The Eight Verses of Mind Training by Geshe Langri Thangpa
Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 April, 10:30 am - 1:00pm
The system of meditation practice known as mind training (LOBJONG 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 Ganapati*
Saturday 6 April 2:30 pm
Ganapati is a key Vajrayana wealth deity. Receiving such initiations and the instructions for practice contained in them empowers us to bring about the supportive and harmonious conditions so important for progress in dharma. This particular lineage of Ganapati was brought to Tibet by this he great master Atisha and preserved in the Kadam and Sakya traditions.
Initiation of Green Tara*
Sunday 7 April 2:30 pm
The goddess Tara is revered in all traditions of Vajrayana Buddhism as the embodiment of the liberating activity of all buddhas. As such her initiation and meditation are especially effective means of awakening one’s innate capacity for enlightened compassion.
*Please note that in order to attend these teachings one must have made a formal commitment to the Buddhist path through the act of taking refuge. Please contact the centre for further information.
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