October 20 – November 17, 2019
Guided by Geshe Denma Gyaltsen lively teaching, students will learn Tibetan letter recognition, correct pronunciation and melody of the invocation, and encounter its meaning through Tibetan stories, prominent thangka paintings, and Bön philosophy.
There are no prerequisites for the course. No prior knowledge of Tibetan is needed. Whether one took Geshe-la’s previous courses on Tibetan Language Daily Prayers or is starting brand new, the class is a great opportunity. The teachings are vast, and the connection is fresh and lively.
Course materials include:
The course implements a blended approach to online learning with both self-paced study and a weekly class. Class materials and discussion forums are hosted on the Ligmincha Learning course page, and the weekly live-class (60 minutes) occurs through Zoom video-conference which will also be recorded. The course is co-designed with Geshe Denma Gyaltsen as the lead teacher and Bob Clark, an English teacher and longtime student of Tenzin Rinpoche, as teaching-assistant.
The five-week session begins October 20, 2019, studying approximately four verses of Tibetan text for each class. The live class through Zoom video-conference occurs Sunday mornings at 10:00 am (Eastern Standard Time, New York).
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