Coming up in April:
Parting from the Four Attachments by Sachen Kunga Nyingpo
presented by Khenpo Ngawang Dhamchoe
Session 1: 10th April (Friday) at 19:00 pm, $25.00
Session 2: 11th April (Saturday) at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, $30.00
Session 3: 11th April (Saturday) at 14:00 pm to 16:00, $30.00
Session 4: 12th April (Sunday) aat 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, $30.00
A short teaching spoken by Manjushri to the Sakya patriarch Sachen Kunga Nyingpo.
When Sachen Kunga Nyingpo was twelve years old, the great Sakyapa Lama spent six months in strick retreat doing the practice of Arya Manjushri. Consequently, as a result, on one occasion he has a direct vision of the deity who spoke the following words:
“If you are attached to this life, you are not a true spiritual practitioner.
If you are attached to samsara, you do not have renunciation.
If you are attached to your own self-interest, you have no bodhichitta.
If there is grasping, you do not have “The View”.”
Reflecting on the meaning of this statament, Kunga Nyingpo realised this mind training of parting from the four attachments incorporates all the practices from the path of transcendent perfections. Thus, there arose an extraoidinary confidence in all the teachings of the Dharma.
Khenpo Ngawang Dhamchoe is the Founder and Spiritual Director of Drogmi Buddhist Institute in Sydney, Australia.
He is one of the most knowledgeable and respected teachers of Tibetan Buddhism in Australia. His excellent command of English and understanding of the Western Ways provides his teachings with a clarity and wisdom accessible to all.
Khenpo-la teaches extensively overseas and in Australia.
3rd Annual Summer School
26th January – 1st February 2015, Auckland
We warmly invite you to mark your calendars, and to bring your inquiring minds to the 3rd Annual Buddhist Summer School, to be hosted at Nyima Tashi, Auckland between 26th January to 1st February 2015.
In disseminating Buddhist teachings in the West, Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche actively engaged in integrative dialogue with scientists, psychologists, artists and philosophers. Rinpoche was known for his remarkable ability to preserve the heart and profundity of Buddhist teachings, while opening minds to the ways Dharma can bring illumination and wisdom to the nuances of modern knowledge, dispositions and lifestyles.
In continuing Rinpoche’s commitment to vibrant teachings for our times, this 3rd Annual Buddhist Summer School brings together distinguished Buddhist scholars, teachers and philosophers from the traditions of Theravada, Zen and Tibetan Buddhism.