Happy Losar – Tibetan New Year. Everyone at Aro Ling Buddhist Centre wishes you a healthy, happy and prosperous year of the Wood Ewe.
We have one main event in March, a new scheduled event plus the ongoing regular classes and groups. Don't forget that this Saturday, 7th March, is the first of the month. Do come along to Discovering Spaciousness of Mind, 10 - 12.
March 13 – 15
Songs of the Owl Faced Dakini
A weekend retreat of 5 sessions – attend 1 or as many sessions as you wish
£6 a session, £25 for all 5 sessions paid as one sum
Session 1: Friday March 13th 19:00 – 20:30
Fundamental Certainties – the first and most fundamental teaching of Buddhism: the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path
Session 2: Saturday March 14th 10:00 – 12:00
Being a Buddhist – taking refuge, becoming a Buddhist, and living within the five precepts; understanding the principles of Buddhism
(NB this is a teaching on the topic. Attending this session does not
mean you are committing to becoming a Buddhist or to the Aro gTér
Lineage. There will be a refuge ceremony on the Sunday morning if it is requested.)
Session 3: Saturday March 14th 14:00 – 16:00
Irrepressible Expansiveness – the 10 paramitas as a means of becoming a Bodhisattva, an Awakened-Mind Warrior
Session 4: Saturday March 14th 18:00 – 20:00
Tantric Empowerment – transmission of the practice of Padmasambhava, the tantric Buddha and founder of the Nyingma tradition of Buddhism in Tibet
Session 5: Sunday March 15th 10:00 – 12:00
Cyclic existence – the
mechanism of samsara; how we maintain the cycle of dissatisfaction and
how to let this patterning dissolve and unravel itself of itself
Ngakma Nor’dzin and Ngakpa ’ö-Dzin will lead this weekend of
teachings. The Songs of the Owl-faced Dakini encompass the teachings of
Sutra presented from the basis of Inner Tantra.
Please let us know if you would like to be included in the booking for lunch on Saturday 14th at a local restaurant.
New event at Aro Ling starting Tuesday 10th March:
Aro Ling is hosting two Welsh language conversation meetings for Welsh learners: Tuesdays at 13:15 and Wednesdays at 16:15. Everyone welcome whatever your level of competence with the language.
Discovering the Spaciousness of Mind – first Saturday of each month, 10 – 12, £5
Tibetan Yoga for the over 50s – Tuesday, one hour class 10:30 re,quested donation £3
Guided Meditation – Tuesday, 12:00 – 13:00, requested donation £3
Siop Siarad – Tuesdays, 13:15
Meditation Group – Tuesday, 19:00 – 20:30, requested donation £5
Tibetan Yoga – Wednesday, one hour class 14:00, requested donation £3
Children’s Story-time – Wednesday, 15:45 – 16:15, requested donation £1
Siop Siarad – Wednesday, 16:15
Tibetan Yoga – Wednesday, one hour class 17:30, requested donation £3
Tibetan Yoga – Thursday, one hour class at 10:30, requested donation £3
Guided Meditation – Thursday, 12:00 – 13:00, requested donation £3