The Mangala Shri Dharma Centre is pleased to invite H.H. Taklung Matul Rinpoche to Vancouver for a week long intensive on Lojong, or the 7 Points of Mind Training, a fundamental practice in the Mahayana school of Buddhism. The Lojong practice was first taught by Atisa (982 – 1054 CE), and consists of 59 slogans, or aphorisms. These slogans are further organized into seven groupings, called the "7 Points of Lojong."
Date: September 4th (Thursday), 5th (Friday), 6th (Saturday), 7th (Sunday) & 8th (Monday), 2014
Time: 7 – 9 pm
Venue: Mangala Shri Dharma Centre (MSDC)
2145 W.15th Ave., Vancouver.
Program fee: $25 per session ($95 for all 5 sessions)
H.H. Taklung Matul Rinpoche is one of the supreme heads of the Taklung Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. He was recognized at age 10 by H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama as the 7th Taklung Matul Rinpoche. He has received the traditional Taklung Kagyu teachings from H.H. Taklung Shabdung Rinpoche, and has also completed his Sutra and Tantra studies under the direct guidance of H.H. the Dalai Lama at the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics School, Dharamsala. Currently, Rinpoche resides in Manali, Kulu, in Himachal Pradesh, India. Rinpoche speaks fluent English and gives Dharma teachings in English.
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