TUESDAY DHAMMA CLASSES

Selected Discourses from the
Basket of The Connected Discourses

WILL RESUME ON

12 September 2017

7.00pm - 8.30pm

ALL ARE WELCOME

CLASS TUTOR - VENERABLE ARIYARATANA

Buddhist Philosophy
and
Psychology - Abhidhamma

10-week course, starting
Thursday, 28th September 2017, 7.00 - 9.00 pm.

LONDON BUDDHIST VIHARA

Outline:
28th September Introduction to Abhidhamma; process of cognition; the stream of consciousness.

5th October Classes of consciousness; the strength of resultant consciousness; the consciousness of the Arahant; three planes of consciousness.

12th October Consciousness of the sensuous sphere (Kamavacara citta); form-sphere consciousness.

19th October Samadhi; hindrances; jhanic factors.

26th October Supramundane consciousness (Lokuttara citta).

2nd November 52 Mental concomitants (cetasikas) - Part I.

9th November 52 Mental concomitants (cetasikas) - Part II.

16th November Kamma and its divisions.

23rd November Procedure with regard to decease and rebirth.

30th November Analysis of matter (Rupa).


GENERAL READING:
The Manual of Abhidhamma - Narada Thera:
http://buddhanet.net/pdf_file/abhidhamma.pdf
A Comprehensive Manual of Abhidhamma - Bhikkhu Bodhi:
http://store.pariyatti.org/comprehensive-manual-of-abhidhamma-a--pdf-ebook_p_4362.html

How to join: Enrol at the class on the first day of attendance.
Fees: Free of charge (donations are welcome).
Class teacher: Richard Jones

London Buddhist Vihara
The Avenue
Chiswick
London W4 1UD
Tel: 020 8995 9493
Nearest tube: Turnham Green (District Line)

Intermediate Course on the
Buddha’s Teachings

8-week course starting
Friday, 29th September 2017, 7.00 - 9.00 pm.

LONDON BUDDHIST VIHARA


Outline:

29th September The importance of Giving (Dana) in Buddhism.

6th October Ethical conduct (Sila) as the basis for spiritual development.

13th October The development of Loving-kindness (Metta Sutta).

20th October Freedom of investigation (Kalama Sutta).

27th October An account of the Buddha’s last days (Parinibbana Sutta) Part I.

3rd November An account of the Buddha’s last days (Parinibbana Sutta) Part II.

10th November An account of the Buddha’s last days (Parinibbana Sutta) Part III.

17th November The Dhammapada A selection from this much-loved collection of stanzas comprising many gems of Buddhist wisdom.
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How to join: Enrol at the class on the first day of attendance.
Fees: Free of charge (donations are welcome).
Class teacher: Richard Jones


London Buddhist Vihara
The Avenue
Chiswick
London W4 1UD
Tel: 020 8995 9493
Nearest tube: Turnham Green (District Line)