APRIL 2019 CALENDAR
Teaching on Je Gampopa’s ‘The Jewel Ornament of Liberation (Ornament of Precious Liberation)’
Saturdays, April 6th & 20th
10:30 a.m. – noon & 2 – 4 p.m.
A comprehensive foundation for the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism, this teaching clearly outlines the ground, path and fruition of Buddhadharma. The topics covered in ‘The Jewel Ornament of Liberation’ are Buddha-nature, finding a spiritual master, impermanence, karma, cultivation of bodhicitta (altruism), development of the six perfections, the ten bodhisattva bhumis, Buddhahood, and the activities of the Buddha.
Gampopa was the foremost disciple of the famous yogi, Milarepa, a renown 12th century Buddhist teacher and founder of the Kagyu Lineage of Buddhism.
Participants are welcome to eat their lunch at the centre between sessions — coffee, tea and dessert will be provided for everyone.
$10 for members
$15 for non-members
If these suggested donations are not convenient, please give whatever you can.
Instruction & Practice of Guru Yoga for Third Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche
Wednesdays – 10th & 24th – 7 p.m.
This Guru Yoga prayer is a supplication to the Third Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Lodro Chokyi Senge, for his blessings to guide us in cultivating devotion and understanding the nature of mind, both essential on our spiritual path of Buddha Dharma.
Guru Yoga, Calling The Lama From Afar: chanting meditation & Lamp Offering
Friday – 26th – 7:30 p.m.
Commemorating the Parinirvana (passing away) of The Third Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Lodro Chokyi Senge.
RIGPE DORJE CENTRE is a project of the RIGPE DORJE FOUNDATION founded by His Eminence the Third Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Karma Lodro Chokyi Senge and under the spiritual direction of His Eminence the Fourth Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Karma Lodro Chokyi Nyima.
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Tel. : (514) 485-8886