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By Dave | Published: December 1
[ December 18; 9:00 to 12:00. ] Our monthly nyinthun will be held on Sunday, November 20 from 9am - 12pm. We will be alternating sitting and walking meditation, with a short period of yoga in the middle. As always, all are welcome to come for any part of the three hours. Beginners are cordially welcome.
By Dave | Published: November 30
[ December 27; 7:00 to 9:00. ] Our annual movie night party is a respite between the holidays. This year we will watch Milerepa. Join us for popcorn and cocoa!
By Dave | Published: November 2
[ November 15; 7:00 to 9:00. November 22; 7:00 to 9:00. November 29; 7:00 to 9:00. December 6; 7:00 to 9:00. December 13; 7:00 to 9:00. December 20; 7:00 to 9:00. ] Who am I? Where am I? How did I get here and where am I going? Explore how confusion arises, creating the cycle of suffering, and how allowing awake wisdom to manifest can end it. Using the Wheel of Life, we will study confused action (karma) and the links of dependent origination (12 nidanas). This [...]
By Dave | Published: November 1
[ December 13; 6:00 to 6:45. ] The Sadhana of Mahamudra is a practice text composed by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of Shambhala. He wrote the Sadhana in a sacred cave in Bhutan in 1968 at an important turning point in his presentation of the Buddhist teachings in the West. The Sadhana of Mahamudra is one of the first [...]
By Dave | Published: September 22
[ September 29; 7:00 to 8:30. October 6; 7:00 to 8:30. October 13; 7:00 to 8:30. October 27; 7:00 to 8:30. November 3; 7:00 to 8:30. November 10; 7:00 to 8:30. November 17; 7:00 to 8:30. November 24; 7:00 to 8:30. December 1; 7:00 to 8:30. ] Following the recent visit from Anyen Rinpoche, a weekly book group is coming together to read and study his written teachings. The group will meet at the Manchester Shambhala Meditation Center on Thursday evenings, starting September 29 at 7:00 pm. We'll start off reading Rinpoche's 2009 book, Momentary Buddahood. The evening will begin with a [...]