2009-04-26

He just sat down on a rock and ate an avocado, and suddenly he got it! And the people asked: What kind of a rock?! What kind of an avocado?!


Buddhism needs no apology - Ngala Rig'dzin Dorje





Forthcoming Events

Vajra Romance1 May
Retreat with Ngak´chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen in Kings Capel, Herefordshire.
Meditation & yogic song 3  May
Meditation group with Ngakma Nor´dzin Pamo and Ngakpa ´ö-Dzin Tridral in Whitchurch, Cardiff.
Practice in Cornwall 3  May
Meditation group in St Just, Cornwall.
Meditation Group 4  May
Meditation group with Naljorpa Ögyen Dorje and Ngakma Zér-mé Dri´mèd in Alameda, CA.
Being a Practitioner 5  May
Class with Ngakma Shé-zér, Ngakpa Namgyal and Ngakma Mé-tsal Wangmo in Bristol.
Public event 8  May
Retreat with Ngala Rig´dzin Dorje in Sweden.
Practice in the Aro Tradition 10  May
Meditation group in Brooklyn, NY.
Meditation Group 11  May
Meditation group with Naljorpa Ögyen Dorje and Ngakma Zér-mé Dri´mèd in Alameda, CA.
Being a Practitioner 12  May
Class with Ngakma Shé-zér, Ngakpa Namgyal and Ngakma Mé-tsal Wangmo in Bristol.
Practice in Cornwall 17  May
Meditation group in Penzance, Cornwall.
Meditation Group 18  May
Meditation group with Naljorpa Ögyen Dorje and Ngakma Zér-mé Dri´mèd in Alameda, CA.
Being a Practitioner 19  May
Class with Ngakma Shé-zér, Ngakpa Namgyal and Ngakma Mé-tsal Wangmo in Bristol.
Being a Practitioner 26  May
Class with Ngakma Shé-zér, Ngakpa Namgyal and Ngakma Mé-tsal Wangmo in Bristol.
Passionate Compassion: The Dzogchen View of the Nine Yanas 29  May
Weekend event with Lama Shardröl Du-nyam Wangmo in Germany.
Meditation Group 1  June
Meditation group with Naljorpa Ögyen Dorje and Ngakma Zér-mé Dri´mèd in Alameda, CA.
Meditation & yogic song 7  June
Meditation group with Ngakma Nor´dzin Pamo and Ngakpa ´ö-Dzin Tridral in Whitchurch, Cardiff.
Meditation Group 8  June
Meditation group with Naljorpa Ögyen Dorje and Ngakma Zér-mé Dri´mèd in Alameda, CA.
Meditation Group 22  June
Meditation group with Naljorpa Ögyen Dorje and Ngakma Zér-mé Dri´mèd in Alameda, CA.
Summer Event 26  June
Retreat with Ngala Rig´dzin Dorje and Tsal´gyür Wangmo in Italy.
Meditation Group: Tsog Khorlo 29  June
Meditation group with Naljorpa Ögyen Dorje and Ngakma Zér-mé Dri´mèd in Alameda, CA.

2009-04-11

Last Chance to Book - Vajra Romance Retreat - 1st May 2009 - Herefordshire, UK

Vajra Romance
The Buddhist Key to Successful Intimate Relationship
Retreat with Ngak’chang Rinpoche & Khandro Déchen


1st – 3rd May 2009


Poulstone Court, Kings Caple, Herefordshire


“To fall in love is to taste the energy of existence and non-existence. To fall in love is to go beyond the boundaries that we set up for ourselves. To experience the real meaning of a loving relationship, is to live with impeccable verve in the sheer vividness of each moment.”
Ngak’chang Rinpoche


Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen will teach on The Nyida Mélong which means ‘the mutual reflection of Sun and Moon’.


Poulstone Court, Kings Caple, Herefordshire, HR1 4UA, UK.


Cost £165 for the weekend, commencing on Friday evening and concluding on Sunday lunchtime.


For further details, please see the Aro Events
listing.

If you wish to book a place on this retreat, please use the booking form


For more information contact kira.oreilly@gmail.com or call +44 (0)7846 269004

2009-04-08

Test message - Please ignore

Dear everyone,

This is just a test of the link between the Aro-Announce blog (http://aro-announce.blogspot.com/) and the Aro-announce mailing list (http://arobuddhism.org/community/newsletters.html). If this works, anything posted to the blog will also be mailed to the mailing list.

There is no need to reply to this message.

My apologies in advance if this posting/email uncovers any quirks in the system which result in you receiving a number of strange messages.

The photograph which you should see as part of this message is of Sgwd yr Eira, a waterfall in Wales.

With best wishes and thanks for your forbearance,

Ngakpa 'o-Dzin