Calendar

December 2022

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Guru Yoga Mandala Retreat
with Gen Kelsang Cho Guru Yoga and Mandala offering retreat combines two of the four great preliminary guides that we need to practice if we want to gain Mahamudra realisations – the quick path to enlightenment. We all wish for spiritual realisations, but these depend upon creating certain inner conditions such a , ...
Wishfulfilling Jewel Puja 12pm
12:00 pm - 1:10 pm
Attend the Wishfulfilling Jewel puja held in-person in the North Wing Meditation Room.   , ...
Kendal Meditation Class
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kendal Town Hall Thursdays 7.30pm – 9pm with Gen Kelsang Dewang October 27 – December 15  Learning from life ~ How to be happy, whatever happens! Buddha taught that with wisdom, everything that arises in our life can teach us something beneficial and help us improve our mind and our good qualities. Through , ...
Barrow Meditation Class
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Forum (The Gateway Room) Thursdays 7.30pm – 9pm with Paul Boseley October 27 – December 15  Learning from life ~ How to be happy, whatever happens! Buddha taught that with wisdom, everything that arises in our life can teach us something beneficial and help us improve our mind and our good qualities. Th , ...
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Unshakeable Faith — A Wishfulfilling Jewel ~ Weekend Course
with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong Dorje Shugden empowerment and teachings on how to draw close to him using the special sadhana Wishfulfilling Jewel Kadampa Practitioners who have a sincere trust in Dorje Shugden will have no difficulty in generating unshakeable faith in Je Tsongkhapa. This is because of their special connec , ...
Sojong for Ordained Sangha
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Sojong practice is exclusively for ordained monks and nuns. It provides Sangha with an opportunity to purify and restore their vows, and to receive special advice and encouragement from their Teacher.  :: In the Temple :: , ...
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Unshakeable Faith — A Wishfulfilling Jewel ~ Weekend Course
with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong Dorje Shugden empowerment and teachings on how to draw close to him using the special sadhana Wishfulfilling Jewel Kadampa Practitioners who have a sincere trust in Dorje Shugden will have no difficulty in generating unshakeable faith in Je Tsongkhapa. This is because of their special connec , ...
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Lay Pratimoksha Vows for Lay Sangha
2:30 am - 4:00 pm
Buddha gives extensive instructions on the Pratimoksha moral discipline and the Pratimoksha vows in the Vinaya Sutras. Pratimoksha means `personal liberation’, and so a Pratimoksha vow is a vow that is motivated mainly by the wish to attain personal liberation.  :: In the Temple at 2.30pm with Gen-la Dekyong This cerem , ...
Unshakeable Faith — A Wishfulfilling Jewel ~ Weekend Course
with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong Dorje Shugden empowerment and teachings on how to draw close to him using the special sadhana Wishfulfilling Jewel Kadampa Practitioners who have a sincere trust in Dorje Shugden will have no difficulty in generating unshakeable faith in Je Tsongkhapa. This is because of their special connec , ...
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Unshakeable Faith — A Wishfulfilling Jewel ~ Weekend Course
with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong Dorje Shugden empowerment and teachings on how to draw close to him using the special sadhana Wishfulfilling Jewel Kadampa Practitioners who have a sincere trust in Dorje Shugden will have no difficulty in generating unshakeable faith in Je Tsongkhapa. This is because of their special connec , ...
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Unshakeable Faith — A Wishfulfilling Jewel ~ Weekend Course
with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong Dorje Shugden empowerment and teachings on how to draw close to him using the special sadhana Wishfulfilling Jewel Kadampa Practitioners who have a sincere trust in Dorje Shugden will have no difficulty in generating unshakeable faith in Je Tsongkhapa. This is because of their special connec , ...
Tuesday General Programme class
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
November 1 – December 13 Learning from life ~ How to be happy, whatever happens! Buddha taught that with wisdom, everything that arises in our life can teach us something beneficial and help us improve our mind and our good qualities. Through using our day to day difficulties as a special training, we can grow , ...
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Wishfulfilling Jewel Puja 5.15pm
5:15 pm - 6:25 pm
Attend the Wishfulfilling Jewel puja held in-person in the Temple.   , ...
Wednesday General Programme class
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong Nov 2, 9, 16, 23 and Dec 7 & 14 7.30 – 9pm How to Understand the Mind ~ A Practical Guide to developing & maintaining a light positive mind In this series of classes following the extraordinary book How to Understand the Mind (Part One) by Venerable Geshe Keslang Gyatso, we wil , ...
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Wishfulfilling Jewel Puja 5.15pm
5:15 pm - 6:25 pm
Attend the Wishfulfilling Jewel puja held in-person in the Temple.   , ...
Kendal Meditation Class
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kendal Town Hall Thursdays 7.30pm – 9pm with Gen Kelsang Dewang October 27 – December 15  Learning from life ~ How to be happy, whatever happens! Buddha taught that with wisdom, everything that arises in our life can teach us something beneficial and help us improve our mind and our good qualities. Through , ...
Barrow Meditation Class
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Forum (The Gateway Room) Thursdays 7.30pm – 9pm with Paul Boseley October 27 – December 15  Learning from life ~ How to be happy, whatever happens! Buddha taught that with wisdom, everything that arises in our life can teach us something beneficial and help us improve our mind and our good qualities. Th , ...
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35 Confession Buddhas
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Attend the 35 Confession Buddha puja held in-person in the Temple. One of the most powerful purification practices is the Mahayana Sutra of the Three Superior Heaps, also known as The Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls. In this practice, we visualize the Thirty-five Confession Buddhas and practise purifi , ...
