Karma Tashi Ling serves to bring people of the Edmonton area together for Tibetan Buddhist practice and teaching. Your every word, utterly precise in its meaning, never wasting a single moment to discursiveness. The web site of our Order, the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives , is a good site to visit for a pre-introduction to our practice. Amitabha Centre is a part of the , a non-profit organization with a global network of over 1,200 Centres and groups around the world. We intend to serve you in the best way we can to support you in your learning journey and practice of transforming your own mind, in order to feel more inner peace and happiness and strength, which you may then offer the world. This is a group for which Lama Ole Nydahl has been diligently visiting non-stop since the late 70s, and as he proclaimed over the loudspeakers on several occasions during the two day course, he has such a strong connection with them, they are wonderful people, and he holds them dear to his heart.
Mahamudra is the culmination and quintessence of meditation forms in the Karma Kagyu school. With the right view, we can learn to utilize all aspects of our experience, even our busy city life, to gain insight and joy. We see this as saying: if we want to change the world, we must start by changing ourselves within. His teachings on meditation, cultivating a warm heart, practising patience and many other aspects of Buddhist philosophy are in demand in meditation groups, educational institutions, yoga studios, corporate offices and support groups across Alberta. The teachings of Shambhala Buddhism emphasize the potential for enlightenment inherent in every situation or state of mind.
It will use the textbooks written by Luangphor as the focus of the class, but there will also be time for questions and discussion. This website contains selected questions of his students that have been answered by Lama Ole during the last years. The second hour will consist of 30 minutes of walking meditation and 30 minutes of sitting meditation. Yale News By Bill Hathaway Experienced meditators seem to be able switch off areas of the brain associated with daydreaming as well as psychiatric disorders such as autism and schizophrenia, according to a new brain imaging study by Yale researchers. As a result, there is no tuition fee.
We are talking about a very basic act: sitting on the ground, assuming a good posture, and developing a sense of our spot, our place on this earth. So, use the link below to download it, keep for yourself, and send it to anyone and everyone. Therefore, we ask you to please kindly study our website first to see if it answers your questions before contacting us. This is the means of rediscovering ourselves and our basic goodness, the means to tune ourselves in to genuine reality, without any expectations or preconceptions. For the first time ever: Fly Like An Eagle - Lama Ole In Mongolia! Her presence is very beneficial for all of us. For an interesting look at Thrangu Rinpoche's background and his connection to the Karma Kagyu tradition, please see his. Our resident teacher, Ani Kunsang, was trained at Rinpoche's Tara Abby, Kathmandu, Nepal.
The first hour will be spent on the theory of meditation. In terms of meditation technique, through focusing our attention in specific ways, we learn to stay present — in the moment — without engaging in whatever distractions our environment or mind may create for us. Never before have I seen such an abundance of family at a course. With increased mind power, people can control their emotions, reduce violence and increase harmony in relationships. I filmed it, wrote all the music, edited and put it together from scratch with my bare hands and heart so that all could enjoy and understand the deep significance of this trip for Lama Ole - and for Dharma the world over. His warm heart and humorous teaching style attracts many new students from diverse backgrounds and cultures to join our Society's classes and retreats. This practice emphasizes meditation, keeping of the precepts, and compassion.
Registration is not strictly necessary, but does help us plan and organize better. Wednesday evening open houses Those wishing to learn to meditate are welcome to come for instruction on the first and third Wednesday evening of every month. Karmapa and Sangyumla announce the birth of their first child - The 17th Karmapa: Official website of Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa His Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa and his wife, Sangyumla, our heartfelt congratulations and best wishes on the occasion of the birth of their son! Your every movement a gesture of Dharma. The bottom of that webpage also has Guru Puja — the text and an audio file of Geshela chanting. Onetime or Monthly Donation Public meditations are always free.
Thank you for the gifts you have bestowed on us today, I will carry these loving eyes with me for all my life. Offers to support are welcome. In my eyes you have always been Chenrezig, your compassion and love for al beings is boundless and inspiring beyond words. These methods were later passed on through the Indian Buddhist masters Mahasiddhas like Naropa and Maitripa, and the famous Tibetan accomplishers yogis Marpa and Milarepa who formed the lineage as a naturalistic lay-movement. We are honoured to share Dharma teachings and other services to support your practice and learning journey. November 22-26, 2017 Dear friends! A Diamond Way Buddhist course has something for all skill levels. May women and men compliment and enjoy one another.
Our teacher, Geshe Pema, will begin the class by leading us through a light offering and short prayer. It was an epic and historic trip, one that will never happen again in this life. Course Format The class will consist of lectures on the principles of meditation, practical application of the theory, discussion, and review sessions. Students taking the course to be certified are required to take an exam and will have an opportunity to do a meditation retreat. People of all faiths are welcome. Located in close to downtown Edmonton, near Bonnie Doon Mall, Amitabha Centre is a peaceful oasis in the city where anyone can find the tools to experience lasting happiness and well-being.