“The very reason why Buddhism is complicated, vast and deep is because it is, according to my interpretation, a wisdom-oriented path. So it’s not an ethics- and morality-oriented path. It very much emphasizes understanding the truth...When we talk about wisdom we are talking about seeing something without any interference of cultural or social upbringing, education or one’s own inhibitions. Seeing the truth, basically...

Where does compassion fit in here? If you have this great view that everything is impermanent, interdependent and that there is no such thing as a whole, this very understanding is not only wisdom, it is empathy.”

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

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Teaching Schedule of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Wisdom and Compassion (Vancouver & Live Audio Stream)

Date:
13 June 2015
Time:
2:00pm - 5:00pm
At:
Vancouver, Canada

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche will offer a talk on Wisdom and Compassion in Vancouver at the Vogue Theatre  (918 Granville Street).

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This talk is being presented by Siddhartha's Intent Society, Canada and the event will be audio livestreamed

There will be Chinese translation.

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/831768710250405/

Also join us for a special screening of Khyentse Norbus's latest feature film Vara: A Blessing on June 8th. Read more.

 

Join us for a special screening of Khyentse Norbu’s latest feature film 
Vara: A Blessing 
followed by a Q&A session with the filmmaker.