Sati Institute 2012 spring courses

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Sati Institute 2012 spring courses

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Sati Institute 2012 spring courses – registration is now open

We are excited to announce two spring courses:

Beginning Pali (Pali I) with Sean Kerr
Turning the Wheel of the Dharma: The theory, practice, and history of teaching the Dhamma with Gil Fronsdal and Nona Olivia

These courses will be offered in Spring 2012 for the Sati Institute of Theravada Studies, hosted by the Institute of Buddhist Studies in Berkeley. For registration information, go to http://www.shin-ibs.edu/.

HR-1525: BUDDHIST TEXTS: PALI I with Sean Kerr
An introduction to the language of the Pali Tipikaka. Grammar lessons are based on the language of the early nikayas (sutta collections). By the end of the first semester, students can
expect to have a firm grasp of basic Pali grammar, a working vocabulary of roughly 600 words, and competency in reading standard prose passages of nikaya material with minimal assistance. Course format: Lecture. Evaluation method: Participation/exam. [Auditors with Faculty permission]
Bldg:Room Days Start/End Time
IBS:130 TH 02:10PM-05:00PM

HRPH-4558: TOPICS IN BUDDHIST PRACTICE: TURNING THE WHEEL OF THE DHARMA with Gil Fronsdal and Nona Olivia
The theory, practice, and history of teaching the Dhamma. Beginning with a study of how the Buddha taught, this class will discuss the various ways the Dhamma has been taught. This will include the history, styles, and functions of the “Dhamma talk,” the “Dhamma teacher,” and the teacher-student relationship. [Auditors with Faculty permission]
Bldg:Room Days Start/End Time
IBS:130 M 09:40AM-12:30PM

If you have questions, please contact Nona Olivia at SITBSDean@sati.org.
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