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Teaching archive for 2014

 

Feb. 4th - 24th, 2014:  Israel

Tuesday, Feb. 4th  |  “Healing with the Mind’s Power” | evening talk, Broshim Medical College, Tel-Aviv 

Wednesday, Feb. 5th  |  Dream Yoga”   |   evening talk, Kanta Yoga Studio, Tel Aviv

Thursday, Feb. 6th, 8-10pm  |   Passing from Life to Life: the Death Process in Tibetan Buddhism | Kanta Yoga Studio, Tel Aviv

Friday, Feb. 7th, 9:30-2pm |  “Four Types of Heart Essence Refuge and Bodhicitta”  |  Ramat Gan 

Saturday, Feb. 8th, 9:30-2pm |  “Vajrasattva Meditation for Purification”  Ramat Gan

Feb. 9th, 19:30-21:30  | “How to Deal with Changing Reality” | Einav  Club, Kibbutz Afikim, Jordan River Valley

Feb. 11th , 12:30-14:30pm | “Integrating Compassion with Health Care | talk to health practitioners at  Lin Medical Center, Haifa  

Feb. 12th, 19:00-21:00  |  “The Five Elements and the Five Emotions According to Tibetan Buddhism”  | Dau Chinese Medicine College, Ramat Yohanan 

Feb. 13th, 7-9pm |   “Phowa Practice – the Transference of Consciousness" | Teaching and Practice in Yokne'am  - for practitioners who have already received an empowerment. 

Friday, Feb. 14th, 10:30-15:30pm |  “The Power of Mantra – Om Mani Padme Hung” - BaDerech Yoga and Chinese Medicine Center, Kibbutz Evron. On this occasion, Rinpoche also blessed a large prayer new wheel for peace in the region, and beyond.

 

Saturday, Feb. 15th, 10am-3:30pm  |   “Finding Inner Space: Meditation on Emptiness and Love” | Pardes Hanna

Monday, Feb. 17th , 6:30-8:30pm  |  “Chod: the Practice of Severing the Demonic Forces”  | for practitioners only; in Yokne'am

Wednesday to Saturday, Feb 19th-22nd    |   "Chenrezig and Tara Retreat with the 8 Mahayana Precepts" |  Retreat at Kibbutz Yehiam

Sunday, Feb. 23rd, 7-9 pm  |  “The Vajra Guru Mantra & the Three Excellences” |  Ramat Gan

 

Contact info for the organizers of Rinpoche's tour in Israel:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Netherlands: Feb 26th - March 3rd, 2014

Wednesday, Feb. 26th  The Four Immeasurable Practices to Open the Heart”   |  7-9pm, Centrum Karunika, Meerhuizenplein 38, 1078 TB Amsterdam Rivierenbuurt

Thursday, Feb. 27th |  “The View, Meditation, Conduct and Result According to Buddhist Philosophy”   |  7-9pm, Centrum Karunika, Amsterdam Rivierenbuurt

Friday,   Feb. 28th  |  “How to Prepare for a Meaningful Death and Rebirth”   |  7-9pm, Leef-Yoga, Derde Oosterparkstraat 86,
1091 KB  Amsterdam Oost

Saturday, March 1st  |  “The Benefits of the Six Perfections”  |   11am - 1pm and 3pm-5pm;  Leef-Yoga, Amsterdam Oost

Sunday, March 2nd  -  Tibetan New Year (Losar)  |  “The Healing Power of Tonglen Meditation”  |  10am-12pm and 2pm - 5pm ; Centrum Karunika, Amsterdam Rivierenbuurt

 Contact person for the Netherlands: Carolina Ivanescu – yamahacarol [at] yahoo.com

 

Germany: March 3rd - 12th, 2014

Tuesday, March 4th to Friday the 7th, each day from 7pm to 9pm | "The Essence of 'The Words of My Perfect Teacher'  | Bodhicharya Center, Kinzigstraße 25, Berlin
Saturday, March 8th, 10:00am-noon and 2pm-4pm  | "The Essence of 'Uttaratantra'" | at Bodhicharya Center, Berlin

Sunday, March 9th   |  "The Four Immeasurables of the Bodhicitta Mind" | at Auetal (near Hannover)

Monday, March 10th  | "How to Prepare for a Meaningful Death and Rebirth"  | at Goettingen
Tuesday, March 11th   |  "The Healing Power of Tonglen Meditation" | Goettingen