Wishfulfilling Jewel With Tsog Offering 7.30pm
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
This prayer includes two practices. The first is a special Guru Yoga in which we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa (to purify negativity, accumulate merit and receive blessings) and the second practice is a method for relying upon the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden (to overcome obstacles to our practice an , ...
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Vajrayogini Self Initiation
8:30 am - 1:15 pm
Vajrayogini Self Initiation puja will be held in-person in the VY Gompa – Room 4. For those who have received Highest Yoga Tantra Empowerments and completed a VY counting retreat. , ...
Wishfulfilling Jewel Puja 5.15pm
5:15 pm - 6:25 pm
Attend the Wishfulfilling Jewel puja held in-person in the Temple.   , ...
Offering to the Spiritual Guide ~ 10th day
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Attend the in-person puja in the Temple.   , ...
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Prayers for World Peace
10:30 am - 11:45 am
Prayers for World Peace is a free meditation class that gives us the opportunity to develop a warm and loving heart. Classes include two guided meditations a talk and inspiring prayers for world peace. Everyone is welcome. This class is FREE. 10.30 – 11.45am In-person attendance only for this class. Dates: Sep 18 , ...
Wishfulfilling Jewel Puja 5.15pm
5:15 pm - 6:25 pm
Attend the Wishfulfilling Jewel puja held in-person in the Temple.   , ...
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Tuesday General Programme class
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
November 1 – December 13 Learning from life ~ How to be happy, whatever happens! Buddha taught that with wisdom, everything that arises in our life can teach us something beneficial and help us improve our mind and our good qualities. Through using our day to day difficulties as a special training, we can grow , ...
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Wednesday General Programme class
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong Nov 2, 9, 16, 23 and Dec 7 & 14 7.30 – 9pm How to Understand the Mind ~ A Practical Guide to developing & maintaining a light positive mind In this series of classes following the extraordinary book How to Understand the Mind (Part One) by Venerable Geshe Keslang Gyatso, we wil , ...
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Precepts
6:30 am - 7:10 am
The practice of taking and keeping the eight Mahayana precepts is a special practice of moral discipline that is performed with bodhichitta motivation. The essence of the practice is to take eight precepts and to keep them purely for a period of twenty-four hours. , ...
Kendal Meditation Class
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kendal Town Hall Thursdays 7.30pm – 9pm with Gen Kelsang Dewang October 27 – December 15  Learning from life ~ How to be happy, whatever happens! Buddha taught that with wisdom, everything that arises in our life can teach us something beneficial and help us improve our mind and our good qualities. Through , ...
Barrow Meditation Class
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Forum (The Gateway Room) Thursdays 7.30pm – 9pm with Paul Boseley October 27 – December 15  Learning from life ~ How to be happy, whatever happens! Buddha taught that with wisdom, everything that arises in our life can teach us something beneficial and help us improve our mind and our good qualities. Th , ...
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Prayers for World Peace
10:30 am - 11:45 am
Prayers for World Peace is a free meditation class that gives us the opportunity to develop a warm and loving heart. Classes include two guided meditations a talk and inspiring prayers for world peace. Everyone is welcome. This class is FREE. 10.30 – 11.45am In-person attendance only for this class. Dates: Sep 18 , ...
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As Smooth as Lapis Lazuli ~ Christmas Course
with Gen-la Kelsang Thubten The secret of a calm and controlled mind Sometimes our mind can be crowded by negative thoughts, moods and feelings and we don’t understand where they come from or how to control them. These negative states affect the way we act and relate to others, and can have a destructive effe , ...
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As Smooth as Lapis Lazuli ~ Christmas Course
with Gen-la Kelsang Thubten The secret of a calm and controlled mind Sometimes our mind can be crowded by negative thoughts, moods and feelings and we don’t understand where they come from or how to control them. These negative states affect the way we act and relate to others, and can have a destructive effe , ...
Offering to the Spiritual Guide ~ 25th day
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Attend the in-person puja in the Temple.     , ...
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As Smooth as Lapis Lazuli ~ Christmas Course
with Gen-la Kelsang Thubten The secret of a calm and controlled mind Sometimes our mind can be crowded by negative thoughts, moods and feelings and we don’t understand where they come from or how to control them. These negative states affect the way we act and relate to others, and can have a destructive effe , ...
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As Smooth as Lapis Lazuli ~ Christmas Course
with Gen-la Kelsang Thubten The secret of a calm and controlled mind Sometimes our mind can be crowded by negative thoughts, moods and feelings and we don’t understand where they come from or how to control them. These negative states affect the way we act and relate to others, and can have a destructive effe , ...
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As Smooth as Lapis Lazuli ~ Christmas Course
with Gen-la Kelsang Thubten The secret of a calm and controlled mind Sometimes our mind can be crowded by negative thoughts, moods and feelings and we don’t understand where they come from or how to control them. These negative states affect the way we act and relate to others, and can have a destructive effe , ...
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Melodious Drum 5.30pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Attend the in-person puja in the Temple. Watch the livestream of this event at the listed time. Alternatively watch a Pre-recorded Melodious Drum. , ...
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New Year’s Eve Celebration
HAPPY NEW YOU Discover the secret power within our minds – the Key to a Happy 2023! An inspiring seasonal talk by Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong Begin 2023 with a fresh start and positive approach, through learning to understand our minds. Learn how to be inspired, confident and joyful in the New Year ahead. Everyone is , ...
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