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This month at gar drolmA
And events for 2014
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Wednesday april 2

Vajrayana Empowerment

Wednesday april 9
Six Bardos

Wednesday april 16
Refuge

WEDNESDAY APRIL 30
Four Noble Truths

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Gar Drolma Choling
Schedule 2014
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APRIL
Spring Retreat with H.E. Garchen Rinpoche
(Thursday 17- Sunday 27)

MAY
           
JUNE
Birth of the Buddha
            Thursday 5th : No special practice 
Saga Dawa Düchen (Actual Friday 13th)
            Saturday 14th: Dzogchen Teachings and Amitabha accumulation begins
            Sunday 15th: Dzogchen Teachings
            Sunday 29th: End of Amitabha accumulation.  Lama Chopa Tsok

JULY
H.H. Drikung Chetsang Rinpoche’s Birthday (Tuesday 23rd)
Chökhor Duchen (Actual Wednesday 30th)
            Sunday 27th: Four Noble Truths and Drikung Kagu Lineage History Teachings
                       
AUGUST
Guru Rinpoche Birthday (Actual Wednesday 6th)

SEPTEMBER
Guru Rinpoche Drubchö
            Thursday 11th: Drubchö begins
            Friday 12th: Evening Practice
            Saturday 13th: Practice all day
            Sunday 14th: Practice all day
            Monday 15th: Evening Practice
            Tuesday 16th: Conclude Drubchö with Tsok in evening

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER
Lha Bhab Duchen (Actual Saturday 13th)
Sunday 14th:
                        Buddha’s Prayer
                        Sutra Chanting
                        Sutra mantra accumulation
Nyungne Retreat
            Saturday 20th – 22nd  
Christmas
            Thursday 25th: World Peace Prayer
New Year’s Eve
            Wednesday 31st: Potluck in the evening to celebrate New Year’s Eve
Traditional New Year’s Prayers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

spring retreat with h.e. garchen rinpoche CONTINUES
this week at gar drolma:


SCHEDULE FOR:
Monday April 21- Sunday April 27, 2014
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MONDAY APRIL 21
6:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

special puja Practice with h.e. garchen rinpoche

Please join us this evening, at Gar Drolma for a very special practice of Amitabha, Achi Chokyi Drolma and Medicine Buddha with H. E. Garchen Rinpoche, Khenpo Samdup, Abao Lama and Bunima Lama. (more info)
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Wednesday April 23rd
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

PUBLIC TALK:
FINDING PEACE & HEALTH THROUGH MEDITATION

Students, the public, and friends and family are invited to attend this special evening at Gar Drolma. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet Garchen Rinpoche in a warm, relaxed setting. His public talks inspire Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. This talk will discuss the positive impact practicing meditation can bring to our sense of inner well-being, as well as our health. There is no fee for the public talk however donations are welcome.
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Methods of Meditation Retreat Schedule

Thursday April 24th Day One Shamata (Calm Abiding)
Fee for the day $35-75 sliding scale
8:00-10:00am   Registration
10:00am          Shamata (Calm Abiding) with object meditation teaching
11:00am          Meditation with Rinpoche
11:30am          Discussion following meditation
12:00-2:00pm  Lunch Break
2:00pm            Shamata (Calm Abiding) with breath meditation
3:00pm            Meditation with Rinpoche
3:30 pm           Break
4:00pm            Shamata (Calm Abiding) without object & benefits of Shamata meditation
4:30pm            Meditation with Rinpoche
5:00pm            Discussion following meditation
5:30pm            Teachings will end for the day
6:00-7:00pm    Temple will be open for silent meditation
 

Friday April 25th Day Two Vipassana (Special Insight) Meditation
Fee for the day $35-75 sliding scale
8:00-10:00am  Registration
10:00am          Analytical meditation thru examination
11:00am          Meditation with Rinpoche
11:30am          Discussion following meditation
12:00-2:00pm  Lunch Break
2:00pm            Non-analytical meditation  
3:00pm            Meditation with Rinpoche
3:30pm            Break
4:00pm            Rinpoche discusses his experience of Vipassana meditation
4:30pm            Meditation with Rinpoche
5:00pm            Discussion following meditation
5:30pm            Teachings will end for the day
6:00-7:00pm    Temple will be open for silent meditation
   
         
Saturday April 26th Day Three Generation Stage Meditation
Fee for the day $35-75 sliding scale
8:00-10:00am   Registration
10:00am          Front generation stage of meditation
11:00am          Meditation with Rinpoche
11:30am          Discussion following meditation
12:00-2:00pm  Lunch Break
1:00pm           Refuge
2:00pm            Self generation stage of meditation
3:00pm            Meditation with Rinpoche
3:30pm            Break
4:00pm            Rinpoche experience teaching
4:30pm            Meditation with Rinpoche
5:00pm            Discussion following meditation
5:30pm            Teachings will end for the day
6:00-7:00pm    Temple will be open for silent meditation
 

Sunday April 27th Day Four Completion Stage Meditation
Fee for the day $35-75 sliding scale
8:00-10:00am   Registration
10:00am          Completion stage of meditation
11:00am          Meditation with Rinpoche
11:30am          Discussion following meditation
12:00-2:00pm  Lunch Break
2:00pm            Completion stage of meditation
3:00pm            Meditation with Rinpoche
3:30pm            Break
4:00pm            Rinpoche experience teaching
4:30pm            Meditation with Rinpoche
5:00pm            Discussion following meditation
5:30pm            Teachings will end for the day
6:00-7:00pm    Temple will be open for silent meditation

 


   


 




 


 

 







 

 







 

 

 

 



 


 




 



 


 



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