Teachings w. Chamtrul Rinpoche

July 30-August 4

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Healing with the Mind’s Power
Thursday, July 30,
Tibetan House
4900 Tchoupitoulas
7pm-9:00pm

Tantra: What is the Meaning and How to Practice
Friday, July 31,
LHA Community Center
621 N. Rendon
7pm-9:00pm

Chenrezig Teaching and Practice -The Power of Mantra – Om Mani Padme Hung
Saturday, August 1
LHA Community Center
Pt. 1:    10am-1pm (with a tea and cookie break at 11:30)
Pt. 2:    3pm-5pm

Taking Refuge in the Three Jewels – What it means to become a Buddhist a Buddhist
Sunday, August 2
LHA Community Center
10am -1pm
(with a tea and cookie break at 11:30)

Taking Refuge Ceremony: for those interested in taking formal Buddhist refuge and receiving a Buddhist name from the Rinpoche*
Sunday, August 2,
LHA Community Center
621 N. Rendon
3pm
*For those taking refuge, attending the Sunday morning session is required. For those who have previously taken Refuge from other Rinpoche’s or in other Buddhist traditions , there is no problem with participating in the ceremony once again.

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Applying Meditation and Mindfulness in Everyday Life
Monday, August 3
Clearwater Sanctuary in Covington
2:30pm
Sign up at  (985) 630-1009 or www.Clearwatersanctuary.org

Dzogchen
Monday, August 3
6:30pm-8pm
Samten Choeling Tibetan Cultural Center
For more information, contact: (504) 723-1317

Dream Yoga
Tuesday, August 4
Tibetan House
4900 Tchoupitoulas
7pm-9pm
All events are free and open to the public.
Donations to help with travel expenses will be much appreciated.
Please let us know if you plan to attend by sending us an email at info@tibetanhouse.com

 

Attending a teaching

We are very grateful and happy to have Chamtrul Rinpoche visit us in New Orleans. We are having a wonderful response to the teachings that he is offering.

There are a few things we would like to share with those of you that are planning to attend any of the teachings.

* Dharma teachings cannot be sold or have a price put on them. Respecting this, there is no ‘door fee’. If you would like to make an offering directly to Chamtrul Rinpoche, you are welcome to do so. No one will be turned away for lack of money. As to how much the offering should be, a reasonable rule of thumb is roughly the amount you earn in one hour for each hour of teachings. Cash is appreciated. There will be envelopes available at the front table at each venue for you to do so. Each venue will let you know how the offerings will be presented to Rinpoche.

Donations go towards Chamtrul Rinpoche’s worldwide teaching tours (travel costs, venue hire, etc) and the running costs of the Bodhicitta Dharma Centre in Dharamsala, India.

* Donations for travel and food expense are always appreciated. Suggested donation is $10 per teaching.

* If you are hoping to participate in the Rufuge Ceremony, you will need to attend the morning and afternoon teachings on Sunday, the 2nd.

* Please arrive early so that we can all be seated and the teachings can begin as close to the starting time as possible.

* Pillows and chairs are available for seating at Tibetan House, LHA and Clearwater Sanctuary. If you have special needs, please let us know ahead of time. If you prefer your own cushion to sit on, please bring it with you.

* If you are hoping to attend the teachings at Clearwater Sanctuary and/or Samten Choeling Tibetan Cultural Center, please call the phone numbers provided to get the information for location, etc.
Samten Choeling TIbetan Cultural Center: 504 723 1317

Clearwater Sanctuary in Covington: 985 630 1009

 

About Chamtrul Rinpoche

Chamtrul Rinpoche is the recognized reincarnation of a great master and scholar from the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, the oldest school in Tibet.

Having studied many years, he holds a vast and profound knowledge of sutra, tantra, and dzogchen, and has been conferred the title ‘Khenpo’ – roughly equivalent to ‘Doctor of Buddhist Philosophy’.

Known for his nonsectarian quality, he has received all the cycles of teachings, empowerments and transmissions from more than twenty five accomplished masters and scholars from all four major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism – namely, Nyingma, Kagyu, Sakya, and Gelug.

Chamtrul Rinpoche currently lives and teaches in India, in the Himalayan town of Dharamsala. Dedicating his life to helping people find inner peace, he also travels the world each year to teach and guide many old and new students.

In his own words:
“Teaching is what I do in this life, wherever someone asks me to teach, I am there. Without discriminating against anybody based on their gender, race, creed and so forth, I wish them to enjoy excellent peace and harmony. I try to the best of my ability to promote the view, meditation and conduct of non-violence, which is the indispensable source for the spread and enhancement of the inner peace of mind.”