Walking the Bodhisattva Path (SSBS)

December 7th—January 8th (2022)

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    Price.:
  • $150 Full Price
  • $175 Sponsor
  • $125 BSC Member
  • $75 Subsidized
Room: Main Shrine Room

Walking the Bodhisattva Path

Tuesdays 12/7-1/4, 7-9PM MT
& Saturday 1/8/2022, 9AM-5PM MT

This is a hybrid program with online & in-person option.

This course, together with its companion course Taming the Mind (cycle I), introduces a student to the view and practice of hinayana and mahayana. These courses are based on a three-week seminar taught by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche at Karmê Chöling in November 1999.

In Walking the Bodhisattva Path, Rinpoche presents the mahayana path of dedicating one's life and practice to rousing awakened heart and engaging the practices of a bodhisattva warrior for the benefit of all sentient beings.


Format: Five classes and a one day intensive

Five weekday classes

1.Transition from Hinayana and Introduction to Mahayana

2. The Bodhisattva Vow

3. The Practice of Rousing Bodhichitta

4. Engaging Bodhichitta: The Six Paramitas

5. Ultimate Bodhichitta

One day intensive

6. The Heart Sutra / Wisdom and Compassion

7. Dharma Exchange (see description at end of course descriptions)


This class is part of the Shambhala School of Buddhist Studies series—a complete cycle of teachings to immerse the interested learner in the path of Buddhism. To learn more and register for other SSBS classes, please click on a class below:

Cycle 1:

Taming the Mind
Shamatha: Nine Stages
Walking the Boddhisattva Path
Maitri: Five Wisdom Energies

Cycle 2:

The Three Jewels
Bodhisattva Warrior: The Six Paramitas
Four Foundations of Mindfulness
Lineage & Devotion

Cycle 3:

Karma: Five Skandhas & Twelve Nidanas
Union of Shamatha-Vipashyana
Lojong
Sadhana of Mahamudra

Cycle 4:

Life of Buddha & History of Sangha
Mahayana & Bodhisattva Vow
Emptiness
Journey Without Goal