Thursday, November 23, 2017
 
Teaching Archive 2016
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ISRAEL: January 26th - February 16th, 2016
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Wednesday, January 27th
“Training the Mind to Deal with any Situation”
Studio Kanta, Tel Aviv
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Thursday, Jan. 28th
“What is Ultimate Healing? The Tibetan Buddhist View”
Broshim Campus, Tel Aviv University**
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Friday, Jan. 29th
“Prayers for Peace”
Private house, Tel Aviv
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Saturday, Jan. 30th
“Applying Meditation and Mindfulness in Everyday Life”
Meditation Factory, Hertzliya Pitu’ach
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Monday, Feb. 1st
“The Science of the Heart: Mind and Emotions according to Tibetan Buddhism”
Karkur College, Pardes Hannah-Karkur
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Tuesday, Feb. 2nd
“The Courage and Power of Compassion"
Private house, Pardes Hannah
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Wednesday, Feb. 3rd & Thursday, Feb. 4th:
“The Eight Verses of Thought Transformation”
Yokneam Illit
Friday, Feb. 5th , 10:00-1200
"Vajrasattva Practice"
***Yokneam Illit
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Saturday, Feb. 6th
“The Union of Emptiness and Compassion”
Gival Ella
Sunday, Feb. 7th
“Bodhicitta and the Meanin\g of Life”
Masouni Art Studio, Old Jaffa
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Monday, Feb 8th
Life Stories and Miracles of Buddha Shakyamuni”
Shantivdeva FPMT Study Group, Ramat Gan
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Wednesday – Saturday, February 10th-13th 
“Nyungne Retreat with Phowa and Dream Yoga Teachings”
Kibbutz Inbar
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Sunday, Feb. 14th
Ngondro Practice
Including transmission of the full version Lonchen Nyingthik Ngondro
Private home, Ramat Gan
 
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GERMANY: February 16th - 25th, 2016
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Berlin:
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 Wednesday, February 17th
“Kyerim and Dzogrim"   |   "Erzeugungs- und Vollendungsstufe"
 Neckarstrassenzentrum, Berlin-Neukölln
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Thursday, February 18th
“Buddha Nature"   |   "Buddha-Natur"
 Bodhicharya Center, Berlin
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Friday, February 19th
“The Keys to the Door of the Three Vows"  |  "Die Schlüssel zur Tür der drei Gelübde"
Bodhicharya Center, 10247 Berlin
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Saturday, February 20th
“Heart Sutra"   |  "Herz-Sutra"
Bodhicharya Center, 10247 Berlin
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Sunday, February 21st
“Heart Sutra"   |  "Herz-Sutra" (ctd.)
Bodhicharya Center, Berlin
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Lübeck:
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Monday, February 22nd, 16:30 – 18:00
"How to find inner Peace“   |   „Wie man inneren Frieden findet“
Justizvollzugsanstalt Lübeck, Lübeck
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Monday, February 22nd
“The Four Immeasurable Bodhichitta Mind"  |   „Die vier unermesslichen Qualitäten“
Praxis für Qigong Yangsheng, Lübeck

Köln:
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Tuesday, February 23rd
"The Karma of Cause and Effect"  |  „Karma - Das Prinzip von Ursache & Wirkung“
Tor28, Köln
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Wednesday, February 24th, 19:30 – 21:30
"Meditation on Emptiness"  |  „Meditation über Leerheit“
Tor28, Köln
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Thursday, February 25th, 19:30 – 21:30
"The Difference between Consciousness and Wisdom"  |  „Der Unterschied zwischen Bewusstsein & Weisheit“
Tor28, Köln
 
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THE NETHERLANDS: February 26th- 29th, 2016
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Friday, February 26th
 "How to Generate the Spiritual Quality of Mind"
 Leef-Yoga, Amsterdam Oost
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 Saturday, Feb. 27th
 "The Connection Between Mind and Life"
 Leef-Yoga, Amsterdam Oost
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 Sunday, Feb. 28th
 "The Essence of the Words of my Perfect Teacher "
 Leef-Yoga, Amsterdam Oost
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 Monday, Feb. 29th
"Teaching and Practice of Meditation“
 Leef-Yoga, Amsterdam Oost
 
