We are delighted to welcome back HH Kenchen Lama Rinpoche who will be visiting us Monday 18th December 2023.

He will provide 3 teaching sessions; mid morning, afternoon and early evening. You are welcome to join us for any one or all of the sessions.

Session One: 10.00 am to 12.00 pm – The history and life of Guru Rinpoche.

Session Two: 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm – The Seven Line Prayer, based on Mipham Rinpoche.

Session Three: 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm – Teaching on Dzogchen.

Dzogchen is a very advanced system of meditation on the deepest, subtlest, foundational levels of mind. “Mind” refers to the unbroken mental activity of cognitively engaging with objects, described from another point of view as the mental activity of giving rise to appearances (mental holograms).

The termdzogchen” means “great completeness,” referring to the fact that all the qualities of Buddhahood are complete on the level of rigpa (pure awareness), the deepest foundational level of them all. Although nothing needs to be added to what’s called beginningless and endless “basis rigpa,” nevertheless, these qualities aren’t functioning now at their full capacity. Why? Because the obscuring factor of dumbfoundedness (bedazzlement) has been simultaneously arising with it, also without beginning…  Dr. Alexander Berzin. Berzin Archives


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