23 12, 2023

Presummer Mahamudra Vipashyana I

2024-03-01T18:02:21-08:00Categories: reg-semester, registration|

Pre-summer Course Mahamudra Vipashyana-I Starting February 2, 2024 Application Deadline: January 26, 2024 We invite you to take this recorded course of 2022 teachings by Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen if: You are going to attend the 2024 Summer Institute You have previously taken Mahamudra shamatha at a Nitartha Summer Institute You would like to qualify for Mahamudra Vipashyana-II at the Summer Institute A non-refundable deposit of US$500 (one session of the 2024 Summer Institute) is required at the time of registration for this pre-summer course to guarantee attendance at the Summer Institute. (Note: Either this Mahamudra pre-summer course or one Mahamudra review course can

21 12, 2023

Mahamudra Review Courses

2024-04-02T14:26:44-07:00Categories: reg-semester, registration|

Mahamudra Review Courses Mahamudra Shamatha, Vipashyana-I, and Vipashyana-II Have you taken Mahamudra Shamatha, Mahamudra Vipashyana-I, and/or Mahamudra Vipashyana-II at a Nitartha Summer Institute? If so, we invite you to review any one of those Mahamudra levels that you have previously attended. The courses are recorded teachings of: Mahamudra shamatha by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche in 2014 (Chinese in audio only) Dates: February 2 - June 13, 2024 19 classes Cost: $200 Mahamudra Vipashyana-I by Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen in 2022 Dates: February 2 - March 29, 2024 (19 classes) Cost: $100 Mahamudra Vipashyana-II by Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen in 2023 Dates: February 2 - May 30, 2024

13 12, 2022

BUD 553 Collected Topics Debate I

2023-12-30T09:38:55-08:00Categories: reg-semester, registration|

REGISTRATION Click here to register now PREREQUISITES BUD 502 BUD 553 Collected Topics Debate I FACULTY: {!{types field='faculty'}!}{!{/types}!} This foundation debate course offers a methodical training in elementary debate skills on the basis of the Clear Thinking course. Students train in formulating reasonings with correct and seeming reasons and utilize them in debate by learning how to challenge the first mode (the relationship between the subject and the reason). The debate content consists of the classification of objects in terms of entity from Collected Topics. PREREQUISITE: BUD 502 REQUIRED TEXTS: None DATES & TIMES: {!{types

13 12, 2022

BUD 692 Treasury of Valid Cognition and Reasoning

2023-12-13T12:18:31-08:00Categories: Acharya Kelsang Wangdi, Advanced Curriculum, reg-EN, reg-semester, registration, Valid Cognition|

Register Here PREREQUISITES Anyone who is interested may take this course, however, it is recommended that studens have finished Nitartha Institute's Foundation and Intermediate curricula, or Mind and Its World I and II at a minimum. BUD 692 Treasury of Valid Cognition and Reasoning Faculty: {!{types field='faculty' style='text'}!}{!{/types}!} Course Description: This course is the continuation (Chapter 3) of an in-depth study of Treasury of Valid Cognition and Reasoning, (tshad ma rigs gter) by renowned scholar Sakya Pandita (1182-1251) – an influential work that inaugurated a new period of pramana studies in Tibet by focusing particularly on Dharmakirti’s Pramanavarttika and identifying

6 12, 2021

Tibetan Language Courses

2024-01-03T16:14:51-08:00Categories: reg-language, reg-semester, registration|

REGISTRATION Register now PREREQUISITES See below Tibetan Language Courses starting February 2024 LAN 500 Beginning Colloquial Tibetan (continued) LAN 510 Intermediate Colloquial Tibetan (continued) LEARN WITH OUR RENOWNED FACULTY Nima Bhuti Nima Bhuti was born in Bhutan, where she completed her primary education. She completed her secondary and high school education at the Central School for Tibetan in India. She then studied Tibetan Buddhism, grammar, history and poetry for two years at the Norbuling Higher Tibetan Studies and Higher Tibetan Studies at Sarah College. Ms. Bhuti is certified in Teaching Tibetan as a Second Language, and received

14 11, 2021

BUD 530 Mind and Its World IV: Vaibhasika and Sautrantika Philosophical Traditions

2024-01-15T12:48:29-08:00Categories: reg-semester, registration|

REGISTRATION CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW PREREQUISITES BUD 501 BUD 530 Mind and Its World IV: Vaibhasika and Sautrantika Philosophical Tradition Faculty: {!{types field='faculty'}!}{!{/types}!} About this course: This is a new version of the Mind and Its World IV course, presents the path and result of foundational Buddhism as found in both the Vaibhasika and Sautrantika philosophical traditions, based on The Gateway that Reveals the Philosophical Traditions to Fresh Minds root text. The path consists of calm abiding and superior insight. Key topics such as the 4 Realities, the 4 Foundations of Mindfulness, the 12 links of dependent origination, and the 37

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