Mitra Dean Tyler Dewar – Teaching Schedule

Apr 27, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017
East Coast Student Retreat - 2017
at Pendle Hill Retreat

May 06, 2017 - May 07, 2017
Llaves para el corazón
at Nalandabodhi México

Enjoy this video of Mitra Dean Tyler answering the question, “What would you say to a newcomer to Buddhist studies?”



You can find Mitra Tyler’s dharma reflections on  Pārijāta Press and on the ID Project Blog.

 

Among the people who consciously moved toward Buddhism as an alternative to theistic traditions, it seems that, for many, one of the most attractive features that Buddhism had to offer was its lack of emphasis on heaviness and guilt in its presentations of the basic makeup of a human being and what happens when humans become confused. From the Buddhist perspective, the most essential dimension of our minds is buddha nature, which is completely free of any fault or defect. It is understandable that many people would be attracted to a spiritual tradition that teaches that human beings are fundamentally whole.

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– Mitra Tyler Dewar