10:00 – 16:00 One day retreat on Vajrayana teachings (all welcome – refreshments provided for tea breaks, please bring a packed lunch)
A donation of around £25 is requested.
10:00 – 11:00 meditation and yogic song (all welcome) £5 donation
11:30 – 12:30 Jong Dar (all welcome) £5 donation
13:00 – 15:00 tsog’khorlo ceremony (booking and prior introduction to the practice required; £5 donation)
Saturday Vajrayana teachings – please see the schedule and details for these at aro-ling.org/cardiff or at MeetUp.com/aro-ling-cardiff. 10:00 - 11:00
Meditation and Yogic Song – open to anyone who wishes to learn about meditation, or wishes to strengthen and establish an existing practice. Booking not required.
Instruction on shi-nè meditation is offered, and the use of mantra, yogic song and visualisation as aids to meditation practice. Practical advice can also be given: on meditation posture, aids to sleepiness and distraction, how to view meditational experiences.
Meditation cushions, and chairs are provided for your comfort, and song sheets and instruments are available. 10:00 - 11:00
Jong Dar – the physical practices of the Aro Tradition 11:30 - 12:30Tsog’khorlo ceremony – a Tantric ritual practice of meditation, visualisation, mantra, and sharing food. Practitioners view one another as realised beings and celebrate the sharing of delightful food and inspiring company. It is necessary to have attended other events prior to joining a tsog’khorlo ceremony, and to have an understanding of its principle and function.
A £5 donation is requested to cover the cost of food to share, and attendance arranged in advance. 13:00 - 15:00