The Unique Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism: A Conversation with Andrew Holecek  


Thursday, November 10, 7:00 p.m. CST

The Unique Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism with Andrew Holecek 11 10 22Buddhism was introduced into Tibet via India and China beginning in the 600s. Over time, Tibetan Buddhism developed a sophisticated scholastic philosophy and elaborate and unique forms of tantric practice.

As interest in Tibetan Buddhism in the West has grown, some of these teachings and practices have become known, but are not always understood or used correctly. In this conversation with Andrew Holecek, a well-known authority on Tibetan Buddhism, author and editor Richard Smoley will explore essential themes, such as the benefit and peril of tantra, dream meditation, Bardo, the role of the Guru, and the challenge of integrating Tibetan Buddhism in our western culture.

Andrew HolecekDr. Andrew Holecek is an author and spiritual teacher who offers seminars on meditation, lucid dreaming, and dream yoga in the United States and abroad. As a longtime student of Buddhism, he presents this tradition from a contemporary perspective, blending the ancient wisdom of the East with modern knowledge from the West. Known as an expert on lucid dreaming and the Tibetan yogas of sleep and dream, he is an experienced guide for students drawn to these powerful practices. Dr. Andrew Holecek’s works include Dream Yoga: Illuminating Your Life Through Lucid Dreaming and the Tibetan Yogas of Sleepthe audio learning course Dream Yoga: The Tibetan Path of Awakening Through Lucid DreamingDreams of Light: The Profound Daytime Practice of Lucid Dreamingand The Lucid Dreaming Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering Your Dream Life (See all of his books)Dr. Holecek is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the author of scientific papers on lucid dreaming.

This program will be streamed live on YouTubeFacebook, and our website  on Thursday, November 10, 7:00 p.m. CST.

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