The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind and Lüjong Instructions

Date/Time
04/28/2018 - 04/29/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind and Lüjong Instructions
with Lama Rabten Tshering

Saturday & Sunday, April 28 & 29
10:00 am – 4:00 pm


The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind, also known as The Four Common Preliminaries, is the foundation of all Buddhist meditation practices. It is the basis of all Shamatha and Vipashyana, including the Vajrayana practices of Creation and Completion. The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind is considered the most important foundational practice to stabilize one’s meditation experience. By contemplating and practicing The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind, one will develop a strong sense of joyful diligence, an unshakable understanding of impermanence, and it will bring complete stabilization to one’s meditation sessions. For those who experience meditation practice which is unstable or unclear and lacking in energy, it is recommended to exert oneself in practicing The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind.

Lujong Instruction: In addition to teaching on the Four Thoughts, Lama Rabten will also guide us in the physical practices of Lujong.

Suggested donation: $108 for members; $120 for non-members.
$30 per talk for members; $35 per talk for non-members.

Lama Rabten Tshering

 

Lama Rabten Tshering is Nalandabodhi Canada’s resident teacher. Lama Rabten became a monk at the age of 16 and trained at Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim, India, the principal seat of His Holiness the Karmapa. In 1992 Lama Rabten was appointed senior Disciplinary Master of the monastery and served in this capacity for five years. He completed a three-year retreat at Pullahari Retreat Center in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Lama Rabten moved to Canada in 2002. He teaches regularly at Maitrivana, Nalandabodhi Canada’s headquarters in Vancouver, and travels to Toronto, Montreal and Halifax to teach and guide students in their practice. Lama Rabten is a first class calligrapher and offers both Tibetan calligraphy and language instruction. Fluent in several languages, including Tibetan, Mandarin, Nepalese and Hindi, Lama Rabten continues to improve his English with formal and informal studies.

 


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    The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind and Lüjong Instructions

    Date/Time
    04/28/2018 - 04/29/2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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    The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind and Lüjong Instructions
    with Lama Rabten Tshering

    Saturday & Sunday, April 28 & 29
    10:00 am – 4:00 pm


    The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind, also known as The Four Common Preliminaries, is the foundation of all Buddhist meditation practices. It is the basis of all Shamatha and Vipashyana, including the Vajrayana practices of Creation and Completion. The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind is considered the most important foundational practice to stabilize one’s meditation experience. By contemplating and practicing The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind, one will develop a strong sense of joyful diligence, an unshakable understanding of impermanence, and it will bring complete stabilization to one’s meditation sessions. For those who experience meditation practice which is unstable or unclear and lacking in energy, it is recommended to exert oneself in practicing The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind.

    Lujong Instruction: In addition to teaching on the Four Thoughts, Lama Rabten will also guide us in the physical practices of Lujong.

    Suggested donation: $108 for members; $120 for non-members.
    $30 per talk for members; $35 per talk for non-members.

    Lama Rabten Tshering

     

    Lama Rabten Tshering is Nalandabodhi Canada’s resident teacher. Lama Rabten became a monk at the age of 16 and trained at Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim, India, the principal seat of His Holiness the Karmapa. In 1992 Lama Rabten was appointed senior Disciplinary Master of the monastery and served in this capacity for five years. He completed a three-year retreat at Pullahari Retreat Center in Kathmandu, Nepal.

    Lama Rabten moved to Canada in 2002. He teaches regularly at Maitrivana, Nalandabodhi Canada’s headquarters in Vancouver, and travels to Toronto, Montreal and Halifax to teach and guide students in their practice. Lama Rabten is a first class calligrapher and offers both Tibetan calligraphy and language instruction. Fluent in several languages, including Tibetan, Mandarin, Nepalese and Hindi, Lama Rabten continues to improve his English with formal and informal studies.

     


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