2024 International Teaching Tour

South Africa | February 23 - March 10

Cape Town: 
 
Friday, Feb 23rd, 19:00 – 21:00 | “How to find Inner Peace” |17 Crossula Road, Milnerto
 
Saturday, Feb 24th, 9:00 – 16:00 |Bardo Teachings | 17 Crossula Road, Milnerton

Sunday, Feb 25th, 10:00 – 16:00 with lunch break | “Seeing Appearances, Sound and Thought as Divinity, Mantra and Dharmakaya” | 17 Crossula Road, Milnerton

Monday, Feb 26th 19:00 – 21:00 | “The Nature of Mind” | 17 Crossula Road, Milnerton
 
Johannseburg:
 
Wed, Feb 28th, 19:00 – 21:00 | “Finding Peace from Chaos” | 66 Hamilton Ave, Craighall Park
 
Thursday, Feb 29th, 19:00 – 21:00 | “The inseparability of Emptiness and Compassion” | 66 Hamilton Ave, Craighall Park
 
Friday, March 1st, 19:00 – 21:00 | “Purification and Realisation with Mantra Practice” | 66 Hamilton Ave, Craighall Park
Saturday, Mar 2nd, 10:00 – 16:00 (bring and share lunch)  | “The 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva” (Part 1) | 66 Hamilton Ave, Craighall Park
 
Sunday, Mar 3rd, 10:00-16:00 (bring and share lunch)  | The 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva” (Part 2) | 66 Hamilton Ave, Craighall Park
 
Escourt, Kwazulu Natal:  

All Escourt teachings at: Aloe House, Wagendrift Farm, Wagendrift Nature Reserve, 3310.

   Tuesday, Mar 5th, 18:30 – 20:30 |“Introduction to Buddhism”
 
   Wednesday, Mar 6th, 9:00 – 16:00 with lunch break | “Powa Retreat” (Part 1) 
 
   Thursday, Mar 7th, 9:00 – 16:00 with lunch break | “Powa Retreat” (Part 2) 
 
Ixopo, Kwazulu Natal:
 
Friday 8th – Sunday 10th March | “Union of Calm abiding and Insight Meditation” Retreat| Buddhist Retreat Centre, Nirodha Farm, Ixopo
 

General Enquiry: bodhicittagroup@gmail.com

Canada |March 15 - 23

Friday, March 15th, 19:00 – 21:00 | “Channels, Winds and Drops and the Subtle Body According to the Tantric Point of View” | Jackie Chow’s house 1010 West 33rd Ave. Vancouver, BC .V6M 1A2

Sat, March 16th, 15:00 – 17:00 | “How Reality is an Illusion Created by the Mind” | Shambhala Center. 256 W 7th Ave. Unit 208 Vancouver, BC. V5Y1M1

Sun, March 17th, 11:00-13:00, 15:00-17:00 | “The Practice of Giving and Receiving: How to Handle Suffering and Transform it into Joy and Healing” | Shambhala Center. 256 W 7th Ave. Unit 208 Vancouver, BC. V5Y1M1

Wed, March 20th, 19:00-21:00 | “The Connection Between Body and Mind” | Kung Fu Dojo 273 Union St. Vancouver, BC V6A 2Z9

Sat, March 23rd, 15:00-17:00 | “The Five Elements and the Five Emotions According to Tibetan Buddhism”| Nalandhabodhi 4610 Earles St. Vancouver, BC V5R 3R2

India | May 13 - June 28

Afternoon teachings:

May 13 – June 28, Monday – Friday, 15:00-17:00. 

A different dharma topic is covered each week.

This is a drop in class, registration on the door from 14:30.

Bodhicitta Dharma Centre,  McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala

270 Dharamkot Rd, House No 270, 2nd floor

1st Morning class: 

White Lotus – An explanation of the seven-line prayer to Guru Padmansamba by Jamgon Mipham

May 20 – June 8, Monday – Saturday, 09:00-11:00.

Bodhicitta Dharma Centre,  McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala

270 Dharamkot Rd, House No 270, 2nd floor

NECESSARY TO ATTEND EVERY SESSION AND TO REGISTER at: bodhicittacentre1@gmail.com

2nd Morning class:

Ngöndro Teachings (The Preliminary Practices)

The Longchen Nyingthig Ngöndro 

June 10 – June 21, Monday – Saturday, 09:00-11:00.

