Lesson One Overview
Beginning Genuinely: The Hinayana Foundation
In the first lesson we'll review the basics of hinayana path--including the four noble truths and the notion of taking refuge. We'll also learn how the concepts of shila (discipline), samadhi (practice), and prajna (view/insight) apply to this path.
Upon completion of this lesson, you’ll be able to…
- List and describe the four noble truths
- Practice shamatha meditation
- Explain the meaning of taking refuge
- Define hinayana, shila, samadhi, and prajna