Thu, 20 April, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
By donation only, everyone’s invited.
Learn basic Buddhist Protocols and Rituals – deepen your understanding and practice whilst creating huge amounts of merit!
Thursday 20 April:
* How to relate to the Guru, Teacher, Sangha with body, speech & mind
* Attitude & Conduct when visiting Monasteries, Temples, Buddhist Centres
* Making the most of Pilgrimage to Holy Sites
Thursday 27 April:
* Mantra & Inspirational Quotes
* Learn to write Mantra on wood, paper, stone
* Create the ‘Garden of Reflection’ with your Art Work
Bring along a notebook & pen, large felt pens, paint & brushes – you’ll be learning to write some mantras. Find yourself some lovely pieces of wood/stone/natural element and create inspirational sacred art work for our Centre Garden & yourself.
Teacher: Geshe Tenzin Zopa holds the honoured Geshe (Doctorate) degree from Sera Je Monastic University, South India having completed the 20 year monastic curriculum in just 17 years. He was ordained at the age of 9 by the late great mahasiddha Geshe Lama Konchog, received novice ordination from Geshe Lundrup Sopa Rinpoche and full ordination from HH the 14th Dalai Lama.Under the direct tutelage of Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, the great mahasiddha Geshe Lama Konchog and the most eminent of Gurus including those from the great Sera Jey Monastic University, Geshe Tenzin Zopa possesses vast scriptural knowledge, extensive teaching experience, has successfully managed major projects, has completed many retreats including a 6 month Highest Yoga Tantra retreat with the late Geshe Lama Konchog and is highly skilled in rituals, astrological observations and religious dance.