Tsering Paldron visit to Bosham

October 12, 2014
Tsering Paldron will be talking on Engaging with the World for her visit to The Hamblin Hall, Bosham House on Thursday 16th October.  The meeting will start at 7.30 pm

Tsering Paldron

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Tsering Paldron visit 16th October

September 15, 2014

I am pleased to announce a visit to our group by Tsering Paldron on Thursday October 16th.

She will be giving a teaching at our regular venue: The Hamlin Hall, Bosham House, Bosham from 7.30 to 9.00.

All are welcome to attend, we ask that you give a donation to cover costs.

Tsering Paldron was born in Lisbon, Portugal and traveled to Brussels at the age of 19 where she met Lama Kunzang. Her spiritual journey started in 1973. She did a three years’ retreat in the 80’s in France and has received teachings from many Tibetan lamas. She has been teaching and traveling for the past 20 years, wrote a few books (none of them yet published in English). She gives regular courses, seminars, talks and meditation classes and is in charge of Bodhicharya Portugal.

Tenzin Peljor visit 24th July

July 17, 2014

Our old friend Tenzin Peljor will be visiting us at Hamblin Hall next Thursday from 7.30.

He will be teaching on wisdom from the Buddhist perspective.

Tenzin Peljor was born in Germany and has experience of many spiritual traditions including the Catholic Church, the Hindu path, Shamanism and Sufism.

He briefly trained in the New Kadampa tradition and quickly became disillusioned with this school.  In 2002 he made contact with Ringu Tulku Rinpoche and other Lamas from the four Tibetan schools.

In 2005 he studied for Gelong ordination with the support of HH Dalai Lama, which he achieved in 2006.  In 2007 Ringu Tulku requested him to become resident monk at his Berlin Centre.  Since 2008 he has studied in Italy. 

This will be Tenzin’s third visit to our group and he has always spoken from a very practical perspective whilst coming from a deep and traditional lineage. 

HH Karmapa webcasts

June 5, 2014

You can see Karmapa’s teachings in Germany on live webstream and recordings are also available.

Next webcast 1.00pm Friday 6th June

See if you can spot a familiar figure translating!

Click here to link.

Recordings of Rinpoche’s 2013 teachings

May 12, 2014

You can listen to or download and save these recordings of Rinpoche speaking about Buddha Nature at Bosham House in 2013.

First session  15/06/2013 morning

Second session 15/06/2013 afternoon

Third session 16/06/2013 morning

Fourth session 16/06/2013 afternoon

 

 

 

Ringu Tulku teaching in London

April 20, 2014

Ringu Tulku will be teaching over the weekend of 3rd and 4th May at Samye Dzong in Bermondsey, London.

Click here  to link with the Samye Dzong website for more details and to book a place.  You will need to scroll right down to the bottom on the page to book via the Paypal button.

Saturday’s teaching will be the Kagyu lineage and the Sunday teachings are on the Four Seals of Mahamudra.

We are hoping Rinpoche will return to the UK for more teaching dates later in the summer and will post details when we hear more.

The text following is from the Samye Dzong website:

The forefathers in the Kagyu lineage are known as the “Golden Rosary.” The lineage of the Kagyu emphasizes the continuity of oral instructions passed on from master to student. This emphasis is reflected in the literal meaning of “Kagyu.”

The Four Seals of Mahamudra are the four main principles of Buddhism and are sometimes also called the ‘Four Keys of the Buddha’s teaching’. These four main principles that mark a doctrine as Buddhist are:

  1. All composite things are impermanent
  2. All that is tainted entails suffering
  3. Realization is Peace
  4. All phenomena are devoid of independent entity

 

 

 

Day retreat teachings 17th May

April 3, 2014

Image We have a visit from Andy Wistreich booked for Saturday 17th May.

Andy is an old friend of BBG and has offered to give a day of teachings and meditations on the 8 Verses for Transforming the Mind, our current study topic.  It will be held at the Village Hall in Birdham, from 10.00 – 4.00, suggested donation for the day will be £10.00 to cover expenses including Andy’s travel.  

Andy’s teachings are a mix of theory and practice and all are welcome, experienced practitioners and newcomers alike, you are invited to bring lunch to share.

The address is: Birdham Village Hall, Crooked Lane, Birdham, Chichester, PO20 7HA, West Sussex, where there is ample car parking, you can click here for a map 

Andy Wistreich is from Universal Education for Compassion and Wisdom Bristol.  He has been meditating for over thirty years, and has done some long retreats too in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.  He is retired from full-time paid work in Education and now works full-time unpaid on Buddhist activities, study and practice.

New website for BBG

March 29, 2014

We have revamped and updated our website.

It is still at the same address: http://www.buddhalight.org and in addition to the previous pages and features will be hosting audio teachings from Rinpoche and other visiting teachers.

The new site is up and running and will be growing over the next few weeks as we refine and add to the pages.

Do take a look and send any feedback via the “contact us” page on the site.

We still don’t have dates for Rinpoche’s visit to the UK this year, however he will be attending HH Dalai Lama’s teachings in Germany and HH Karmapa’s teachings, also in Germany.Additionally Rinpoche is at the Kagyu Monlam in France and the Bodhicharya Summer School, so he does have a busy summer planned already!

We will post details as they arise……

 

 

Karmapa’s visit to Europe

March 11, 2014

His Holiness Karmapa is due to visit Europe in May and June, this is the first time His Holiness has visited Europe.

Please see the web sites for more information.

http://karmapafoundation.eu/activities/visits/european-visit-2014/ and http://www.kamalashila.de/ 

 

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Losar greetings from Rinpoche

March 11, 2014

Tibetan New Year of the Wood Horse

by RINPOCHE on MARCH 1, 2014

in RINPOCHE’S NEWS

With each year passing
I realize how precious the life is.
With each day passing
I realise how fast the time moves.
Do we have time to waste
In being nasty to each other?
Isn’t it wiser to make our day nice
By being just kind towards each other.
Why not start on this auspicious day,
The New Year of the Wood Horse.

Live Compassionately – toward yourself, the environment, & all beings.

With greetings from

Ringu Tulku

– See more at: http://bodhicharya.org/blog/tibetan-new-year-wood-horse/#sthash.i9YzRBnp.dpuf