Program Details

Bodhisattva Vow Class

with Richard Sylvester
January 17 / 7:30 PM - January 17 / 9:30 PM

Bodhisattva Vow Class

Thursday, January 17, 7:30 pm

Shastri Richard Sylvester

The bodhisattva vow is further commitment to put others before oneself and to work wholeheartedly for their benefit.  The basis of this vow is the aspiration to develop friendliness, compassion and genuine insight through the practice of the six paramitas and to undertake the view and practice of mahayana.  (Having taken the refuge vow is a prerequisite for taking the bodhisattva vow.)

Individuals wishing to take this vow should meet with their Meditation Instructor about this decision and study the Bodhisattva vow sourcebook (available from Samadhi Cushions (

Please also read the chapter "Bodhisattva Vow" in Chogyam Trungpa's Heart of the Buddha.

Teaching gift suggested.






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