APRIL 2018 calendar

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Wednesday night pujas will be replaced by Shamata (calm abiding meditation) in April and May.


Lama Tenzin Yongdu
Saturday April 7th and Sunday April 8th

Meditation workshop to explore and discuss various methods of meditation by doing them and  sharing experiences.  The focus on Saturday will be on Shamata (calm abiding meditation) and on Sunday on Chenrezik including visualization and mantra recitation.

Cost: $15 per session ($10 for members) — $50 for whole program ($30 for members).
If these amounts are not convenient, please give what you can. No one turned away.

Saturday, April 14
Guru Rinpoche day retreat

(Tsok in the final session)

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.

Guru Rinpoche Puja (with mantra accumulation):
9 – 10:30 a.m/11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Mahakala puja 1:30 – 3:30

Guru Rinpoche 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.

Sunday April 15th 2 p.m.
Pullahari Monastery,

a presentation by Nancy Drury

This presentation will showcase Pullahari Monastery, the main seat of His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche in Nepal.  We will be focusing on the Rigpe Dorje Institute Philosophy and Meditation Programs, and the daily life of the students.

These programs are invaluable for students wishing to develop their appreciation of and insight into the Buddhadharma.