Instructions on the Mahamudra Foundations

21 September 2017 - 06 October 2017

Cost: £0.00

Venue: Samye Ling

Daily Programme


Green Tara Prayers (optional)



8.00am – 10.00am

Instructions on the Mahamudra Foundations, teaching from the text The Torch for the Definitive Meaning




Mahakala Prayers (optional)

5.30pm – 6.30pm


6.30pm – 8.30pm

Teaching on The Precious Ornament of Liberation

During this time Drupon Rinpoche will give daily instructions on the Foundation Practices.  These teachings are primarily for those participating in the One Year Men’s Retreat on Arran (to see more about this please click here) but are also open to anyone who is either already practicing the Foundations or who has a definite commitment to practice them.

It is essential that participants have this commitment as well as undertaking to attend every session of teaching.

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There is no fee for this course although donations are welcome and may be made in the Reception Office.

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The Buddhist principle is to be everybody's friend, not to have any enemy.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Meditation means simple acceptance.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Only the impossible is worth doing.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Whenever we see something which could be done to bring benefit to others, no matter how small, we should do it.
Chamgon Khentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Freedom is not something you look for outside of yourself. Freedom is within you.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Hasten slowly, you will soon arrive.
Jetsun Milarepa
It doesn’t matter whatever comes, stop judging and it won’t bother you.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Whatever obstacles arise, if you deal with them through kindness without trying to escape then you have real freedom.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
To tame ourselves is the only way we can change and improve the world.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Strive always to be as kind, gentle and caring as possible towards all forms of sentient life.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Every sentient being is equal to the Buddha.
Chamgon Kentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Wherever and whenever we can, we should develop compassion at once.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Reminding ourselves of how others suffer and mentally putting ourselves in their place, will help awaken our compassion.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche