Eldest son of the renowned Dzogchen master, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, eminent Tibetan Buddhist teacher, Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche has been teaching audiences worldwide for 35 years. Author of several Buddhist books, he has founded numerous retreat centers in the West and established Rangjung Yeshe Institute: International Center for Buddhist Studies. Primarily, Rinpoche heads Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery, home to 500 monks and nuns, in Kathmandu, Nepal.
TEACHINGS: New York City’s resident Tibetan and Nepali community will host this event whereby, with his usual style of insight, warmth and playfulness, Rinpoche will advise us “How to Apply Buddhist Teachings and Meditation in Practice Sessions and in Daily Life.” In this way, the philosophy will be brought to life in a fresh, vital way relevant to our daily lives.
GREEN TARA INITIATION: Rinpoche will bestow Green Tara empowerment from the profound Chokling Tersar Nyingma tradition. Tara is regarded, in Tibetan Buddhism, as a fully enlightened Buddha who, when supplicated, acts swiftly to rescue sentient beings from the perils of cyclic existence.
Now, when the basic elements of earth, wind, fire and water have become unbalanced — manifesting massive earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, floods, forest fires and global warming — the practice of Green Tara is highly recommended as an effective remedy for restoring harmony on the outer, inner and innermost levels of phenomena. Tara manifests herself in 21 forms, and each of these manifestations confers her own specialized blessings and powers.
11am - 1pm: Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche will give teachings
1pm - 3pm: Complimentary Lunch will be served to all participants
3pm - 5pm: Tara Empowerment, plus a traditional “Tsok Puja” (Thanksgiving)
This event is open to the public and entirely free of cost. Donations are cordially welcome. All proceeds will be offered directly to Rinpoche exclusively toward the construction of new living quarters for his monks. For more information in this regard, visit: www.shedrub.org
VENUE: 41-01 Broadway (Near Broadway and 41 St.) Astoria, Queens, NY 11103
For more Information, Call Dorje at 917-402-4784 or Sopa Chyaba Hyolmo at 646-712-4397
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