Jampa Ling Tibetan Buddhist Centre Winter Programme 2011/12
Jampa Ling are honoured and grateful that Ven. Lama Panchen Otrul Rinpoche will give a course of teachings this winter. This is a rare opportunity to hear these profound teachings from a high Tibetan Lama, who embodies what he teaches and is himself a great practitioner and scholar.
OCTOBER 22nd – 23rd
The greatness of the teachings using the three Paths.
1. The qualities of a teacher. The qualities required of a student.
2. How to rely on a spiritual teacher.
3. Preciousness of having a human life.
4. The impermanence of existence.
NOVEMBER 19th – 20th
The practice, using the first stage of the Path.
1. Mindfulness of death and the lower realms.
2. The practice of taking refuge.
3. Karma and the Law of Cause and Effect.
DECEMBER 10th – 11th
The practice, using the second stage of the Path.
1. Cyclic existence and the suffering of samsara.
2. The Four Noble Truths.
FEBRUARY 10th – 11th
The practice, using the third stage of the Path.
Practice of Bodhicitta.
Without having had teachings, without having contemplated and meditated on the precious nature of human existence, on death, on the karmic law of cause and effect, on the nature of samsaric suffering, on refuge and on the Four Noble Truths, it is very difficult to have a realistic attitude towards Bodhicitta.
MARCH 10th – 11th
The practice, using the third stage of the Path.
Training in the Six Perfections.
The six perfections are: Generosity, Morality, Patience, Diligence, Meditation and Wisdom.
APRIL 6th – 9th
This is a silent retreat. It is a led retreat using meditations on the teachings given by Ven. Panchen Otrul Rinpoche over the winter teachings. It is an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the teachings and integrate them into our daily lives.
Other Events taking place at Jampa Ling through the Winter
DECEMBER 18th – TSONG KHAPA ANNIVERSARY
JANUARY 22nd – YOGA FAMILY DAY
FEBRUARY 19th – LOSAR THE TIBETAN NEW YEAR
FEBRUARY 25th – NATURAL VOICE and SINGING WORKSHOP
MARCH 3rd – 4th – WORK WEEKEND
MARCH 24th-25th – RELAX AND REVIVE
APRIL 21st – WANDERING THROUGH WEEDS
APRIL 28th – MEDITATION FOR BEGINNERS
For more EVENTS and information please go to Jampa Ling Buddhist Centre, Bawnboy, Co. Cavan
Guided woodland birdwalk at 8.30pm
Join Heather Bothwell (BirdWatch Ireland Cavan Branch) on an evening walk in woodlands listening to the dusk chorus. Follow the signs from Bawnboy Village.
Coffee will be served in the Tibetan Centre at 7.30pm
Outdoor clothing and footwear recommended. This is a free event
Jampa Ling Tibetan Buddhist Centre, Owendoon House, Bawnboy, County Cavan. tel: 049 9523448 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Patron: H.H. the Dalai Lama
Spiritual Director: The Ven Lama Panchen Otrul Rinpoche.
23rd May SAGA DAWA- Celebration of the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana and20 years in Ireland of our precious teacher Ven. Panchen Otrul Rinpoche and Jampa Ling Buddhist Centre, Bawnboy, County Cavan.We invite you to share in the celebration of this very special day – Please bring food to share. Starts at 11 a.m.
12th – 13th June FINDING PEACE – A weekend of relaxation,
with instructions on how to develop a peaceful mind and a relaxed body.
Come and enjoy the peace of Jampa Ling Centre.
Lead by Frank Conway and Desmond Gough.
21st June SUMMER SOLSTICE- The celebration includes a purification ceremony for the environment – starts at 2.30 p.m. everyone welcome.
UNIVERSAL DAY OF PRAYER 26th June -This day was initiated by H.H. the Dalai Lama. Prayers will continue the whole day in the shrine room. Everyone welcome to join in during the day. Starts 8.30 a.m.
3rd-4th July WHITE TARA INITIATION AND RETREAT-given by Ven. Panchen Otrul Rinpoche. For students wishing to take this initiation and also for those already having the initation. The initiation can be taken a second time.
6th July CELEBRATION WITH PRAYERS- For the birthday and Long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. starts at 2.30 P.M.
6th – 8th August YAMANTAKA RETREAT-For students who have taken the Yamantaka Initiation. Please arrive in the afternoon to help arranging the shrine and room etc.
21st-22nd August MEDITATION RETREAT– For students and any one needing ‘time out’. This is a silent weekend, an opportunity to meditate with a group, with time for some instruction and discussion. We offer a very relaxed, no-pressure retreat weekend for every one . Lead by Joy O’Reilly
13th May, MAHAYANA PRECEPTS 11th July -This is a purification practise at the time of the New 10th August moon. It lasts for 24 hours and includes partial fasting. Those wishing to participate should arrive the eveningbefore, the practise starts before sunrise.
Jampa Ling, Tibetan Buddhist Centre, County Cavan, Ireland-Established in 1990 under the spiritual directions of a Tibetan teacher, Venerable Panchen Otrul Rinpoche, Jampa Ling was formally registered as a charitable trust in 1992.
Jampa Ling is located in West Cavan just two miles south of the village of Bawnboy. Owendoon House, the home of Jampa Ling, is a large nineteenth century building, surrounded by thirteen acres of meadow, woods and gardens, beautifully situated among the hills and lakes of County Cavan.
The words ” Jampa Ling ” mean a place of loving kindness, and it is indeed a place of blessing, open to everyone, whether Buddhist or non-Buddhist. People visit here from all walks of life. The length of stay varies from a few days to a number of weeks. Visitors are left free to establish their own daily programme. If they wish, however, they can join in the daily religious activities or help in the ongoing work at the centre. Autum/Winter 2009 Events