Contact information of organizers in Germany:  Berlin:  maijoi[at]gmx.de   |   Hannover: lklauenberg[at]web.de   |   Goettingen: nike-ann.schroeder[at]gmx.de

 

Poland: March 12th - 19th, 2014

Wednesday, March 12th, 7-9pm  | "The Four Immeasurable Practice to Open the Heart" | the Buddhist mission Three Jewels, Szczecin

Thursday, March 13th, 7-9pm  |  "The View, Meditation, Conduct and Result according to Buddhist Philosophy | the Buddhist mission Three Jewels, Szczecin

Friday, March 14th, 7-9pm  |  "Love and Compassion, the Root of Peace and Happiness" | Public talk in Warsaw

Saturday, March 15th, 10am-4pm  |  "The Four Great Seals of Buddhist Philosophy"  |  Warsaw

Sunday, March 16th, 10am-4pm  |  "Drops of Advice from my Heart" (by Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok) | Warsaw

Monday, March 17th, 4-6pm  |  "Pure Motivation: the Way to Benefit Self and Others" | Krakow - University
Same day, 7-9pm  |  "Dream Yoga"  |  Krakow - Buddhist Center
Tuesday, March 18th, 11am-2pm  | Individual meetings in Krakow

Same day, 7-9pm  |  "How to Practice the Inner, Outer and Secret Vows"  |  Krakow - Buddhist Center

Contact:   Donata Trapkowska –    acala.acala[at]wp.pl     (replace [at] with @)

 

Switzerland: March 19th - 24th, 2014

Thursday, March 20th, 7-9 pm  |  "The Four Immeasurable Practices to Open the Heart" at Yuthog Mineralien, Hertensteinstrasse 10, Luzern

Friday, March 21st, 2014, 7-9 pm  | "How to Follow the Path of the Three Beings" at Freiraum Allerhand, Leonhardsberg 14, Basel

Saturday, March 22nd, 10:30-12:30 and 2-4 pm  |  "The View, Meditation, Conduct and Result according to Buddhist Philosophy"  at Freiraum Allerhand, Leonhardsberg 14, Basel

Sunday, March 23rd, 10:30-12:30 and 2-4 pm  |  "The Twelve Links of Interdependent Origination" at  Freiraum Allerhand, Leonhardsberg 14, Basel

Contact:  ikara[at]sunrise.ch  (Ingrid)

Greece: March 24th- 31st, 2014

Tuesday, March 25th, 7-9pm  |   "Lojong - Seven Instructions to Train the Mind"  |  Thessaloniki

Wednesday, March 26th, 7-9pm  |  "How to Practice the Path of the Three Beings"  | Thessaloniki
Thursday, March 27th, 7-9pm  | "The Four Immeasurable Practices to Open the Heart" | Athens
Friday, March 28th, 7-9pm  |   "The Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva"  | Athens

Saturday, March 29th, 11am-6pm  |   "The Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva"  | Athens
Sunday, March 30th, 11am-1pm  | "The Healing Power of Tonglem Meditation"  |  Athens

Contact people in Greece:   Aria Gerouki - ariadni_g[at]hotmail.com  |    Panos Sfyris - panos109[at]hotmail.com

 

Italy: March 31st- April 7th, 2014

Thursday, April 3rd, 9-10:30pm  |  "How to Generate the Spiritual Qualities of the Mind"

at Centro Mindfulness Project, Via Cenisio 5, Milan

Saturday, April 5th, 10:30am-4pm |  "Eight Aspects of the Noble Truths of Suffering and Origin"

at Metiss'art, Via Morbelli 7, Milan

Sunday, April 6th, 10:30am-4pm  |  "Eight Aspects of the Noble Truths of Cessation and Path"

at Metiss'art, Via Morbelli 7, Milan


Contact address in Italy: barbara.cagnola[at]gmail.com



India: Spring Term at Bodhicitta Centre, McLeod Ganj

April 21st - May 17th, 2014  |   "Uttaratantra"   - 4 weeks of morning class teachings for Buddhist practitioners.

April 14th  - May 24th   |  Afternoon teachings open to all interested, each week a different Dharma topic was covered.


