Ken Holmes is currently Director of Studies at Kagyu Samye Ling and is a world renowned scholar on Tibetan Buddhism. His life is spent teaching in the Samye Dzong Buddhist Centers established by the late Akong Tulku Rinpoche, in various countries, writing and translating dharma works. We are delighted to have Ken back for another round of inspiring teachings.
“Hands-On, Heart-Felt Buddhism” – to be held over 2 weekends
Two weekends commemorating the teachings of the late Akong Tulku Rinpoche and his very direct way of highlighting the essential notions of dharma.
Dates : Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th; Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th November.
Weekend 8th/9th November: Karma and reincarnation: the key ideas distinguishing Buddhism from other faiths and underpinning the use of its techniques of compassion and meditation.
Weekend 15th/16th November : Samsara (endless worldliness) and Nirvana (definitive freedom from suffering). The teachings on suffering also include those on no-self and impermanence, the other key themes defining the Buddha’s teachings.
Venue: Kagyu Samye Dzong Harare temple, 7a Ernies Lane, Monavale, Harare.
Timings: 9.30 am – 4.00 pm (with bring and share lunch)
Cost: $80 for each weekend or $50 per day.
Retreat – “The Mahamudra prayer for every day living and developing great self-awareness and compassion”
Dates: 10th -14th November, 2014