January 2020

TIBETAN LANGUAGE DAY

Sunday 19th January 10.30am and 2.oopm 

Free of charge. Lunch is available at £5.50 but needs to be booked in advance.

For anyone wanting to improve their Tibetan. We will be reading and translating Dharma texts. Please join us, all welcome!

 


February 2020

MEDITATION PRACTICE DAY

Sunday 2nd February 10.30am and 2.30pm

Free of charge. Lunch is available for £5.50 but needs to be booked in advance.

A day of calm abiding meditation. Suitable for beginners as well as experienced practitioners.

MORE ON WHAT HAPPENS IN CHENRESIG PUJA
Led by Brian Richardson

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th February
10.30am and 2.00 to 3.30pm each day

£15 per day, plus any accommodation or meals (usual prices apply)

This course will be based on the commentary by Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche. It will expand your experience of the Evening Puja at Marpa House. There will be some practical work to help with visualising both Chenresig and the Mani mantra. We will go through the commentary quite slowly and meditate on each stage. This time we will also look at the Seven-Branch Prayer and the Dewachen Prayer in more detail.

TIBETAN LANGUAGE DAY

Sunday 16th February 10.30am and 2.oopm 

Free of charge. Lunch is available at £5.50 but needs to be booked in advance.

For anyone wanting to improve their Tibetan. We will be reading and translating Dharma texts. Please join us, all welcome!

MAHAKALA PRACTICE
Led by Lama Alasdair

Thursday 20th, Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd February
Daily at 2.3opm 

By donation, all welcome. Lunch is available at £5.50 but needs to be booked in advance.

Traditionally, an extensive form of the Dharma Protector Mahakala practice is done before the New Year to avert obstacles for the year ahead.
Lama Alasdair has completed the traditional three year retreat and was the resident Lama for many years at Kyabje Chime Rinpoche’s centre in the Black Forest in Germany. We are absolutely delighted that he is leading us through these powerful practices and very auspicious Losar celebrations.

LOSAR CELEBRATIONS FOR THE TIBETAN NEW YEAR of the MALE IRON RAT

Monday 24th February 2.3opm
Saturday 29th February 2.30pm 

By donation, all welcome. Lunch is available at £5.50 but needs to be booked in advance.

On both days we will have a recitation of ‘Calling the Lama from Afar’ followed by a bonfire. On the Saturday we will also have an offering of Khataks and a tea party.
Please bring (vegetarian) food to share, also feel free to bring any unwanted Dharma texts or papers to burn.

 


March 2020

MEDITATION PRACTICE DAY
Led by Lama Alasdair

Sunday 1st March 10.30am and 2.30pm

Free of charge. Lunch is available at £5.50 but needs to be booked in advance.

A day of calm abiding meditation. Suitable for beginners as well as experienced practitioners.

INTRODUCTION TO TIBETAN BUDDHIST TEACHINGS & PRACTICE
Part One – The Life of The Buddha & The Four Noble Truths
Led by Gail Oliver

Saturday 7th March 10.30am and 2.30pm

£15 per day, plus any accommodation or meals (usual prices apply)

A brand new course for beginners, or anyone wanting a refresher in the basics of Tibetan Buddhism. This is a modular course which can be taken as standalone topics or as a whole. It is ideal for anyone wanting to explore Buddhism further or simply practice and learn with others in a small friendly group. Each segment of the course will be taught by a different course leader, all of whom are experienced practitioners and have been given a robe by Kyabje Chime Rinpoche as a symbol of permission to teach.

TIBETAN LANGUAGE DAY

Sunday 22nd March 10.30am and 2.oopm 

Free of charge. Lunch is available at £5.50 but needs to be booked in advance.

For anyone wanting to improve their Tibetan. We will be reading and translating Dharma texts. Please join us, all welcome!

 

April 2020

MEDITATION PRACTICE DAY

Sunday 5th April 10.30am and 2.30pm

Free of charge. Lunch is available at £5.50 but needs to be booked in advance.

A day of calm abiding meditation. Suitable for beginners as well as experienced practitioners.

INTRODUCTION TO TIBETAN BUDDHIST TEACHINGS & PRACTICE
Part Two – Refuge and Bodhicitta
Led by Ross McCleary

Saturday 18th April 10.00am to 5.00pm

£15 per day, plus any accommodation or meals (usual prices apply)

TIBETAN LANGUAGE DAY

Sunday 19th April 10.30am and 2.oopm 

Free of charge. Lunch is available at £5.50 but needs to be booked in advance.

For anyone wanting to improve their Tibetan. We will be reading and translating Dharma texts. Please join us, all welcome!

 

May 2020

MAY TEACHINGS WITH PASANG RINPOCHE

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th May
Teachings and Empowerment

We are delighted that Rinpoche hopes to give further teachings throughout May.

A full programme will be published nearer the time. Please save the date to join us for these wonderful teachings!