Sep
6
Thu
2018
Mahamudra Meditation Sit
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Dear Gaden Choling Community,
We will be having an open Mindfulness of the Mind – Mahamudra Meditation sit this Thurs. night, Sept. 6th, at GC from 7pm-8:30pm by donation.
Hope to see you there,
Yours in the Dharma,
Matthew
Oct
4
Thu
2018
Lama Chopa Tsog Offering
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We will celebrate Tsog day this Thurs. Oct. 4th by offering a Lama Chopa Tsog Offering at 7pm at GC,
Open to all.
Please bring a drink / food offering,
By donation

Oct
19
Fri
2018
Lama Chopa Tsog Offering Ceremony
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Gaden Choling Community,

We will do doing a Lama Chopa Tsog Offering ceremony Fri., Oct. 19th at GC at 7:30pm (Till 9pm),

Open to all. Please bring a food & drink offering.

Nov
23
Fri
2018
Hayagriva Sangdrup (“Secret Hayagriva”) Empowerment
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hayagriva Is an extremely wrathful emanation of the Buddhas of Compassion and Infinite Light – Chenrezig and Amitabha. His practice was brought to Tibet by Second Buddha and Saint, Guru Rinpoche. He is one of the powerful Buddhist Deities for Purification and Healing and is used with and as a supplement to healing practices like Medicine Buddha. Hayagriva is most efficacious in healing emotional, psychological, psychic and spiritual illnesses, obstructions and obstacles. “Secret” Hayagriva is the manifestation of this Deity most popular in the Gelug Tradition and is associated with Sera Monastery.
Tantric Commitments:  Refuge Vows, Bodhisattva Vows, Tantric Vows, daily recitation of 21 Deity mantras and accepting Rinpoche as one of your Tantric Gurus.
Suggested donations

Events: $25. Members / $30. Non-Members per event

WEEKLY CLASSES AT GADEN CHOLING WILL BE POSTPONED TILL AFTER RINPOCHE’S VISIT.

For more information, please contact Matthew at:

Twilightdakini@gmail.com

 

Nov
27
Tue
2018
Bodhichitta generating celebration and Bodhisattva Vows ceremony (as requested by GC LamRim study group)
Nov 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

On this evening, GC is honoured to have Rinpoche offer the traditional Tibetan Buddhist Ceremony for generating the Awakening Mind of Enlightenment and taking the Bodhisattva Vows.

Suggested donations

Events: $25. Members / $30. Non-Members per event

WEEKLY CLASSES AT GADEN CHOLING WILL BE POSTPONED TILL AFTER RINPOCHE’S VISIT.

For more information, please contact Matthew at:

Twilightdakini@gmail.com

 

 

Nov
30
Fri
2018
Kurukulla Empowerment
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Kurukulla is a beloved and famed manifestation of Red Tara, the Buddhist Goddess of Compassion and is herself the Deity of Love, Charisma and Magnetizing Spiritual Power.

Tantric Commitments:  Refuge Vows, Bodhisattva Vows, Tantric Vows, daily recitation of 21 Deity mantras and accepting Rinpoche as one of your Tantric Gurus.

 

Suggested donations

Events: $25. Members / $30. Non-Members per event

WEEKLY CLASSES AT GADEN CHOLING WILL BE POSTPONED TILL AFTER RINPOCHE’S VISIT.

For more information, please contact Matthew at:

Twilightdakini@gmail.com

 

Dec
1
Sat
2018
Mahamudra Meditation Weekend Retreat
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm
Sat. & Sun., Dec. 1st-2nd,10am-5pm both daysMahamudra Meditation Weekend Retreat
Rinpoche will lead a weekend retreat at GC on the sublime meditation practice of Mahamudra or “Great Seal” – the art of using the mind to meditate on it’s own empty nature. These teachings will follow the format and express the content of Rinpoche’s new book on Mahamudra.
Suggested donations

Dec. 1st-2nd weekend packages: $40. Member / $50. Non-Member

WEEKLY CLASSES AT GADEN CHOLING WILL BE POSTPONED TILL AFTER RINPOCHE’S VISIT.

For more information, please contact Matthew at:

Twilightdakini@gmail.com

 

Dec
2
Sun
2018
Ganden Ngamcho – Lama Tsongkhapa Day – Dec. 2nd
Dec 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Dear Gaden Choling Community,
We will be celebrating Ganden Ngamcho – Lama Tsongkhapa Day, the Pairnirvana and Enlightenment of the illustrious founder of our Gelugpa Tradition, with a Guru Puja Tsog Offering and Light Offering Puja with Rinpoche this coming Sunday, Dec. 2nd, at GC from 3:30pm-5pm.
Open to all.
Please bring a food and or drink offering
Yours in the Dharma,
Matthew

Dec
7
Fri
2018
The Uncommon and Secret Empowerment of Long Life Deity White Heruka
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This Initiation is rare, coming from the visionary Kadam Emanation Scripture, given in Spiritual Vision directly from the Buddha of Wisdom Manjushri directly to the founder of our Tradition, Je Tsongkhapa. An emanation of the Annutara Yoga version of the Buddha of Compassion – “Wheel of Bliss” Heruka Chakrasamvara – it is a healing and longevity practice.
Tantric Commitments:  Refuge Vows, Bodhisattva Vows, Tantric Vows, daily recitation of 21 Deity mantras and accepting Rinpoche as one of your Tantric Gurus.
Suggested donations

Events: $25. Members / $30. Non-Members per event

WEEKLY CLASSES AT GADEN CHOLING WILL BE POSTPONED TILL AFTER RINPOCHE’S VISIT.

For more information, please contact Matthew at:

Twilightdakini@gmail.com

Dec
8
Sat
2018
Teachings and practice on White Heruka
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm
Sat. & Sun., Dec. 8th-9th, 10am-5pm: Teachings and practice on White Heruka
On this weekend Rinpoche will give commentary and instruction and lead practice on the Deity White Heruka. For initiates.
Suggested donations

Dec. 1st-2nd & 8th-9th weekend packages: $40. Member / $50. Non-Member

WEEKLY CLASSES AT GADEN CHOLING WILL BE POSTPONED TILL AFTER RINPOCHE’S VISIT.

For more information, please contact Matthew at:

Twilightdakini@gmail.com