Feb
10
Sat
2018
Introduction to Tantric Ethics and Vows
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Introduction to Tantric Ethics and Vows

Sat., Feb. 10th., 11am-1pm

This will be a short teach-in, led discussion and Q & A on the Ethics and Vows of Annutara Yoga Tantra that are both the foundation and very practice of these, the highest of Buddhist teachings.

For Highest Yoga Tantra Initiates

By donation

Led by student-teacher Matthew Richards

Matthew Richards has been a devoted student and practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism in the Gelugpa Tradition since 1995 and a close student of Ven. Zasep Rinpoche since 1996. He has completed many Vajrayana retreats, received many teachings from many high Lamas in Tibetan Buddhism, including H.H. Dalai Lama, has done a number of Buddhist pilgrimages in Asia and maintains a committed daily personal practice of meditation. He has a keen interest and background in Energy-Healing modalities and their relationship to Tantric Buddhism. In particular, he is a Master’s Level Reiki Practitioner and Teacher, has studied Therapeutic Qi Kung and East Asian Shamanic Traditions and has a personal connection to Japanese Shingon Tantric Buddhism. Matthew was a volunteer hospice worker for many years in both Vancouver and Toronto. Matthew earned a Masters Degree in Western Philosophy from University of Ottawa in 1997 and has been a full-time career Flight Attendant since 1994.

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