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POLAND:  March 1st-8th, 2016
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Szczecin
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Tuesday, March 1st
“Chöd teachings” (Open lecture)  |  Wprowadzenie do Nauk o Chod
Świątynia Sanboin Misji Buddyjskiej Trzy Schronienia, Szczecin
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Wednesday, March 2nd
“Chöd Teaching - How to Cut Ego Clinging" |  Nauki Chod - Jak odciąć lgnięcie ego (komentarz – cz. I)
Świątynia Sanboin Misji Buddyjskiej Trzy Schronienia, Szczecin
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Thursday, March 3rd
“Chöd teaching - How to Cut Ego Clinging"  |  Nauki Chod - Jak odciąć lgnięcie ego (komentarz – cz. II)
Świątynia Sanboin Misji Buddyjskiej Trzy Schronienia, Szczecin
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Poznań
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Friday, March 4th
“Applying Meditation and Mindfulness in Everyday Life”  |  Zastosowanie medytacji i uważności w codziennym życiu
Ośrodek Misji Buddyjskiej “Trzy Schronienia”, Poznań
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Saturday, March 5th
“Channels, Winds and Drops and the Subtle Body According to the Tantric Point of View”  |  Kanały, wiatry, krople i subtelne ciało według nauk tantrycznych
Ośrodek Misji Buddyjskiej “Trzy Schronienia”, Poznań
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Warszawa
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Sunday, March 6th
"The Healing Power of the Mind“  |  Uzdrawiająca moc umysłu
Fundacja Sam Dżub Ling, Warszawa
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Monday, March 7th, 18:00-20:00
“Tara and Guru Rinpoche - Practice to Dispel Obstacles on the Path”  |  Jak usunąć przeszkody na ścieżce wykonując praktyki Tary i Guru Rinpoche
Fundacja Sam Dżub Ling, Warszawa
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Tuesday, March 8th, 18:00-20:00
“Mandala, Karma and Recincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism”  |  Mandala, Karma i Reinkarnacja w buddyzmie tybetańskim
Museum of Asia and Pacific, Warszawa
 
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GREECE: March 9th - 15th, 2016
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Athens:
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Thursday, March 10th
"The Four Immeasurables - Bodhicitta Mind"  |  "Οι τέσσερις απεριόριστες σκέψεις"
Shambala Center, Athens
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Friday, March 11th
"The Three Excellences for a Perfect Practice"  |  "Τα τρία εξαίρετα χαρακτηριστικά του καλού διαλογισμού"
Shambala Center, Athens
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Saturday, March 12th
"Chenrezig Meditation and Transmission"  |  "Ο διαλογισμός του Αβαλοκιτεσβάρα"
Shambala Center, Athens
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Sunday, March 13th
"The Heart Sutra"  |  "Η Σούτρα της Καρδιάς της Σοφίας"
Shambala Center, Athens
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Thessaloniki:
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Monday, March 14th
"The Key to the Door of the 3 Vows"
Karma Gyaltsen Ling, Thessaloniki
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Tuesday, March 15th
"Healing Medicine Buddha"
Karma Gyaltsen Ling, Thessaloniki
 
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ITALY: March 16th -24th, 2016
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Rome
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 Wednesday, March 16th, 19:00-21:00
 "Transforming Suffering and Happiness into Enlightenment"  |  "Trasformare la Sofferenza e la Felicità in Illuminazione"
 Associazione Tso Pema, Via Angelo Tittoni 11 (Trastevere), Rome
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Thursday, March 17th, 18:30-20:30
 "Meditation for Body and Mind Relaxation"  |  "La Meditazione per il Rilassamento del Corpo e la Mente"
 Istituto Samantabhadra, Via di Generosa 24, Rome
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Milano
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Friday, March 18th
"The Healing Power of Mind"  |  "Il potere di guarigione della mente"
I Percorsi di Pan, Milano 
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Saturday, March 19th
"Why Performing Actions that Benefit Others is So Helpful to One's Own Spiritual Progress"  |  "Perché fare il bene degli altri è di aiuto al proprio progresso spirituale"
Metiss'Art, Milano
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Sunday, March 20th
 "How We Can Perform Actions that Benefit Ourselves and Others in an Effective and Meaningful Way"  |  "Come possiamo fare del bene a noi stessi e agli altri in modo efficace e significativo"
 Metiss'Art, Milano
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Wednesday, March 23rd
 "Meditation Practice – Why and How? Mind Training as a Tool for Inner Change"  |  "La pratica della meditazione. Come e perché? L'addestramento mentale come strumento per il cambiamento interiore"
 Mandala - Centro Studi Tibetani, Milano
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Thursday, March 24th
"Applying Meditation and Mindfulness in Daily Life"  |  "Applicare la meditazione e la consapevolezza nella vita quotidiana"
I Percorsi di Pan, Milano
 
