UNDERSTANDING BUDDHISM CLASS
deepen awareness in the thought, practice and traditions of Tibetan Buddhism
Cost: Suggested donation $5-10 per class sliding scale. (no-one will be turned away for lack of funds)
Registration: None required. Drop-ins welcome
This spring David continue teaching an introductory course on Vajrayana Buddhism. In May David will begin teaching from Chogyum Trungpa’s book Milarepa: Lessons from the Life and Songs of Tibet’s Great Yogi. We will have copies of the book available at the Dharma center for purchase. Please feel free to join this class at any time!
Teacher: David Klemm, Ph.D.
About David: David Klemm, Ph.D., is professor emeritus of religious studies at the University of Iowa, where he taught modern religious thought (philosophical theology and hermeneutics) for nearly thirty years. As an undergraduate, he majored in religion, with special emphasis on Asian religions, especially Buddhism. In his senior year, he wrote a 225-page thesis interpreting the history of Buddhism called “A Phenomenology of Sunyata” (emptiness). From 1970-73, he studied in Vermont with Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, from whom he learned to meditate. Throughout his career, he has continued his interest in Buddhism and his practice of meditation.