The Heart Advice for Death and Dying Online
course is designed to provide practical instructions for the time of death to students who are interested in learning about death and dying from the Tibetan Buddhist perspective. This course is appropriate for beginners and does not assume that those who participate in this course know anything at all about Buddhism. However, the materials covered in this course should not be considered the property of beginners alone; the teachings offered here are profound and will be of benefit to even advanced students on the path to enlightenment.
This course has been presented as a series of five sessions of approximately two hours each. Each session contains MP3 audio teachings and guided meditations by Venerable Sangye Khadro – a senior American teacher of Tibetan Buddhism well known for her gentle yet profound teaching style. These audio teachings serve as an excellent companion to the required reading text Heart Advice for Death and Dying which contains Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s essential advice for the time of death and for finding the deepest fulfillment in life. Each session also includes handouts of meditation scripts and suggested questions for contemplation and discussion are also provided.
This product is a down-loadable PDF file which contains the enrollment key required to access this course on the online learning site at http://onlinelearning.fpmt.org
The online site for this course contains all the following resources:
- Five teaching sessions and ten guided meditations taught by Ven. Sangye Khadro. PDF Transcripts for all these teaching and meditation sessions are also provided.
- A list of required and suggested course readings. The required reading is provided in PDF format (which is the Heart Advice for Death and Dying book).
- Access to a Student and Elder Discussion Forum for the opportunity to converse with your fellow participants and to receive guidance and answers from an elder.
- Details of how to obtain a completion certificate for this course.
Important information about your order of online materials:
Following your purchase of an online course, you will receive an email with a link to a webpage to download a PDF document which will contain the enrollment key for the course and instructions on how to access the course on the FPMT Online Learning Center.
for hard copy version.