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this week at gar drolma
coming this week
Khenpo Choephel

Monday august 22 - sunday august 28

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wednesday

OPEN MEDITATION PRACTICE
Time: 6-6:30 pm

During Open Meditation practice individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra
meditation
practice. This practice is suitable for all students.

BEGINNERS BUDDISM CLASS
Time: 6:30-7:30pm

This week's teaching will be on Taking Refuge To take refuge in the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha, the basis of Buddhism.
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retreat WITH KHENPO CHOEPHEL
this weekend

friday August 26th

Ten Dharma Activities Empowerment
Time: 7:00-9:00pm
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According to Mahayana and Vajrayana buddhism all happiness ranging from mundane good fortune all the way up to the changeless liberation of enlightenment depends upon the two accumulations of merit and wisdom. Therefore, all of the various techniques of buddhist practice can be described as ways to gather these accumulations. This ritual transmission introduces students to 10 traditional methods that allow us to efficiently gather the two accumulations.

The 10 dharma activities are:
1. Writing Dharma texts
2. Practicing offering to Buddha Dharma Sanghas
3. Practicing Generosity for the Buddha’s teachings
4. Listening to Dharma teachings
5. Reading Dharma texts such as Sutras and Tantras
6. Taking Dharma transmissions from Masters
7. Giving Dharma teachings
8. Practicing Dharma in our daily life
9. Contemplating perfect Dharma
10. Meditating Perfect Dharma

Retreat Fees:
$25-35 per day
$70-90 for the retreat
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saturday August 27th

Chenrezig is renowned as the embodiment of the compassion of all the Buddhas. We develop the enlightened quality of compassion through Chenrezig practice and mantra recitation as well as by compassionate conduct toward all beings.

The Nyingne Retreat is a Tibetan Buddhist practice designed especially for lay practitioners to purify negative karma and accumulate merit and wisdom. It is a one day (Nyingne) or two day (Nyungne) practice focusing on keeping strict vows, generating the Bodhisattva attitude, and reciting the sadhana of the 1000-armed Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of compassion. In this way, the Nyungne practice cultivates all three vehicles of Buddhism.

The vows or 8 precepts that we take include not killing, stealing, or lying, and abstaining from sexual activity, intoxicants, luxury, ornaments, and entertainment for the duration of the retreat.

Please join us in this very profound practice of purification and compassion.

9:00am-12:00pm Nyingne Practice*
12:00pm-2:00pm Lunch (will be provided)
2:00pm-5:00pm Nyingne Practice

Retreat Fees:
$25-35 per day
$70-90 for the retreat
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sunday august 28th

CANDLE

NEWCOMERS ORIENTATION
Time: 8:45-9:00am

Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about
what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation
is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

SILENT MEDITATION - Upper Level
Time: 9:00am - 9:45am
BOOK DISCUSSION - Lower Level
Time: 9:00am – 9:45am

Join Khenpo as he leads a discussion from his book "Learning Buddhism: Source of Temporary and Permanent Happiness, is a
condensed compilation that reflects the essence of the Buddha's teachings, as well as the commentaries and treatises of all the great
learned one's who followed. It is a compilation that will be useful for the current times, and particularly for those who have sincere
interest in the Buddhadharma.

Chenrezig is renowned as the embodiment of the compassion of all the Buddhas. We develop the enlightened quality of compassion through Chenrezig practice and mantra recitation as well as by compassionate conduct toward all beings.

The Nyingne Retreat is a Tibetan Buddhist practice designed especially for lay practitioners to purify negative karma and accumulate merit and wisdom. It is a one day (Nyingne) or two day (Nyungne) practice focusing on keeping strict vows, generating the Bodhisattva attitude, and reciting the sadhana of the 1000-armed Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of compassion. In this way, the Nyungne practice cultivates all three vehicles of Buddhism.

The vows or 8 precepts that we take include not killing, stealing, or lying, and abstaining from sexual activity, intoxicants, luxury, ornaments, and entertainment for the duration of the retreat.

Please join us in this very profound practice of purification and compassion.

9:00am-12:00pm Nyingne Practice*
12:00pm-2:00pm Lunch (will be provided)
2:00pm-5:00pm Nyingne Practice

Retreat Fees:
$25-35 per day
$70-90 for the retreat

 




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