8-27-17 (1.Lama Kathy, A.M. ‘Calm Abiding & Insight Meditation’- History of Karma Kagyu & explanation; Q&A’s; Instructions for Shamita (Body & Mind); meditation challenges; thoughts of loss, grief, how to handle & transform; Defects, Remedies.
8-27-17 (4.Lama Kathy, P.M. Shamita Teaching (con’t)- Distractions; Tonlen; train in love & compassion & as remedy for clinging, fixation; transform anger; Q&A’s- Tonlen; Vapashina Meditation.; the meaning of the Chenrezig image.
7-26-18 Lama Kathy at Sangha. Teaching: Nourishment of Dharma; Buddhism brought to Tibet, and North America; American Lamas, KTC; Buddha Nature; How to let go; Om Mani Peme Hung meaning; ego fixation; self reflection; formula for working with mental afflictions; etc.
7-27-18 Lama Kathy @ Insight: ‘Compassion in Tough Times’ & Meditation: The skill of knowing what we want to do with our minds; Letting go; Mind taming; dealing with mental afflictions, emotions; Tonlen; Longjon; Q&A’s; etc.
7-28-18 Lama Kathy, A.M., ‘Maintaining the Bodhisattva Vow’: the vow & commitment; causes of happiness; finding stability & peace inside; Suffering & method for letting go; 10 virtuous actions; definition of harm; alternatives to meditation; etc.
7-28-18 Lama Kathy, P.M., ‘Maintaining the Bodhisattva Vow’ (con’t): The commitment; Tonlen; History of the Bodhisattva Vow; The Bodhisattva path; 6 virtues; Parenting; Compassion burn out; keeping the vow; renew vow daily; don’t reject or abandon other beings; etc.
7-29-18 Lama Kathy, A.M., ‘Cultivating the 4 Foundation Practices’ & Mahamudra: Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche’s concept of American Lamas, their purpose & direction; She sings a Tibetan prayer; Mind suffering & remedies; Limitless Mind; meaning of Mahamudra Lineage Prayer; etc.
7-29-18 Lama Kathy, P.M., ‘Cultivating the 4 Foundation Practices’ & Mahamudra (con’t): Peach analogy; Potential of mind; Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche stories; qualities for choosing a teacher; Dewachen; Mandala; 4 uncommon preliminaries; Nundro in context of Mahamudra; Chenrezig Practice; etc.