THE TIBETAN LANGUAGE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES

READING & TRANSLATING COURSE BY GROUP TELECONFERENCE CALL:

THE DIVINE TREE GRAMMAR POEM

 

David

With David Curtis

A 9-week Course on Thursdays, Beginning September 20, 2012

Demystifying Tibetan for Dharma Students 

Becoming a reader of Tibetan is based upon understanding the grammatical particles. This teleconference course dedicated to studying these grammatical particles as presented in the Divine Tree Grammar Poem. In this foundational textThumi Sambhota lays out the rules of Tibetan in a logical and memorable way.

 Using the TLI workbook, commentary and CD, students can find a good way to learn both more about Tibetan as well as the great literary tradition of Tibet, and in the process, become better readers.

 

 

 

 

STUDY FROM HOME

                                                                                                           

 

           

                    Date:                           Thursdays, September 20-Nov 15. 2012 (nine weeks)

 

            Time:                          5-6:30 pm     Pacific Time

                                                6-7:30 pm     Mountain Time

                                                7-8:30 pm     Central Time

                                                8-9:30 pm     Eastern Time

 

 

            Suggested Donation:                   $160 for all nine weeks.  

                                               

            Required Texts:         TLI's  Divine Tree Grammar Poem Suite ($40)

                                                This includes the workbook, the commentary, and the CD.

 

                                                Please order from TLI if needed.

                                   

                             Instructor:            David Curtis was given the title Lama upon completion of the traditional three-year retreat under H.E. Kalu Rinpoche
                                  in 1992 and founded the Tibetan Language Institute in 1996. He has an academic background in classical languages
                                  and taught Tibetan to hundreds of Western students for 19 years. He combines his linguistic skills with a
                                  practitioner's  knowledge of Tibetan Buddhism. Gochen Tulku Rinpoche (Tulku Sang-ngag Rinpoche)
                               has given him the title Acharya (master teacher).

 

 

**Once registered, students will be sent a phone number to call and password each week.**
**Please register by September 13, if possible.**

  

International customers: contact TLI for a postal quote.

If you would like priority mail service instead of media mail, contact us directly.

 

 

TO PAY BY PAYPAL

To register for the Divine Tree Grammar Poem Reading/Translating Course only (this does not include the Divine Tree Grammar Poem Suite materials), the suggested donation is $160.00.

 

                                                                       

                                   

To register for the Divine Tree Grammar Poem Reading/Translating Course  and order the Divine Tree Grammar Poem Suite   (your shipping address is in the US). Shipping is by media mail. International customers: contact TLI for a postal quote. 

                                                             

 

TO PAY BY CHECK

 

Please make your check payable to the Tibetan Language Institute and send to the address below. Be sure to include your shipping address, and also note in the memo line "Divine Tree  Virtual Course 9-12."

Please let us know by email or phone call that you are registering.

 

 

 

To register for the Divine Tree Grammar Poem Reading Course, the suggested donation is

 $160.00 USD (this does not include the Divine Tree Grammar Poem Suite materials). International Customers: contact TLI.    

 

To register for the Divine Tree Grammar Poem Reading Course and order the Divine Tree Grammar Poem Suite. $209.00 . Shipping is by media mail within the continental US (add additional $5 for priority shipping). Hawaii, Alaska, and  international customers: contact TLI for a postal quote. 

 

TO PAY BY VISA OR MASTERCARD

 

Please call us at 406/ 961-5131 to pay by credit card for the class and materials. There will be an additional $3.00 convenience fee for this service.

 

 

 

Tibetan Language Institute

Learning materials and instruction for Dharma students

 

P.O. Box 2037   Hamilton, MT   59840  USA

Telephone: 406/ 961-5131   Email: info@tibetanlanguage.org

www.tibetanlanguage.org

 

 

The Tibetan Language Institute is a 501 (c) (3)  educational non-profit corporation dedicated to the preservation of the Tibetan language, literature and culture. 

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