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> Dharma Essentials
Centering on the basic, essential components of a spiritual life, these courses are four class summaries and overviews of the Asian CIassics Institute’s Formal Study Courses.
> ACI In-Depth Courses
Detailed and comprehensive studies on cultivating patience, exchanging self for others, and the coming of the future Buddha based on Sanskrit texts.
> Guided Meditations
These guided meditations aim to deepen our practice, open the heart, and develop wisdom through an analysis of the true nature of reality.
> Foundational Practices
The place to start for building a strong foundation that will inspire a meaningful spiritual practice. Advices on how to end our suffering and engender true and lasting happiness.
Teachings on one of the central tenets of Buddhism and why it is integral to our own happiness.
> Six Perfections
Advices on how to cultivate the activities of a bodhisattva, a person living a life of altruism — generosity, ethical living, patience, joyful effort, meditation, and wisdom.
These explorations into the quintessence of Mahayana Buddhist philosophy provide a framework within which we can understand how things are really working in our world.
> Retreat Teachings
A collection of in-depth retreat teachings. Some provide instructions for doing retreat, while others are more extensive teachings on emptiness, compassion, and other dimensions of the spiritual life.
> The Spiritual Teacher
Fundamental to our spiritual path is the deep and multi-layered practice of guru yoga — practicing under the guidance of a spiritual teacher and learning how and why to honor and serve that teacher. Also offered here are teacher training courses to develop one’s own ability to teach the Dharma effectively.
> Teachings on the Bhagavad Gita
Teachings based on one of the classic texts of yoga, Asian spirituality, and world religions, focussing on disciplined action (karma yoga), wisdom (jnyana yoga), and devotion (bhakti yoga).
> Yoga Philosophy
This section includes a variety of talks into the true meaning and purpose of yoga and how it can become an entire way of life which will fulfil our ultimate goals.
> Sanskrit Courses
Courses in Sanskrit language and grammar, ranging from the introductory to the advanced.