Programs

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Thursday Evening Meditation

Open Dates
Padmasambhava Meditation Center

Meditation existed before the Buddha appeared in the world and today meditation is being practiced for all sorts of reasons—for improved health, for relaxation, or even to help people perform better in their work.  Our Thursday sessions will explain the basic techniques needed to begin a regular meditation practice and keep it going. The session also includes a few words from H.E. Chhoje Rinpoche or one of our visiting teachers explaining how we can integrate Buddhist principles into our daily lives. Attendance is free and no registration is required. See our calendar for updates.

What is the Ngondro? An Introduction to the Preliminaries for Vajrayana Practice

with Lama John Ross

June 4, 2017
Denver Center

  The Ngondro is not only the entryway to the vajrayana, but also contains the essential and indispensable practices that are the foundation and the heart of every stage of tantric practice.  This will be a brief introduction to the meaning of each of the stages of the ngondro and also about how they are practiced.

Ngondro Teachings: The Preliminary Practices of Vajrayana Buddhism

with Lama John Ross

June 10 - 11, 2017
Denver Center

We will practice together and review the visualizations and various stages of practice for both the short Dudjom Tersar Ngondro and the Throma Ngondro. Saturday will focus on the Tersar Ngondro and Sunday will focus on Throma.  Anyone with interest in either practice can attend either or both days.