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Teaching Level Three: Compassion Based Living Course Retreat (CBLC)

7:00pm 23 January 2018 - 1:30pm 28 January 2018

Cost: £400.00

Venue: Purelands Retreat Centre

The tutors will be Heather Regan-Addis and Choden.

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Once your course place has been confirmed please book your accommodation by clicking here.
It is requested that you book accommodation at Purelands Retreat Centre, not in Samye Ling itself.

The retreat starts at 7pm on Tuesday 23rd January 2018 and ends after lunch on Sunday 28th January 2018

The course fee is £400.00 including manual.

This is an in-depth training retreat over five days exploring each of the stages of the CBLC 8 week course. There will be strong focus on participants getting ‘hands on’ experience of delivering the course.

  • This course explores the rationales behind the practices and the way they fit together as a whole.
  • Feedback from participants and tutors on this course is given with reference to the domains of the Mindfulness Based Interventions Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI-TAC).
  • Successful completion of this retreat provides participants with all they need to begin to deliver the CBLC 8 week course.
  • To join this retreat you must have completed the Mindfulness Level Two: Responding with Compassion course and the Teacher Training Level Two MBLC Retreat.

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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.
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