Teaching – online


2019-01-20 Ten-week online course – BCBS, Massachusetts

Entering The Path: An Online Foundations Course in Early Buddhist Study and Practice

Ten weeks of engaging in early Buddhist practice and study in an intensive online community

Interested in studying the suttas but find them too complex, dense?

Not sure how to apply them to your practice?

This online course offers:

Ten weeks of video lectures, roughly six 10-minute segments per week. Easy to follow sutta readings are displayed as they are read by the teachers.

Connect in small groups with guiding teacher Jill Shepherd weekly for one hour. Meetings are conducted through video conferencing software on computer, mobile, or tablet.

One-on-one meetings via video conference with Jill are available throughout the program for personal practice explorations.


October 1 – Applications open

December 1– Applications close DUE TO CANCELATTIONS 2 PLACES NOW AVAILABLE – contact Jill for more info

December 15– Initial accepted notified

December 15- January 15 – Interview period, payment and registration on a rolling basis. Waitlisted students are contacted during this period.

January 20 – Course material begins

March 30 – Course closes

To register: