It is not just a question of having great compassion and wishing for beings to be free from suffering, it requires courage to take responsibility for helping and liberating them.' Dalai Lama October 5 2016 Special Guest Geshe Sherab returns once again to inspire us with teachings on one of the most revered texts in Tibetan Buddhism, Nagajuna's "Precious Garland".
This week-long retreat is an incredible opportunity to learn the key points of how to develop wisdom and compassion direct from a master fluent in English. Geshe Sherab will show us how we can bravely translate these teachings into our own compassionate actions. This text contain everything we need to reach our full potential and is a favourite of His Holiness Dalai Lama, who says, 'To become a Buddha we need to develop the awakening mind of bodhichitta and the non-dual wisdom understanding emptiness.'
Join us for this week long exploration of how to combine heart and mind by training in wisdom and compassion.
Full retreat: Friday 17 February, 6.30 pm - Thursday 23 February, 4.00 pm. Facility Fee $330 for the whole retreat. Accommodation and meals available separately. Book for the entire retreat and receive a further discount of 10% discount to meals and accommodation.
Weekend only: Friday 17 February, 6.30 pm - Sunday 19 February, 5.00 pm. Facility Fee $150 for the weekend. Accommodation and meals available separately. 10% discount for members and concession card holders. Meals in the Big Love Cafe are available separately, and must be booked before 9.30 am on the day of the event.
All bookings can be made on our website www.chenrezig.com.au. Geshe Thubten Sherab was born in Menang, Nepal in 1967 and entered Kopan Monastery at the age of nine. After ten years of study, he went to Sera Je Monastery, eventually graduating as a Geshe. He continued on to Gyume Tantric College for one year and then to Kopan Monastery for one year to teach young monks. From 2001 - 2003, Geshe Sherab served as a Board member at FPMT International Office, Taos, USA. He also taught at Thubten Norbu Ling Center, Santa Fe and Ksiti Garba Center, Taos.
After returning to Nepal for his own practices in 2003, he was later appointed as Head Master of Kopan Monastery (2006 - 2010) and served as acting Abbot in 2011. For the last few years, Geshe Sherab has been teaching at FPMT Centers around the world, including USA, Mexico, Guatamala, Asia, Europe and Australia. Currently Geshe-la is resident teacher at Thubten Norbu Ling Center, Santa Fe, USA Chenrezig Institute is a not for profit Buddhist study & retreat Centre in the Hinterland. Which also offers a Wellbeing Centre for non-religious courses towards health & happiness.
Merging Heart and Mind: Teaching and Meditation Retreat with Special Guest Geshe Thubten Sherab
Full retreat: Friday 17 February, 6.30 pm - Thursday 23 February, 4.00 pm.
OR Weekend only: Friday 17 February, 6.30 pm - Sunday 19 February, 5.00 pm.
Facility Fee $330 for the whole retreat. Accommodation and meals available separately.
OR Facility Fee $150 for the weekend.
Chenrezig Institute, Eudlo
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