A Contemplative Study Series on the History, Philosophy and Practices of Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Join Naropa University's Wisdom Traditions faculty in a transformational learning experience as they illuminate the Buddha's foundational teachings and help awaken the spirit of personal inquiry.
By combining contemplative practice and academic study you'll gain deep insight into the nature of mind and emotions, the bodhisattva path of wisdom and compassion, and buddhanature.
The Three Turnings of the Wheel series includes:
First Turning of the Wheel: The Nature of Mind and Emotions with Amelia Hall
Trace the Buddha’s discoveries and cultivate an understanding of foundational teachings with Amelia Hall
Second Turning of the Wheel: The Bodhisattva Path with D. Phillip Stanley
Explore the path of the bodhisattva as the union of wisdom and compassion with Phil Stanley
Third Turning of the Wheel: Mind Only and Buddha Nature with Amelia Hall
Examine the foundations of the third turning, the development of the Yogācāra School, and buddhanature with Amelia Hall
Flight of the Swans: Dharma Comes West with Judith Simmer-Brown
Track themes of the dharma’s transmission from Asia to America, and survey how Buddhism influences American culture (and in turn is influenced by it) with Judith Simmer-Brown
Naropa’s Wisdom Traditions faculty are distinguished for their research, scholarly output, and personal insight.