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Foundations of Tibetan Buddhism, Online Buddhism Course

Online Buddhism Course


Course Overview

This is an online Buddhism course where you will explore the rich history, philosophy, and meditative traditions of Tibetan Buddhism and its three yana spiritual path. For those seeking Buddhism classes online, you will have access in this self-paced course to teachings from Mingyur Rinpoche, audio files, two webinars, optional personal practice interviews, and a discussion forum to ask questions.

For over a thousand years, the people of Tibet have preserved a unique form of Buddhism that was originally taught and practiced in ancient India. The hallmark of the Tibetan tradition is a graded approach to meditation, spiritual study, and ethical living embodied in the "three vehicles" of Buddhism: the Foundational Vehicle, the Great Vehicle, and the Vajra Vehicle. In Tibetan Buddhism, these three vehicles are practiced as one unified system.

What is included in the course?

  • We will explore the rich history, philosophy, and meditative traditions of Tibetan Buddhism
  • The course includes weekly video teachings from Mingyur Rinpoche on key points, with video subtitles, audio files, and transcripts
  • An extensive course workbook to deepen understanding and experience
  • Weekly audio introductions from Senior Tergar Instructors
  • Two webinars each month with the Tergar Instructors
  • Optional personal practice interviews with the Tergar Instructors
  • A forum to discuss our study and practice and to ask questions

Who can take this course?

This course is open to all those with an interest in deepening their understanding of the principles and practices of Tibetan Buddhism.


What will I need for this course?

The book Indestructible Truth by Reginald A. Ray will be referred to throughout the course.


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Your subscription includes access to our current live course, to our full library of self-paced courses, weekly live sessions, webinars, personal interviews with Tergar Guides, and much more.
We aim to make Vajrayana Online accessible to everyone, which is why we provide three different pricing options. Feel free to choose the one that best suits your needs.


You will make the first payment after the free trial period. The subscription will automatically be renewed in accordance to the frequency you have selected. You can unsubscribe anytime, and no additional fees will be charged.
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Tergar is committed to making the benefits of meditation available to everyone. To ask about subscription assistance, contact us at [email protected].


You will make the first payment after the free trial period. The subscription will automatically be renewed in accordance to the frequency you have selected. You can unsubscribe anytime, and no additional fees will be charged.
For more questions about the subscription, please visit our FAQs section.

Tergar is committed to making the benefits of meditation available to everyone. To ask about subscription assistance, contact us at [email protected].