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These Mahamudra teachings are being hosted by our FPMT friends in Romania: Center of the White Mahakala Study Group and Compassion Wisdom Flower Study Group.
Course: July 7 – July 21
Join us for a series of teachings with Venerable Robina Courtin based on Lama Yeshe’s book, “Mahamudra: How to Discover our True Nature”.
Lama Yeshe’s famous teaching style is fully present in this book, according to the book’s editor, Ven. Robina Courtin: “His words are not only experiential but also direct, funny, deceptively simple, and incredibly encouraging—enlightenment seems possible.”
Lama Yeshe tells us that mahamudra is “the universal reality of emptiness, of nonduality” and its unique characteristic is its emphasis on meditation: “With mahamudra meditation there is no doctrine, no theology, no philosophy, no God, no Buddha. Mahamudra is only experience.”
Venerable Robina continues to pass on Lama Yeshe’s inspiration and encouragement for us to go beyond ego’s addiction to a limited sense of self and to taste the lightness and expansiveness of our own true nature.
Since being ordained as a Buddhist nun in the late 1970s, Ven. Robina has worked full-time for Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s FPMT. Over the years she has served as editorial director of Wisdom Publications, editor of Mandala Magazine, executive director of Liberation Prison Project, and as a touring teacher of Buddhism. Her life and work with prisoners have been featured in the documentary films Chasing Buddha and Key to Freedom.