Venerable Choden Rinpoche will give teachings and initiations in March 2011 at the FPMT centres in Perth, Brisbane and Sydney. An eminent lama and scholar, who is recognised as a skilful teacher in the Mahayana tradition.
"Rinpoche has vast knowledge and experience—not only having vast intellectual understanding, but also his holy mind enriched with oceans of realizations as vast as space, being soft-minded, having completed the mind training in good heart, being pure and possessing all the qualities of the learned ones’." Lama Zopa Rinpoche
|Hayagriva Buddhist Centre Perth||Friday 04 March||7.00pm||Three Higher Trainings|
|www.hayagriva.org.au||Saturday 05 March||2.00pm||Three Higher Trainings|
|Sunday 06 March||2.00pm||Jenang Hayagriva,Vajrapani and Garuda|
|Langri Tangpa Centre Brisbane||Friday 11 March||6.30pm||Purification using 4 Opponent powers|
|www.langritangpa.org.au||Saturday 12 March||2.00pm||Initiation Vajrasattva Lower Tantra|
|Sunday 13 March||2.00pm||Vajrasattva Commentary|
|Vajrayana Institute Sydney||Friday 18 March||7.00pm||Five Powers of the Mind|
|www.vajrayana.com.au||Saturday 19 March||2.00pm||Gyalwa Gyatso Initiation|
|Sunday 20 March||2.00pm||Gyalwa Gyatso Initiation|
New Zealand Schedule
March 23 & 24
Rinpoche will do preparation for the morning with Initiation beginning at 3.30pm each day.
Please note there are lifetime commitments associated with taking this Highest Yoga Tantra initiation.
Please email or give us a call if you wish to discuss these commitments. +64 3 5432021
March 26 & 27
10am Yamantaka long sadana
3pm – 4pm Discussion on practice of Yamantaka
6pm Evening meal
7..30pm Protector prayers
Rinpoche is resting these days and sessions taken by senior sanga.
March 28 to 31
10am Yamantaka long sadana
2.30pm Discussion with Geshe Gyalten
4pm – 6pm Ven Choden Rinpoche teaches
6.30 Evening meal
Only those with a Highest Yoga Tantra initiation are eligible to attend these teachings.
If unsure please contact us.
The cost is calculated on a daily basis accordingly people can join for as many days as possible.
Daily charge $80NZ – this is a facility fee covering Rinpoches travel from India and expenses, and includes vegetarian lunches.
Accomodation can be provided and camping is available for an additional charge of $35 per day, including all food.
We have a great vegetarian cook on site!
We will pick you up from the Nelson airport and deliver you to your return flight, or anywhere in the Nelson City area.
Books are essential please email via the web site or call us on +64 3 5432021.
This is a rare and profound opportunity to receive teachings from one of the greatest living Tibetan Buddhist masters alive.