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Discovering Buddhism Daylong Retreat – Tantra

Daylong Retreat with Gus Cutz

Sunday, August 18, 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Tantra: The Swift Path to Enlightenment–Interested?

“The practice of tantra involves a combination of emptiness-yoga — through which all ordinary conceptions of one-self are dissolved — and deity-yoga — in which one cultivates the enlightened identity of a particular meditational deity.” ― Lama Thubten Yeshe

In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, tantra is considered to be a swift path to enlightenment. Tantric practitioners learn to think, speak, and act as if they are already fully enlightened buddhas. How can you achieve such an extraordinary transformation? Join Gus Cutz for an exploration of this profound and esoteric path to awakening.

The retreat will include discussions and guided meditations. Making the most of this opportunity to cultivate transformation, we will practice noble silence during all the breaks. Please come, bring your friends, and joyfully plant the seeds for your swift path to full enlightenment!


10:30-10:45Welcome and Motivation
12:30-1:30Lunch Break
3:15-3:30Dedication and conclusion


Financial Assistance

To apply for a scholarship, please complete this form and email it to: [email protected] at least one week before the event. We are happy to answer any questions.

Suggested donation

Fee: $50
Shantideva Members: $45 

(Member discounts will be applied automatically if you have transferred your membership to MindBody. If you need assistance doing this, please contact [email protected].)  

About the Teacher

Gustavo Cutz is in the process of becoming an FPMT certified teacher. He has worked at Wisdom Publications in Boston, has been an active volunteer with Shantideva Meditation Center since 2008 and a facilitator for Discovering Buddhism since 2012. He also interprets/summarizes Geshe Thubten Soepa’s teachings on topics such as the Four Noble Truths, the eight worldly concerns, the six perfections, the “Eight Verses of Thought Transformation,” and most recently, Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, chapters 1-3. Gus is a clinical psychologist and currently practices on Long Island.

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