Contact in India:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

UK: May 28th - June 25th

Wales:

Friday, May 30th  |   "The Four Immeasurable Practices to Open the Heart"  - St Clare's Prayer and Retreat Centre, Porthcawl, Wales

Sunday, June 1st, 3-5pm,   |   "Finding Meaning in Everyday Life"   - Wye Valley Arts Centre, Llandogo, Wales

Monday, June 2nd, 7-9pm,   |   "The Healing Power of Tonglen"   - Friends' Meeting House, Bridgend, Wales

England:  

Wednesday, June 4th, 8-10pm   |   "The Ten Worldly Dharmas"   - Kailash Centre, St John's Wood, London

Friday, June 6th, 7-9pm   |   "Mind Can be the Root of Suffering and Happiness"   - Isle of Avalon Foundation, Glastonbury, Somerset

Saturday, June 7th, 7-9pm   |   "Meditation, Conduct and Result according to Buddhist Philosophy"   - Camino Centre, Glastonbury

Sunday, June 8th, 11am-4:30pm   |   "The Twelve Links of Interdependent Origin"   - Camino Centre, Glastonbury

Wednesday, June 11th, 7-9pm   |   "Dream Yoga"   - Golden Buddha Centre, Totnes, Devon

Thursday, June 12th, 7-9pm   |   "How to Practice the Path of the Three Beings"   - Golden Buddha Centre, Totnes, Devon

Friday, June 13th, 7-9pm; Saturday & Sunday, June 14th & 15th, 9:30am-5pm   |   "Longchen Nyingthig Ngondro"   - Golden Buddha Centre, Totnes, Devon

Tuesday, June 17th, 7-9pm   |   "The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind to Dharma"   - Kailash Centre, St John's Wood, London

Wednesday, June 18th, 7-9pm   |   "The Healing Power of Tonglen"   - Dharma School, Brighton, Sussex

Friday, June 20th, 7-9pm   |   "Seven Instructions to Train the Mind"   - Tarset Village Hall, Lanehead, Tarset, Northumberland

June 21st - 23rd  |   Three Day Retreat: "Calm Abiding Teachings with Guided Meditation"  - The Old Rectory, Thonreyburn

 

United States: July 31st - September 15th, 2014

The 2014 visit to the US featured teachings in San Francisco; Washington State; Portland, Oregon; Los Angeles and Hawaii. Here is the list of teaching topics, venues and dates for the 2014 US tour:

California:

Saturday, August 2nd, 10am - 4pm (with lunch break)  |   "View, Meditation, Conduct and Results"  - Sky Creek Dharma Center, Chico, CA

Sunday, August 3rd, 10am - noon  |   "Tonglen Meditation"  - Sky Creek Dharma Center, 120 Three Oaks Court, Chico, CA

Saturday, August 9th, 10am - 4pm (with lunch break)  |   "The Four Immeasurables of Bodhicitta and Tonglen Meditation"  - 539 Lexington Ave, El Cerrito, CA

Tuesday, August 11th, 7pm - 9pm  |   "Karma, the Law of Cause and Effect"  - 134 Laurel Ave, San Anselmo, CA

Washington State:

Friday, August 15th, 6pm - 8pm  |   "Meditation Techniques to Alleviate Disturbing Emotions"  - Spokane Buddhist Church, 927 S Perry St, Spokane, WA

Saturday & Sunday, August 16th&17th, 9am-5pm both days (with lunch break)  |   "Transforming Suffering and Happiness into Enlightenment"  - 2902 N. East Oval, Spokane, WA

Oregon:

Friday, August 22nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm  |   "The Heart Essence Lineage: Teachings, Lineage Stories of Longchen Rabjam and Jigme Lingpa"  - First Congregational Church, 1126 Park Ave, Portland

Saturday and Sunday, August 23rd & 24th, 10am to 4pm both days | "Essence of the Words of My Perfect Teacher" - World Forestry Center, Mt. Hood Room, 4033 SW Canyon Rd, Portland

Hawaii:

Thursday, August 28th, 7-9pm | "Karma, the Law of Cause and Effect" - private yoga studio, Kilauea Farms, KauaiRinpoche with students in Hawaii (Photo: Chris McDonough)

Friday, August 29th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm | "Finding Meaning in Everyday Life"  - Bodhitree Dharma Center, 654 A North Judd Street, Honolulu

