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Core Teachings of Buddhism
Core Teachings is an introductory class for those looking to build a solid foundation in Buddhism and will cover essential concepts and terminology. No prior knowledge of or experience in Buddhism is necessary. The class is taught by a resident monastic and will include lectures, discussions, practice days, and a field trip.

Spring Semester: March 4 to June 18, 2017

Time: Every Saturday 10:30am to 12:00pm

Venue: Meeting Room, Hsi Lai Temple

Fee: $20

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Date Class
3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25 Lecture
3/25 Discussion
4/1Field Trip** (No Lecture)
4/8, 4/15, 4/22Practice Day*** (No Lecture)
4/29Lecture*
5/6, 5/13Lecture
5/20Lecture*
5/27 Discussion
6/3 Lecture
6/10 Lecture*
6/17 Discussion

* The discussion dates are subject to change. Changes will be announced in class.
Registered Core Teachings students may also participate in the "Discussion with the Abbot" during the Advanced Study of Buddhism session in the afternoon. See Advanced Study of Buddhism page for dates and details.

** Field Trip: Details will be emailed to registered students

*** Practice Day: Either volunteer or participate in chanting during the Water & Land Dharma Service

For further information and up-to-date details, please call (626)961-9697 Ext. 118, 131 or email program@ibps.org