Introduction to Tantric 6 Session Guru Yoga Practice
Sat. Jan. 13th 11am-2pm
This will be a short teach-in on 6 Session Guru Yoga Practice and will focus on how to perform the rituals and meditations of this foundation heart-practice of all Annutara Highest Yoga Tantra. This will be a preliminary presentation that will focus on its practical application. Two more mini-retreats offered over the next two months will complete the cycle of teachings on this crucial practice.
For Highest Yoga Tantra Initiates
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.