NEW! Dharma Essentials: The Three Principal Paths, with Alvin Lee

Join us for this new course, offered for the first time at ASC! Dharma Essentials Courses consist of four classes and assume no previous background in Buddhism. Each class is based on a few pages of reading from the original texts (often translated from the Tibetan for the first time). Each class also comes with a fifteen minute per day meditation assignment related to the material covered in that class and designed to help your practice and improve your life. “Dharma Essentials” – everything you need to know to begin, renew, or enhance your spiritual life! This Course is an…

Finding the Heart in the Heart Sutra

Finding the Heart in the Heart Sutra: A Middle Way Course Led by Alvin Lee, a four class Middle Way Center course, based on the Heart Sutra and concentrating on the structure of the “five paths” of the spiritual life as well as the relationship between interdependence and emptiness.  About Alvin Lee Alvin is the local representative for Lama Marut and works closely with both the board of ASC on curriculum and the members of ASC on dharma study and programs. He is a regular discussion leader for Monday night dharma classes, periodic talks, and meditations. He has been a…