Bodhicitta Dharma Centre,  McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala

270 Dharamkot Rd, House No 270, 2nd floor

NECESSARY TO ATTEND EVERY SESSION AND TO REGISTER at: bodhicittacentre1@gmail.com

 

United Kingdom | July 4 - 23

London:

Thursday, July 4th, 19:00-20:30 | “Generating the Mind of Enlightenment” | Buddhist Society: 58 Eccleston SQ, SW1VIPH

Brighton:

Friday, July 5th, 19:00-21:00 | “Karma – the Law of Cause and Effect” | About Balance 20-22 Gloucester place BN14AA

Saturday, July 6th, 19:00-21:00 | “The Essence of the Heart Sutra” | About Balance 20-22 Gloucester place BN14AA

Plymouth:

Monday, July 8th, 19:00-21:00 | “The Buddhist View on Reincarnation” |University Of Plymouth, Room 018, Rolle Building, Drake Circus PL48AA

Tuesday, July 9th, 19:00-21:00 | “Meditation and the Nature of Mind” |University Of Plymouth, Room 018, Rolle Building, Drake Circus PL48AA

N.B This is a different building from previous years.

Glastonbury:

Wednesday,  July 10th, 19:00-21:00 | “The Value of Refuge in the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha” | St Benedict’s church, BA6 9NB

Thursday, July 11th, 19:00-21:00 | Meditation Teachings With Guided Practice | Benedicts church, BA6  9NB

Brynmawr:

Saturday, July 13th, 10:00-12:00 + 14:00-16:00 |”Meditation on the selflessness of self” | Changchub Dargyeling, 96 King Street, NP23 4SY

Sunday, July 14th, 10:00-12:00 + 14:00-16:00 | “Meditation on the selflessness of phenomena” | Changchub Dargyeling, 96 King Street, NP23 4SY

For info and booking contact: palpungukoffice@gmail.com  

Denbigh (North Wales):

Tuesday, July 16th, 19:00-21:00 | “What is Enlightenment?” | Llandyrnog village hall,  LL16 4HG

Manchester:

Thursday, July 18th, 19:00-21:00 | “The Four Immeasurable’s and Four Seals” | St Chads Church, 1 Hazeldene Rd, New Moston M40 3GL

Friday, July 19th, 19:00-21:00 | “Dealing With Negative Emotions and Developing Good Qualities For a Happy Life” | Chorlton Central Church, Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, M218BF

Doncaster:

Saturday, July 20th, 19:00-21:00| Finding meaning in everyday life“|“Ukrainian Centre, 48 Beckett Rd, DN2 4AD”

Kettering:

Monday, July 22nd, 19:00-21:00 | “Nature of Mind” | Meeting house, Northall St, NN16 8DS

Northampton:

Tuesday, July 23rd, 19:00-21:00 | “The Power of Mantra – Om Mani Padme Hung”| Deeper Being Cabin, 257 Harleston Road, NN5 6DD.

REGISTRATION NECESSARY

Register here: https://www.deeperbeing.com/service-page/chamtrul-rinpoche-2024

Netherlands | July 24 - 28

The Hague:

Friday July 26th, 19:00-21:00 |The definition of Samsara and Nirvana

Saturday July 27th, 10:00-12:00 + 14:00-16:00|The four Mindfulness Practice part 1

Sunday July 28th 10:00-12:00 + 14:00 -16:00| The four Mindfulness Practice part 2

All teachings are held in a private space

Contact and registration at: chamtrulrinpochenetherlands@gmail.com 

Germany | July 29 - August 4

Berlin: 

Tuesday, July 30, 19:30 – 21:30 |“The Path of Three Beings: Ways of Progressing” | Bodhicharya Berlin, Kinzigstrasse 25 – 29, 10247 Berlin

Wednesday, July 31, 19:30 – 21:30 | “The four Seals of Buddhist Philosophy” | Bodhicharya Berlin, Kinzigstrasse 25 – 29, 10247 Berlin

Thursday, Aug 1, 19:30 – 21:30 | “The Three Things to Take on the Path of Tantra” | Bodhicharya Berlin, Kinzigstrasse 25 – 29, 10247 Berlin

Göhrde:

Friday, Aug 2 – Sunday, Aug 4 | “Powa: the transference of consciousness” | Jigme Kunsangling, Nieperfitz 12, 21369 Nahrendorf

Registration is required at: gururinpoche@gmx.de, phone: 0049 (0) 179 520 22 26

Denmark | August 5 - 12

Stevns:

Tuesday, Aug 6 | “Introduction to Karma”| Private home: Strøby Bygade 40a, 4671 Strøby.

No registration needed

Copenhagen:

Wednesday & Thursday, Aug 7 & Aug 8, 19:00-21:00 | “Buddha Nature, The Essence of Uttaratantra – Part 1 and Part 2”  | Gammel Mønt 25, 1117 København.

