2015-05-22 10:00 - 2015-05-24 16:30
Bardo Teachings
Lectures and meditations

Chaphur Rinpoche
Person

Związek Garuda
  Poland, Chamma Ling Poland, 08-470 Wilga , Al. Huberta 4   MAPS
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  http://www.ligmincha.pl/en/events...

Retreat will not take place in May (new date soon).

Tibetan Bardo Teaching by Chaphur Rinpoche
Our lives are filled with beginnings and endings – as each moment passes, a new one appears to take its place.  Nothing stands still.  What happens during the process of change is a state called “the transitional phase”, which in Tibetan is called the “Bardo”.  It is the actual moment of change occurring at the end of one phase and the beginning of the next—it is a condition of great power and potential within which anything could happen—it is a moment of great opportunity for those who perceive it.

The Bardo generally refers to the time in-between the separation of our mind or consciousness from our present physical body, to the time the consciousness enters the mother’s womb for re-birth.  All Tibetan traditions teach:  (1) that there are three main Bardo states;(2) that all sentient beings will experience the Bardo; and finally, (3) that the different Bardo states will arise consecutively.  
Three Bardo states are:1)  The First Bardo, the Bardo of the Natural State (ka dag bon sku) 2)  The Second Bardo, the Bardo of Clear Light    (bon nyid ‘od gsal gyi) 3)  The Bardo of Becoming, the next life (pha rol srid pa’i)

An experienced practitioner who has prepared and has some knowledge or skills will be able to recognize the Bardo states and, depending on individual capacity and experience, it is possible to reach enlightenment or the complete realization of mind, in the first, second or the third Bardo. 

Chaphur Rinpoche will guide and help participants to create a clearer picture of what to expect in each of the three Bardos.  Through mindfulness and meditation practices on each Bardo, we can begin to take control over our lives and our fears, now and for the future.

Chaphur Rinpoche is the founder and spiritual director of Gyalshen Institute, an organization dedicated to the preservation and revival of the Zhang Zhung and Tibetan culture and traditions. He travels extensively providing teachings on Bön spiritual practices and has many on-going projects involving the preservation, translation, public presentation, and scholarly assessment of sacred Bön texts. Born in Amdo Ngaba in Eastern Tibet, he is from the Chaphur lineage, one of the oldest and most important lama family lineages within Tibet, and one of six principal high lama lineages within the Amdo region affiliated with Nangzhig Monastery. At age 16, under perilous conditions, he left Tibet and traveled many days on foot, through Tibet, Nepal and India in order to study at the Bön Dialectical School at Menri Monastery, the principal monastery for the Bön tradition in exile located in Dolanji, India. In 2006, the Tibetan Library of Dharamsala awarded him the certificate of Monk Science Scholar for his successful study of Western Sciences and Tibetan Cosmology in Southern India. In 2008, after fifteen years of study, he received his Geshe degree from Menri Monastery. He is also a master calligrapher having learned the art of calligraphy from H.E. Bon‑Gya Rinpoche at Bon-Gya Monastery in Amdo. More information www.gyalshen.org and www.nangzhig.org

Registration for the teachings, accommodation and food in Cziamma Ling: magorzatakocurek@gmail.com

Donation for teachings is 75 zloties (20 euro) per day (60 euro for whole retreat)
Suggested donation for food is 40 PLN (=10 euros) per day (three meals).
Suggested donation for accommodation (per night):
Big house – 40PLN (=10 euros), Little House – 30PLN (=8 euros),
Dormitory ‘Przychodnia’ - 25 PLN (=6 euros) (three rooms with two places, and room 9 with beds),
Old Gompa – 15PLN (=4 euros, Dormitory - 20 places - you have to bring your sleeping bag and sleeping mat),
Tent - 15 PLN (=4 euros) per person.

Program:
May 22
10.00-11.30 – Teachings and practice with Chaphur Rinpoche
12.00-13.00 – Teachings and practice with Chaphur Rinpoche
15.00-16.30 – Teachings and practice with Chaphur Rinpoche
17.00-18.00 – Teachings and practice with Chaphur Rinpoche
20.00-21.00 – Yeshe Walmo Invocation and practice

May 23
7.00-8.00 – Practice with instructor
10.00-11.30 – Teachings and practice with Chaphur Rinpoche
12.00-13.00 – Teachings and practice with Chaphur Rinpoche
15.00-16.30 – Teachings and practice with Chaphur Rinpoche
17.00-18.00 – Teachings and practice with Chaphur Rinpoche
20.00-21.00 – Yeshe Walmo Invocation and practice

May 24
7.00-8.00 – Practice with instructor
10.00-11.30 – Teachings and practice with Chaphur Rinpoche
12.00-13.00 – Teachings and practice with Chaphur Rinpoche
15.00-16.30 – Teachings and practice with Chaphur Rinpoche





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