Saturday, August 30th, 10am - 4pm (with break) | "Emptiness and Compassion"  - Bodhitree Dharma Center, Honolulu

Sunday, August 31st, 10am - 11am  | "View, Meditation, Conduct and Result according to Buddhist Philosophy"  - Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center, 25 Kaneohe Bar Dr., Kailua, HI

Sunday, August 31st, 4pm-6pm | "Dream Yoga"  - Bodhitree Dharma Center, Honolulu, HI

Monday, September 1st, 10am-4pm (with break)  | "The Four Immeasurables" - Bodhitree Dharma Center, Honolulu

New Mexico:

Friday, September 5th, 7pm-9pm | "Finding Meaning in Everyday Life"  - Ksitigarbha Tibetan Buddhist Center, 118 Este es Rd, Taos, NM

Saturday & Sunday, September 6th&7th, 10am-4pm (with break) both days | "Essence of Words of My Perfect Teacher"  - Ksitigarbha Tibetan Buddhist Center, 118 Este es Rd, Taos, NM

California:

Wednesday, September 10th, 7pm-9pm | "Overcoming Obstacles" - InsightLA, 1430 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA

Thursday, September 11th, 7pm-9pm | "Tranquil Abiding Meditation" - 28914 Roadside Drive #204, Agoura Hills

Saturday, September 13th, 3-5pm | "The Natural Law of Cause and Effect" - 4951 Nagle Avenue, Sherman Oaks

Sunday, September 14th, 11am-5pm (with lunch break) | "The Four Seals" - 4951 Nagle Avenue, Sherman Oaks

 

Contact person for the US tour: Julie Beal - jkbeal[at]gmail.com

 

 

South Africa: September 15th - October 6th, 2014

Rinpoche again visited Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, leading two "Nyungne" Chenrezig and Tara retreats, and bestowing the 100 Deity Empowerment. Here are the details:

Johannesburg:

Thursday, September 18th, 3pm to 4:30pm | "The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind from Negative Emotions" - Snowlion, 7th Ave, Melville

Same evening, 7pm to 9pm | "Buddha Nature" - Lam Rim Buddhist Centre, Vrededorp

Friday, September 19th - Sunday the 21st | Retreat: "Nyungne with Chenrezig and Tara Practice" - Parys

Monday, September 22nd, 7-9pm  | "Overview of Ngondro" -  Lam Rim Buddhist Centre, Vrededorp

Cape Town:

Tuesday, September 23rd, 7 to 9pm | "Training the Mind" - Hout Bay Library

Wednesday, September 24th, 2 to 4pm | Empowerment of the 100 Peaceful and Wrathful Deities at 17 Crassula Str, Milnerton

(The prerequisites for receiving the empowerment were taking refuge; committing to complete 100,000 recitations of the Vajrasattva mantra in this lifetime, and taking the vow not to kill.)

Friday, September 26th - Monday the 29th | Nyungne with Chenrezig and Tara Practice retreat  - Blue Butterfly Retreat Centre, Tulbach

Tuesday, September 30th, 10:30am-12pm  | "How to Practice Dharma" at Slow Life, Muizenberg

Same evening, 7 to 9pm  |  "Karma: Cause and Effect" at 17 Windermere Str. Muizenberg

Durban:

Thursday, October 2nd, 7-9pm | "How to Find the Essence of Life" - 1st floor Aldrovande Palace, Millenium Drive, Umhlanga Ridge

Friday, October 3rd, 7-9pm | "Tonglen Meditation" - 1st floor (mezzanine) Aldrovande Palace, Millenium Drive, Umhlanga Ridge

Saturday, October 4th, 10am-12pm and 2-4pm (2 sessions) | "The Four Noble Truths", 1st floor (mezzanine) Aldrovande Palace, Millenium Drive, Umhlanga Ridge

Sunday, October 5th, 10am-12pm | "How to Understand Past and Future Lives" - 1st floor Aldrovande Palace, Millenium Drive, Umhlanga Ridge


For general information on RSA teachings please contact Karen at – kar[at]mymtnmail.co.za

India: Fall Term at Bodhicitta Centre, McLeod Ganj

October 20th - November 15th, 2014  |   "Bodhicharyavatara" by Shantideva  - morning class teachings for Buddhist practitioners.

October 14th  - November 24th   |  Afternoon teachings open to all interested, with a different Dharma covered each weel.


Contact:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.