For registration and details, crinpoche.visit.dk@gmail.com

Aarhus:

Saturday, Aug 10 – Sunday, Aug 11, 11:00 – 16:00 (With 1 hour lunch break) | “Dream Yoga”, Øsal Ling, Fredensgade 39 c, 8000 Aarhus c

For registration and details: https://bit.ly/ChamtrulRinpocheDreamYoga

Monday, Aug 12, 19:00 – 21:00 | “Tantra: What is the Meaning and How to Practice” | Øsal Ling; Fredensgade 39 c, 8000 Aarhus c

For registration and details: https://bit.ly/ChamtrulRinpocheTantra

Sweden | August 13 - 15

Stockholm:

Wednesday, Aug 14, 19:00-21:00 | “The Connection between Body and Mind” | Hälsens Hus, Hermans, Fjällgatan 23, SE-116 45 Stockholm

Thursday, Aug 15, 19:00-21:00 | “How Reality is an Illusion created by the Mind” | Hälsens Hus, Hermans, Fjällgatan 23, SE-116 45 Stockholm

Contact: hannasahlman@gmail.com

Slovakia| August 16 - 21

Centrum Long Zajezová:

Saturday, Aug 17 – Monday, Aug 19 | “Dream Yoga Retreat” | Centrum Long Zajezová, Zajazová 204, Pliesovce 962 63

Sunday, Aug 18, afternoon | “Empowerment of the One Hundred Supreme Ones, the Deities of the Three Kayas (by Guru Padmasambhawa through Terton Longsal Nyingpo)” | Centrum Long Zajezová, Zajazová 204, Pliesovce 962 63

Students who are interested in taking this empowerment must be ready to keep the three commitments: 1. to keep refuge vows for ones whole lifetime, 2. not to kill in ones whole lifetime, 3. to recite the 100-syllable Mantra for 100,000 times

Contact: info@centrumlong.sk 

Bratislava:

Tuesday, Aug 20, 18:00-20:00 |”The Connection between the Body and Mind”| Karma Thegsum Chöling Slovakia, Kuzmányho 14 street, 811 06 Bratislava

Wednesday, Aug 21, 10:00-12:00 and 13:30-16:00 | “Nature of Mind” | Karma Thegsum Chöling Slovakia, Kuzmányho 14 street, 811 06 Bratislava

Contact: www.kagyu.sk

Czech Republic|August 22 - 25

Friday, Aug 23 | “Buddha Nature” | Tibet Open House, Skolska 693/28, 11000 Prague 1-New

Saturday, Aug 24 |Teachings on  the Kuntuzangpo Prayer (Great perfection prayer – part 1)| Tibet Open House, Skolska 693/28, 11000 Prague 1-New

Sunday, Aug 25 |Teachings on  the Kuntuzangpo Prayer (Great perfection prayer – part 2) | Tibet Open House, Skolska 693/28, 11000 Prague 1-New

Serbia|August 26 - 28

Monday, Aug 26, 19:00-21:00 |“Death, Dying and the Bardo States”|

Tuesday, Aug 27,  9:00-11:00 + 14:00-16:00 |“Death, Dying and the Bardo States”|

Wednesday, Aug 28,  9:00-11:00 + 14:00-16:00 |“Death, Dying and the Bardo States”|

Thursday, Aug  29, 8:30-10:30 |“Practice on Avalokiteshvara with the Six Syllable Mantra – Om Mani Pedme Hung”|

Contact: triyanaprajna@gmail.com

Website: triyanaprajna.com

Poland|August 29 - September 4

Warsaw:

Friday, Aug 30, 17:00-20:00 | “ Chod – How to Cut Ego Clinging Part 1 |  Osrodek Misyjny Shambala Ul Sniadrckich 20 M 21

Saturday, Aug 31, 10:00-13:00 | “Chod – How to Cut Ego Clinging Part 2 |  Osrodek Misyjny Shambala Ul Sniadrckich 20 M 21

Poznan:

Sunday, Sep 1, 10:00-12:00 |”The Relations between Mind, Energy and Body“|Engakuin Temple Centre UL Krolowej Jadwwigi 54/8

Monday, Sep 2, 14:00-16:00 |”The Nature of Mind“| Engakuin Temple Centre UL Krolowej Jadwwigi 54/8

Szczecin:

Tuesday, Sep 3, | “Channels, Winds, Drops and the Subtle Body, According to the Tantric Point of View|Sanboin Temple, Ul Boguslawa 3

Wednesday, Sep 4, | “Four Classes of Tantra (Activity Tantra, Engagement Tantra, Yoga Tantra and Higest Yoga Tantra)” | Sanboin Temple, Ul Boguslawa 3

Austria|September 5 - 9

Vienna:

