LAMA RIGZIN – ARMIDALE 14th – 16th December
Lama Rigzin was a Buddhist monk for 25 years from the age of 8 yrs old. He has been formally trained in Sakya monasteries in India and Nepal under many eminent teachers including HH Sakya Trizin.
He has been teaching and translating in Australia for the last 7 years and now lives with his wife, Ruth in Sydney, where he is highly valued and appreciated, by the Tibetan Community, and others as a spiritual guide. Lama Rigzin is a warm and accessible teacher.
Public talk – Becoming a Courageous Being
Rejoicing in the precious human life that one has and the opportunity for goodness.
Purifying unskilful habits. Holding a positive attitude. Being mindful.
Lama Rigzin will go through these topics step by step.
Friday – 14th December 2007 at Armidale Community Buddhist Centre
Start 7pm for 7.30pm
Suggested Donation: $5.00
“Likewise it is not possible for me
To restrain the external course of things
But should I restrain this mind of mine
What would be the need to restrain all else”
Saturday – 15th December 2007 at Vajra Ling, Rocky River
9.30am – 4.00pm
Suggested Donation $50.00
This is a commentary based on the Fifth chapter from the classic Buddhist text, A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life by Acharya Shantideva. We will be studying and contemplating this chapter which highlights the importance of guarding alertness to reach the desired state of Buddhahood to benefit each and every sentient being.
Lama Rigzin has been working steadily through this text each time he visits Armidale.
Vajrasattva Practice and Teachings
Vajrasattva is used for cleansing negative karma and purifying the mental continuum.
Sunday – 16th December 2007 at Vajra Ling, Rocky River
9.30am – 3.30pm
Suggested Donation $40.00
A requirement to do this practice is to have received the empowerment of Vajrasattva.
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