SAKYA THEGCHEN LING, DEN HAAG, NL
GURU RINPOCHE –
TEACHING & INITIATION
Teachings by: KHENPO TASHI SANGPO
Date: FRI-SUN / 10 – 12 FEBRUARY
Time: Friday 20.00 – 21.30, Saturday & Sunday 10.00 – 12.00 & 15.00 - 17.00
Available translations: NL
From Friday, February 10 to Sunday, February 12, Khenpo Tashi Sangpo will give teachings on Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava; literally lotus born). He will give the initiation on Sunday morning. In the eighth century, Padmasambhava brought Buddhism to Tibet. He is considered the founder of Tantric Buddhism in Tibet. Within the Nyingma tradition he is considered the second Buddha. On Saturday afternoon and Sunday afternoon the explanation of the prayer of Sampa Nyunrdrupma will be given.
On Saturday, February 11, Khenpo Tashi will give the Vajrasattva blessing in the morning by special request for those who wish to practice Vajrasattva meditation as part of the Ngondro. Everyone can participate in this blessing.
The teachings will take place on Friday evening from 8 - 9:30 PM, on Saturday and Sunday from 10 -12 AM and from 3-5 PM. On Sunday morning Khenpo Tashi will give the initiation (10 - 12 AM). In order to receive the initiation, you must have followed all the teachings of this weekend. The meditation (-text; sadhana) will be explained on Sunday afternoon from 3–5 PM.
We ask you to be present 15 minutes before the start for each session. The teachings will be given in English with translation into Dutch.
The contribution is € 15 (per half day) or € 75 (per weekend), for people on minimum income € 7 (per half day) or € 35 (per weekend). When you attend several sessions, we ask you to pay the total amount in one go.
Please pay via pin in the center. You can also transfer the amount in advance to bank account number NL83 TRIO 0197 7958 03 in the name of Sakya Thegchen Ling The Hague, stating “weekend Khenpo Tashi”.
Saturday and Sunday, at noon you are welcome to have lunch in the center. Khenpo Tashi will be present at the lunches.