JULY 2018 calendar

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Special Events

White Tara and MEDICINE BUDDH day retreat
Saturday July 14th

To come together to accumulate mantras with the aspiration to purify obstacles personally, globally and for our Gurus as well as to strengthen our devotion, samaya and spiritual progress.

White Tara Puja (with mantra accumulation):
9 – 10:30 a.m
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Medicine Buddha puja:
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

White Tara tsok:
3:30 – 5 p.m.

Lunch:
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. (a vegetarian lunch will be served to all participants)

Cost: Free but donations to the center are welcome.

Please register at info@rigpedorjemontreal.org or 514 485-8886 as this will let us know how many will be present for lunch.
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The Green Tara Sadhana
based on teachings by Drupon Khenpo Lodro Namgyal

On Saturday July 21st at 2 p.m. Nancy Drury will continue her sessions discussing the Green Tara Sadhana, based on the Tara Retreat given by Drupon Khenpo Lodro Namgyal in Pullahari in 2015.

These sessions are perfect for anyone who wishes to learn more about the Tara ritual or deity practice in general. They will also incorporate an understanding of the actual Tibetan words or transliteration.

Please note that you can join us even if you missed the first sessions.
Session 3 (Saturday July 21st, 2 p.m.): How to deepen our visualization practice

Cost: Free but donations to the center are welcome.

Nancy has been a long-time member of the Center. She took refuge with The First Kalu Rinpoche in 1976, and became a disciple of The Third Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche in the 1980’s. A student of the Rigpe Dorje Philosophy and Meditation Programs at Pullahari for 7 years, Nancy has also attended many teachings by our Karma Kagyu Lineage masters.
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Day of SHAMATHA, calm abiding meditation.
Sunday July 22

The point of meditation is to open up to our inherent natural awareness in order to make friends with our minds and to act more skillfully.

9 – 10:30 a.m.
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Lunch: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. (a vegetarian lunch will be served to all participants)

Cost: Free but donations to the center are welcome.

Please register at info@rigpedorjemontreal.org or 514 485-8886 as this will let us know how many will be present for lunch.