John Jackson

Heal the Earth - Heal Yourself


Sang Chöd, Sur Chöd

Retreat with John Jackson

 

26-29 May, Chamma Ling, Wilga

Ligmincha Poland

 

 Sang chӧd and Sur chӧd

Since ancient times Tibetans have been using rituals to bring back balance in the nature. Some of the most popular Tibetan rituals are Sang (smoke offering) and Sur (food offering). These rituals are helpful in purifying people and places. Traditionally in Tibet, before any big project like building new house, people do rituals of purification and to strengthen our energy. These rituals are helpful in paying back karmic debts, developing merit and developing compassion. Rituals rise our vital energy and support our work and projects.

 

The outline of the program:

26 - 29 May 2016 

10:00-11:30 Teachings and Practice with John Jackson

12:00-13:00 Teachings and Practice with John Jackson

Lunch break

15:00-16:30 Teachings and Practice of John Jackson

17:00-18:00 Teachings and Practice of John Jackson

20:00-21:00 Invocation Yeshe Walmo

Donations:

Suggested donation for teachings is 75 PLN per day (full course 300 PLN)

Registration for accommodation and meals in the Chamma Ling: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Suggested donation for meals is 40 PLN per day (three meals).

Suggested donation for accommodation (per night) include:

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..

 

Registration

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In reward you will get an access to mp3 file after the retreat! 

 

Short biography of John Jackson

John began his training in meditation when he was 19, practicing a variety of methods from pranayama to Tibetan dzogchen. During his studies and explorations he has traveled on pilgrimages around the world  and spent lengthy periods of time in retreat in Triten Norbutse and Menri monasteries in Nepal and India.  Over the past 20 years John has  developed close relationships with and received private instruction from His Holiness Lungtog Tenpai Nyima and Yongdzin Tenzin Namdak, the two most senior teachers of the Bön lineage, and Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, the most senior Bön master in the West. He has been teaching meditation courses at Ligmincha Institute and related centers across the United States  and Europe since 2001, including Tibetan Dream Yoga, the Nine Ways of Bön, Integrating Meditation with Daily Life, Healing the Earth – Healing Yourself, Tsa Lung, Tibetan Sound Healing, Awakening the Luminous Mind, and Red Garuda. He is co-leader for the 3 Doors Academy of Europe, an intensive three year program for gaining deep experience in the Tibetan practices of body, speech and mind.

John was a professor at the University of Virginia for 23 years and regularly taught medical student classes and faculty development workshops. His interests include effective teaching methods, curriculum design, and online learning. He received the Dean’s Teaching Award, was a member of the Academy of Distinguished Educators, and regularly presented the results of his team’s educational research in professional journals and at conferences throughout the United States and Europe.

John helped establish Ligmincha Institute  beginning in 1992, organizing most retreats, editing practice materials, and serving on its board of directors until 1997. At the request of Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche in 2001, he helped establish the Chamma Ling Retreat Center of Colorado, a place of solitary retreat in the remote Sangre de Christo mountains of Colorado, and currently serves as a director of that center. John is also active in the planning and initial setup of Lishu Institute, near Dheradun, India.

John lives with his wife Cindy and son Barun near Charlottesville, Virginia, where he enjoys gardening, being a father, and spending time in solitude in the mountains.

 

 

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