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SWITZERLAND: March 21st & 22nd, 2016
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Monday, March 21st
"The Four Seals"  |  "I quattro sigilli dei precetti"
Instituto Kalachakra, Lugano-Breganzona
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Tuesday, March 22nd
"Tong-len - the Healing Power of Compassion"  |  "Tong-len: il potere curativo della compassione"
Instituto Kalachakra, Lugano-Breganzona
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INDIA: Spring Term Teachings  2016
At Bodhicitta Dharma Centre
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 April 4th – May 20th, 2016: Afternoon Teachings
3-5pm, Monday to Friday at the Bodhicitta Dharma Centre,  McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala
  270 Dharamkot Rd, House No 270, 2nd floor
A different dharma topic covered each week.
Doors open at 2:30 pm
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  April 18th – May 14th, 2016: Morning Class
9-11am, Monday to Saturday, at the Bodhicitta Dharma Centre
TOPIC: Nyeshe Donme - "Beacon of Certainty" by Mipham Rinpoche
Teachings in Tibetan, with English translation.
 
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UNITED KINGDOM: May 30th - June 28th, 2016
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LONDON
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Wednesday, June 1st
  “Different Heads, One Heart”
   The Buddhist Society, London
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Friday, June 3rd
“Compassion - the Heart of the Enlightened Mind”
London Buddhist Vihara, Dharmapala Building, Chiswick
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BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX
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Saturday, June 4th
“Selflessness of Self and Selflessness of Phenomena”
The Dharma Primary School, Brighton
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GLASTONBURY, SOMERSET
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Sunday, June 5th
“The Relationship between Mind, Body and Energy”
     Ying Yang, Glastonbury
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Monday, June 6th
"The Natural Law of Cause and Effect"
Ying Yang,  Glastonbury
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Tuesday, June 7th
Guided Meditation
Sweet Track Centre, Glastonbury
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TOTNES, DEVON
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Thursday, June 9th
“The Relationship between Mind, Body and Energy”
The Hall, The Mansion, Totnes
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Friday, June 10th
“How to Prepare for Death and Rebirth”
The Hall, The Mansion, Totnes
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Saturday, June 11th
“The Nature of Mind”
The Hall, The Mansion, Totnes
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HOLT, WILTSHIRE
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Sunday, June 12th
“About Karma and Reincarnation”
Holt Village Hall, Holt
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PONTYPOOL, MONMOUTHSHIRE, SOUTH WALES
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Monday, June 13th
“Drops, Channels and Winds according to the Subtle Body”
Lower House Farm Barn, Pontypool
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NEWPORT, SOUTH WALES
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Tuesday, June 14th
“Meditation for Mind and Body Relaxation”
Share Centre, Newport
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CARDIFF, SOUTH WALES
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Tuesday, June 14th
"In Search for the Meaning of Life"
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff
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BRYNMAWR, BLAENAU GWENT, SOUTH WALES
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Wednesday, June 15th and Thursday, June 16th
“The Essence of 'The Words of my Perfect Teacher'” (both days)
Palpung Changchub Dargyeling, Brynmawr
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BISHOPTON, SWANSEA, SOUTH WALES
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Friday, June 17th
“Meditation for Mind and Body” - teaching with guided practice
Bishopton Community Center, Bishopton
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  LLANDOGO, MONMOUTHSHIRE, SOUTH WALES
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Saturday, June 18th
“The Natural Law of Cause and Effect”
The Wye Valley Arts Centre, Llandogo
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NOTTINGHAM, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
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Sunday, June 19th
Meditation Teaching with Guided Practice
9 St Mary's Place, Nottingham
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WHITLEY BAY, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE 
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Tuesday, June 21st
“In Search for the Meaning of life”
         The Sensorium, 169 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 2DN
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TARSET, NORTHUMBERLAND
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Thursday, June 23rd
"Finding Happiness in Troubled Times"
The Old Rectory, Thorneyburn, Tarset
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Friday, June 24th – Sunday, June 26th
Guru Yoga Retreat
The Old Rectory, Thorneyburn, Tarset
With empowerment of 'The One Hundred Peaceful and Wrathful Deities with the Three Kayas of Guru Rinpoche’, which entailed three commitments: 1. Taking Refuge.  2. Non-killing.  3. 100,000 recitations of the mantra of Vajrasattva to be completed in this lifetime.
 
