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The Eight Verses of Mind Training and Initiation of Manjusri Arapatsana

  • Dechen London WWT London, Queen Elizabeth’s Walk, Barnes London SW13 9WT UK (map)

The Eight Verses of Mind Training

10:30am - 1:00pm

The system of meditation practice known as mind training (LOJONG in Tibetan) is one of the most popular and widely-practised in Buddhism. Geshe Langri Thangpa’s work is one of the most celebrated spiritual teachings in Tibetan Buddhism. It offers us a method of transforming adverse circumstances into positive aspects of the path of awakening compassion.

Initiation of Manjusri Arapatsana

2:30 - 4:30pm

Manjushri is the supreme embodiment of wisdom in Buddhism. For this reason his meditation is undertaken by those who seek to develop a profound understanding of the teaching.

Please note that in order to receive this initiation on must have made a formal commitment to the Buddhist path through Taking Refuge. If you would like to take refuge before the initiation please contact

Earlier Event: October 20
The Four Dharmas of Gampopa
Later Event: November 16
The Rays of the Stainless Vajra Moon