Exploring Buddhism: 2010 Wisdom Teachings

Spirit And Soul Series

Exploring Buddhism:  2010 Wisdom Teachings

Friday, October 22 - Sunday, October 24

Florence Civic Center 90 Park Street, Florence (Route 9 just west of the main intersection at Maple St.)   
Tickets: $20 per session; Five College/GCC/STCC and seniors $10 per session On the day of the event tickets will be: $25 & $12 Tibetan Community: sliding scale of $5 to $10 per session

Khen Rinpoche Geshe Lobzang Tsetan Abbot, Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, Bylakuppe, Mysore Dist, South India Founder and Director, Siddhartha School, Leh, Ladakh, India with Professor David L. Gardiner Chair, Dept. of Religion, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO Co-founder, BodhiMind Center, Colorado Springs.

All sessions will begin and end with traditional Buddhist prayers led by Khen Rinpoche, following which Rinpoche will introduce and develop the topic for each session in dialogue with David Gardiner, who will provide perspectives from his scholarship and practice and further elucidate the session's theme. Question and answer time will be part of each session.

Session 1
Friday, October 22 from 6:30PM to 9PM: Wisdom through the Buddhist Mahayana Path

Session 2
Saturday, October 23 from 3PM to 5PM : The Practice of Wisdom

Session 3
Saturday, October 23 from 7:00 to 9:00PM : Wisdom & Ethics

Session 4
Sunday, October 24 from 1: 30 to 4PM: Wisdom Deity Blessing by Khen Rinpoche


For more information call 413-577-2486 or email


Co- presented with the Departments of Religion at Amherst & Smith Colleges, The Five College Buddhist Certificate Program, Friends of Khen Rinpoche, and the Manjushri Institute of Buddhist Studies