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UNITED STATES: June 30th - August 1st, 2016
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Thursday, June 30th
“Tonglen”
Aloha Sangha, Honolulu
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Friday, July 1st
“Transforming Happiness and Suffering into Enlightenment”
Bodhi Tree Dharma Center, Honolulu 
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Saturday, July 2nd
“The Nature of Mind”
Bodhi Tree Dharma Center, Honolulu 
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Same day, 3- 5pm
“Meditation Practice:  Why and How?”
Bodhi Tree Dharma Center, Honolulu 
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Sunday, July 3rd
“The Ten Virtues and Ten Non Virtues"
Lama Wangchuk's Dragon Collection, Honolulu
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Monday, July 4th
“What is Bodhicitta?”
Bodhi Tree Dharma Center, Honolulu 
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Monday, July 4th
“Applying Meditation and Mindfulness in Everyday Life”
Bodhi Tree Dharma Center, Honolulu 
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Chico, California
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*Wednesday, July 6th
"The Nature of Mind"
“Acupuncture and Herbs”, Chico
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Thursday, July 7th
"View, Meditation, Conduct and Result"
Sky Creek Dharma Center, Chico
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Spokane, Washington
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Saturday, July 9th and Sunday, July 10th
“The Heart Sutra”
Tsinta Mani Choling Center, Spokane
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Portland, Oregon
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Monday, July 11th
"Introduction to the Practice of Chöd – How to Cut Ego Clinging" (commentary)
Nritya Mandala Mahavihara Dance Mandal, Portland
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Tuesday, July 12th
"Phowa"
Nritya Mandala Mahavihara Dance Mandal, Portland
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July 13th-17th: Bum Tsok
Northwest Tibetan Cultural Association, Portland
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*New Orleans, Louisiana
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Wednesday, July 20th
Preliminary Teachings for Dream Yoga
Tibetan House, New Orleans
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Thursday, July 21st
Dream Yoga Teaching
Tibetan House, New Orleans
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Friday, July 22nd
Introduction to Tantra: the Practice of Vajrasattva  
LHA Community Center, New Orleans
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Saturday, July 23rd
Teachings on the Heart Essence of Longchen Nyingtik Ngondro 
LHA Community Center, New Orleans
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Saturday, July 23rd
The Longchen Nyingtik Ngondro 
LHA Community Center, New Orleans
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Sunday, July 24th
Vajrasattva Empowerment (Initiation) with Refuge Ceremony
LHA Community Center, New Orleans
Receiving the empowerment required students to take the following commitments: to take Refuge, avoid killing, and recite the Vajrasattva mantra 100,000 times (to be finished in this life time).
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Monday, July 25th
“A Buddhist View of the Environment”
at Clearwater Sanctuary
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Same day (7/25), 6pm - 7:30pm
"Overcoming Fear and Experiencing Subtle Mind as a Teaching"
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New York, NY: July 27th - 31st
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Wednesday, July 27th & Thursday 28th
“Dream Yoga”
New York Tsurphu Goshir Dharma Center, Brooklyn, NY
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Friday, July 29th; Sunday the 30th and Monday the 31st
“The Six Bardos”
New York Tsurphu Goshir Dharma Center, Brooklyn, NY 11232
 
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CANADA: August 1st - 8th, 2016
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Wednesday, August 3rd
"The Four Immeasurable Practices to Open the Heart"
88 Yorkshire Street N., Guelph, Ontario
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Friday, August 5th
"Meditation Techniques to Alleviate Disturbing Emotions"
662 Pape Avenue, Toronto
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Saturday, Aug. 6th
"The Need for Balance in Troubled Times, Outer and Inner Civilizations"
Moksha Yoga Guelph, Guelph Ontario
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Sunday, Aug. 7th
"The Healing Power of Tonglen" - teachings with guided meditation
662 Pape Avenue, Toronto
 
