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Buddha Shakyamuni Meditation Retreat: The Liberating Prayer
Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 7, 2019
 
Join us for three, forty-five minute sessions of retreat on the sublime, powerful and beautiful object of meditation - faith in Buddha Shakyamuni. Meditation in the presence of Buddha greatly increases the power of your spiritual practice. In this retreat, we will deepen our connection with the enlightened being, Shakyamuni Buddha, by contemplating and meditating on The Liberating Prayer, an inspiring prayer written by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.
 
with Kadam Keli Vaughan
 
O Blessed One, Shakyamuni Buddha,
Precious treasury of compassion,
Bestower of supreme inner peace.
 
Please nourish me with your goodness,
That I in turn may nourish all beings
With an unceasing banquet of delight.
 
9:30-10:15am
10:45-11:30am
12-12:45pm
 
Cost: $30 | Free for Benefactors and Kadampa Members | 50% off for Foundation Members
  
Schedule
Date
Dec 7, 2019
Days
Sat
Time
9:30 - 12:45pm
$30.00
1 Session
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Inspiration & Mantra: Silent Half-day Meditation Retreat
Dec 14, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019
 

Slowing down, being silent and drawing inwards are vital for mental and spiritual well-being. During this 1/2 day retreat we will put down our phones, computers and normal daily activities to be guided into a space of silence and inspiration.

In this brief meditation retreat, we will combine our breathing with the mental recitation of the mantra OM AH HUM, which is called the Mantra of all Buddhas.

What to Expect:

3 Guided Meditation Sessions with light refreshments during the breaks

Cost: $30 | 50% off for Foundation Members | Free for Kadampa and Benefactor Members

  
Schedule
Date
Dec 14, 2019
Days
Sat
Time
9:30 - 12:30pm
$20.00
1 Session
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Special Evening Event in Pasadena on OM AH HUM
Dec 14, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019
 

Meditating on the OM AH HUM mantra gives us direct and immediate access to a space of power and peace that exists within us. This meditation helps us to see beyond the ordinary and connect with our pure, compassionate nature.

Gen Rigpa will guide 2 meditations that combine our breathing with the mental recitation of the mantra OM AH HUM, which is called the “Mantra of all Buddhas.”

Through this meditation you will learn how to:
– Let go of stress & anxiety
– Open your heart of compassion
– Connect with the inspiring mind of Buddha

Cost: $20

Schedule:
5:00-5:45pm Guided Session #1
5:45pm-6:15pm Break with light refreshments
6:15-7:00pm Guided Session #2

Everyone is Welcome! No Experience Necessary!

  
Schedule
Date
Dec 14, 2019
Staff
Days
Sat
Time
5:00 - 7:00pm
$20.00
$25.00
1 Session
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Alternative New Year's Eve Celbration
Dec 31, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
 

Join a group of like-minded individuals for the best party in LA – our annual New
Year’s Eve celebration! This is a beautiful way to ring in the New Year in a
meaningful and positive way, with compassion and beneficial intentions.

Schedule:

9:30-10:45pm – Live Music, Mocktails, and Hors d’oeuvres (Gluten Free and Vegan Options)
10:45pm Short talk about Avalokiteshvara, the Buddha of Compassion
11pm Candlelight Prayers and Meditation through the New Year

As midnight approaches, Gen Rigpa will guide us in a meditation to take us into
2020. This is a very popular annual event, as there is no better way to begin the year
than with a peaceful and compassionate mind, which we dedicate to peace in
our hearts and in the world.

Cost: $25 | $20 if registered by Dec 29

  
Schedule
Date
Dec 31, 2019
Staff
Days
Tue
Time
9:30 - 12:00am