Course curriculum

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    • An Introduction to the Great Middle Way

    • The Practice of Manjushri

  2. 2
    • The Five Dharmas

    • The Three Natures

    • The Seven Types of Emptiness

  3. 3
    • The Selflessness of Persons

    • The Selflessness of Material Form

    • The Selflessness of Consciousness

  4. 4
    • The Emptiness of the Outer and Inner

    • The Emptiness that is Free from Elaborations

    • The Union of Emptiness and Compassion

  5. 5
    • Reciting the Names of Manjushri

  6. 6
    • Supports to Help You Practice

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  • Who is this course for?

    The courses contained in this series are suitable for anyone who wishes to learn how to connect to and practice the Kalachakra Ngondro in accordance with the Jonang lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

  • What will you learn?

    In this course we will explore the teachings of the profound lineage of the Great Middle Way and learn how this tradition unifies the Three Turnings of the Wheel of Dharma to reveal the Buddha’s ultimate intention.

  • How will this benefit you?

    By understanding the topics covered in this series, you will develop greater clarity regarding the need to engage in authentic Dharma practice and you will establish a strong foundation that will act as an unshakeable resolve for your future spiritual development.

Pricing options

We offer flexible offering levels to accommodate students in different countries and economic situations worldwide. If you need further financial assistance to access a class, please email No one is turned away for lack of funds.


Ven. Tenpai Gyaltsen

Suchandra Institute

Ven. Tenpa’i Gyaltsen and his root teacher, the Kalachakra Master Khentrul Rinpoche Jamphel Lodrö, have collaborated on many English books from the basics of meditation up to the advanced yogic practices of the Six Vajra Yogas. Tenpa’i Gyaltsen is currently based at the Suchandra Institute in Austria, and is the president of Dzokden, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the manifestation of the golden age through the study and practice of Kalachakra.