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PERU: August 8th - 22nd, 2016
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Wednesday, August 10th
"The Benefits of Meditation Practice"  |  "Los Beneficios de la Pràctica de la Meditaciòn"
Embajada de la India-Centro Cultural, Lima
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Saturday, August 13th & Sunday the 14th
"The Heart Sutra"  |  "El Sutra del Corazòn"
Auditorio La Alameda Hacienda Club, Lima
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Tuesday, August 16th
"Mind is the Root of Suffering and Happiness"  |  "La Mente es la Raiz del Sufrimiento y de la Felicidad"
Embajada de la India-Centro Cultural, Lima
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Wednesday, August 17th, two sessions
"Nyingthik Chod- the Practice of Severing the Demonic Forces"  | 
"Nyingthik Chod- la Pràctica de Cortar las Fuerzas Demoniacas"  (Cortar el Ego)
NORBULING, Calle Centenario 114-A Barranco
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Thursday, August 18th
"Chenrezig Practice with Mantra Recitation"  | 
"Pràctica de Chenrezig con Recitaciòn de Mantra"
Espacio Sadhana, Shell 225, número 601, Miraflores
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Friday, August 20th & Saturday the 21st, weekend teachings
"Dream Yoga"  |  "Yoga de los Sueños"
Auditorio La Alameda Hacienda Club, Avenida José Pardo 399-Miraflores
 
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SOUTH AFRICA: August 22nd - September 18th, 2016
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Johannesburg
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Wednesday, August 24th
"Finding Peace in a Changing Reality"
Snow Lion, 7th Ave, Melville
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Thursday, Aug. 25th
"Seven Points of Mind Training” (part I)
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Friday, Aug. 26th
“Seven Points of Mind Training” (part II)
Both part at Lam Rim, 1st Ave Vrededorp
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Saturday, Aug. 27th
10am-noon: “Emptiness, and How to Realize It” (part I)
1-3pm:  “Emptiness, and How to Realize It” (part II)
Lam Rim, 1st Ave Vrededorp
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Sunday, Aug. 28th
10am-noon: “The Three Bardos” (part I)
1-3pm: “The Three Bardos” (part II)
Lam Rim, 1st Ave Vrededorp
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Monday, Aug. 29th
“Buddhist View, Conduct, Meditation and Result” (part I)
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Tuesday, Aug. 30th
“Buddhist View, Conduct, Meditation and Result” (part II)
Both parts at Shantikaya, Rd no 3, Victory Park
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Wednesday, Aug. 31st
“The Path of Guru Devotion”
Shantikaya, 1st Ave, Victory Park
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Cape Town
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Friday, September 2nd
“The Inseparability of Compassion and Wisdom”
Sufi Temple, 183 Campground Rd, Newlands
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Saturday, Sept. 3rd
“Introduction to Buddhist Tantra”
The Source, 11 Townsend Ave, Constantia
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Sunday, Sept 4th
10am-noon: “The Relationship between Body, Mind and Energy”
1:30-3:30pm: "Channels, Chakras and Introduction to Breathing Techniques"
Sufi Temple, 183 Campground Rd, Newlands
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Monday, September 5th
“Dharma in All We Do”
Grace: 17 Crassula Str, Milnerton
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Tuesday, Sept. 6th
“Calm Abiding and Insight into Self-Nature with Guided Meditation”
Grace: 17 Crassula Str, Milnerton
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Wednesday, Sept. 7th
“Bardo Teaching”
Kargyu Samye Dzong, 6 Morgenrood Rd, Kenilworth
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Friday, Sept 9th
Preparatory Teachings for Vajrasattva Retreat
Blue Butterfly Retreat, Tulbach
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Saturday and Sunday, September 10th & 11th
Nyungne & Vajrasattva Retreat
Blue Butterfly Retreat, Tulbach
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KwaZulu Natal
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Tuesday, Sept. 13th
“The Journey to Inner Peace Passes through Hardships”
98 Bulwer Road, Glenwood, Durban
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Thursday, Sept. 15th
“The Four Thoughts that Change the Mind”
Namaste, Lot 417, Windsor Street Shelly Beach South Coast KZN
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16th-18th September: Retreat
“The 12 Links of Interdependent Origination and Calm Abiding Meditation”
Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ixopo
 
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INDIA: Fall Term Teachings  2016
At the Bodhicitta Dharma Centre
  October 10th – November 26th, 2016: Afternoon Teachings
  3-5pm, Monday to Friday at the Bodhicitta Dharma Centre
   270 Dharamkot Rd, House No 270, 2nd floor
  McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala
 A different dharma topic is covered each week, starting with "The Four Noble Truths".
 Doors open at 2:30 pm, All are welcome!
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   October 17th – November 12th, 2016: Morning Class
  9-11am, Monday to Saturday, at the Bodhicitta Dharma Centre
 Topic: Nyeshe Donme - "Beacon of Certainty" by Mipham Rinpoche (ctd.)
The morning class features advanced teaching topics. Participants are required to attend all the sessions.