"Whenever we strive to make progress in our meditation, contemplation and so forth we are practicing effort"
Qualified Teachings for Aspiring Dharma Teachers
About Teacher Training Programme Teacher Training Programme (TTP) is designed for those wishing to train as qualified Kadampa Buddhist teachers. It involves systematic personal study and memorisation; classes with teaching, discussion, preparatory prayers and guided meditations; regular retreats; and teacher training practice.
Through immersing themselves in this way students gain a deep and precious knowledge and experience of Buddha's teachings, which they can then share with others - through teaching Kadampa meditation classes or through their informal example and advice.
There is a commitment to attend at least one puja (chanted prayers) at the centre per week, and to attend several retreats each year. We recommend you have previously studied on Foundation Programme before enrolling on TTP, which takes around 20 years to complete.
Joining TTP Please contact us if you would like more information or to join TTP.
About Our Current Book
Meaningful to Behold by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche
Meaningful to Behold provides a route map of the Mahayana Path, from generating the altruistic motivation of bodhichitta through to attaining complete enlightenment.
As a commentary to the great Buddhist classic, Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, it focuses on the Bodhisattva’s practice of the six perfections of giving, moral discipline, patience, effort, concentration, and wisdom – devoting a full chapter to each. It is especially renowned for the sections on learning to cherish others and gaining insight into ultimate reality. It is an immensely practical commentary that shows how we can follow this noble way of life within the context of our daily lives.
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