“Assemble the tools you need to develop a successful daily practice”. Using Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s advice as a guide, we work to become familiar with the elements that are necessary to generate realizations in the mind. Participants also receive some tips for making every action of the day meaningful. 


Other upcoming modules:

Module 9: Samsara and Nirvana: March 22 – May 3 (except April 5 – Easter) – 6 classes 

Module 10: How to Develop Bodhichitta: May 17 – June 28 (except May 24 – Pentecost) – 6 classes 

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