Winter Guests Series: Acharya Alfonso Taboada

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Datum:
woensdag 16 maart 2022 (20:00 -21:30)
Plaats:
Online
Leraar : Acharya Alfonso Taboada
Coördinator : Jacobien Schreurs
Contactpersoon : Jacobien Schreurs
A series of online talks by senior Shambhala teachers. Today’s talk is by Acharya Alfonso Taboada: Exploring reality using Madhyamaka investigations.

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In the Winter Guests Series, senior teachers are invited to give a one-hour talk about the subject that has inspired them the most. Today’s talk is by Acharya Alfonso Taboada.

Theme of this talk

Exploring reality using Madhyamaka investigations, in this time of duality, to look for actual reality without fixation.

About  Acharya Alfonso Taboada

Alfonso was born in Madrid, from Galician parents who emigrated there, at the beginning of the sixties’. In his early twenties, a neighbor who was a Zen practitioner lend him The Life of Milarepa, and he was deeply impressed and moved reading it and soon started practicing Zen. In 1986, after finishing studies in Pure Mathematics in Complutense University of Madrid, he moved to San Francisco. He was living very near the Shambhala Center and soon changed zazen practice for Shambhala practices. Alfonso did the former 3-month Vajradathu Seminary in 1990, when he became meditation instructor and met his teacher Sakyong Mipham Rimpoche. Back in Spain, in 1991, he organized the first Shambhala level ever and a small study group started in Madrid, today a full Shambhala Center. He has been teaching the Shambhala dharma for over twenty-five years and, during this time, has translated several dharma books into Spanish, including Great Eastern Sun, Buddha in the Palm of Your Hand, Start Where You Are, No Time to Lose, Turning the Mind into an Ally, and Ruling your World. Today he continues teaching dharma and, at the same time, mathematics in Madrid in two American Universities, while taking care of a family that includes four children and serving the Shambhala mandala teaching and guiding students at many levels.

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Price: Please join us in the heart gift

Registration is preferred

The ZOOM-link will be emailed to people who register and also added on this page on the day of the talk.