Friday, Sep 6, 19:00-21:00|Dharma Topic | TBA

Saturday & Sunday, Sep 7 & Sep 8 |“Dream Yoga | Institut, Blättertal 9, 2770 Gutenstein

Contact: info@maitreya.at

Malta|September 9 - 11

Tuesday, Sep 10, 9:00-11:00 |”The Path of Three Beings and the Ways of Progressing” | Rivotorto Retreat House, S. Sommier Street, Birkirkara BKR 4611

Tuesday, Sep 10, 18:00-20:00 |”The Mind: Root of Happiness and Suffering” | Rivotorto Retreat House, S. Sommier Street, Birkirkara BKR 4611

Wednesday, Sep 11, 9:00-11:00 | “How to Accomplish the Two Collections” | Rivotorto Retreat House, S. Sommier Street, Birkirkara BKR 4611

Wednesday, Sep 11, 18:00-20:00 | “How to Be at Ease and Relax with Meditation on the Nature of Mind” | Rivotorto Retreat House, S. Sommier Street, Birkirkara BKR 4611

Contact: bodhicittamalta@gmail.com or (356) 7706 7967

Greece|September 12 - 17

Athens:

Friday, Sep 13, 19:00-21:00 | The Essence of the Words of my Perfect Teacher, Part 1 | Chakra Yoga Shala, 46 Dekeleon Str, 11854 Athens, Metro Station Kerameikos – blue line

Saturday, Sep 14, 11:00-13:00 and 15:00-17:00| The Essence of the Words of my Perfect Teacher, Part 2“| Chakra Yoga Shala, 46 Dekeleon Str, 11854 Athens, Metro Station Kerameikos – blue line

Sunday, Sep 15, 13:00-15:00| The Essence of the Words of my Perfect Teacher Part 3 | Chakra Yoga Shala, 46 Dekeleon Str, 11854 Athens, Metro Station Kerameikos – blue line

Contact: harrismitsouras@gmail.com

Thessaloniki:

Monday, Sep 16, 19:00-21:00 | “The Role of Karma, Cause and Effect” | Avgo Yoga Center, Valaoritou 7, 3rd floor, Thessaloniki

Tuesday, Sep 17, 19:00-21:00 | “The Path of the Three Beings, the Way of Progressing” | Avgo Yoga Center, Valaoritou 7, 3rd floor, Thessaloniki

Contact: thessaloniki.buddhist.center@gmail.com, +30 6972 91 6782E

Italy|September 18 - 25

Rome:

Thursday, Sep 19 | tba

Milano:

Saturday, Sept 21, 10:30-12:30 & 14:00-17:00 | “Dream Yoga” |Mandala Center, via Martinetti 7, Milano

Contact: www.centromandala.it

Biella:

Sunday, Sep 22,

10:30-12:30 & 14:00-17.00 |”The Practice of Giving and Receiving: How to Handle Suffering and Transform it into Joy and Healing” | Samten Ling, Graglia

Vertova (Bergamo):

Monday, Sep 23, 20:00-22:00 | “Mind Training in the Four Immeasurable Bodhicitta Mind” | Il Giardino di Ortis, Vicolo Boesi 3, Vertova

Contact: https://ilgiardinodiortis.it, info@giardinodiortis, +39 392 6646 353

Borno (Brescia):

Tuesday, Sep 24, 20:00-22:00 |”The Practice of Giving and Receiving: How to Handle Suffering and Transform it into Joy and Healing”|

Wednesday, Sep 25, 20:00-22:00 |”Resting on The Nature of Mind Practice”| 

Contact: 0039 3384 54 8256

Portugal |September 26 - 30

Samten Dzong 

Friday, Sep 27  | The Opening Ceremony of the Buddhist Centre

Saturday, Sep 28  | Consecration of The Temple and The Kagyur (The entire Collection of 133 Volumes – The Words of the Shakyamuni Buddha)

Sunday Sept 29 | Monlam Prayers and Dharma Teaching

Contact: (TBA)

India |October 7 - November 1

Afternoon teachings:

October 7th – November 1st

A different dharma topic is covered each week.

This is a drop in class, registration on the door from 14:30.

Bodhicitta Dharma Centre,  McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala

270 Dharamkot Rd, House No 270, 2nd floor

Morning class:

“The Three Words Striking the Vital Point” by Garab Dorje

These teachings are open to students who has completed the 500,000 preliminary practices in any tradition (Nyinmga/Kagyu/Sakya/Gelug)

October 14 – October 25, Monday – Saturday, 09:00-11:00.

Bodhicitta Dharma Centre,  McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala

270 Dharamkot Rd, House No 270, 2nd floor

Registration opens in July.

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