EVENTS IN OCTOBER

12- 14 October HEART SUTRA - PRAJNAPARAMITA with ven. Khenpo Tashi Sangpo Amipa  
Prajnaparamita is the perfection of wisdom, the most profound essence of Buddhist Philosophy. It says 'All the buddhas who dwell in the three times also manifestly, completely awaken to unsurpassable, perfect, complete enlightenment in reliance on the perfection of wisdom'.
Teaching schedule: Friday 20:30 – 21:30, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 – 12:00 and 13:30 – 15:30
Teachings are in English with consecutive translation to Italian. No pre-registration is necessary.

Weekly activities, Sepember 2018

TUE, 4.9 Tuesday Study and Meditation with Khenpo Tashi 19.15 - 20.30   His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche (41st Sakya Trizin) birthday celebrations
"Chinlab Tsarsum Khugpa" / Guruyoga practice and long life prayers.
Please, bring your practice text with you, if you have it.

FRI, 7.9. H. H. Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche's birthday We will celebrate His Holiness's birthday on 4th Sept. No activities at the center on 7th.    

TUE, 11.9. Tuesday Study and Meditation with Brigitte
19.15 - 20.30   THE COMPLETE PATH: Sakya Pandita's Thupa Gongsal, “Guru's words on the paramita of concentration”
We will listen to a recording of a teaching by Ven. Khenchen Sherab Amipa Rinpoche on Sakya Pandita's “Thupa Gongsal”.
20.30 - 21.00 Meditation

TUE, 18.9. Tuesday Study and Meditation with Ani Laura
19.15 - 20.30   3 realms: desire realm, form realm and formless realm
Beings and karma that propels these beings to take rebirth in different realms.
20.30 - 21.00 Meditation

TUE, 25.9. Tuesday Study and Meditation with Khenpo Tashi
19.15 - 20.15  LOJONG - MIND TRAINING TEACHINGS
20.15 - 20.45 Meditation on Buddha Avalokiteshvara

HOMAGE TO THE GURU

On 14 April 2014 at 11:04 our belowed Guru left his body, however we are constantly surprised by his relentless capacity to continue to transmit the pure Holy Dharma.

His journey was accompanied with prayers and practices performed at his home in Rikon, where his precious presence has been felt strongly day and night.


In accordance with Tibetan tradition, many auspicious prayers and rituals were performed for our Guru for at Rikon, his centers and many different monasteries for  seven consecutive weeks. 
 
Khenchen Lama Sherab dedicated his whole being to the practice of Dharma and was awarded the highest level of recognition from the Sakya monastic university. In the 60', he was chosen by His Holiness Dalai Lama to offer support to the first Tibetan refugee settlement in exile in Switzerland. However, his mission did not end there; he founded various Dharma centres throughout Europe and shared his profound spiritual experience of great loving kindness and wisdom with his followers.

He was a role model Dharma practitioner, a living example of profound faith that transcends the impermanence of phenomenal world. He taught us that it is the role of the disciples to give rebirth to the Masters through our sincere devotion and practice in accordance with the instructions we have received.

He offered all he had and clearly showed us the Path to follow. If we follow his instructions, there is absolutely no doubt we shall reach the state, where the feeling of sorrow and separation from what we think we had lost vanishes completely.

He did not leave us behind; he only temporarily changed his teaching method. He is with us every time we perform a virtuous deed and we are putting into practice his teachings every time our face radiates with a smile filled with love, and we are getting more and more familiar with the Dharma every time we make the right decision.

A disciple in harmony with oneself is never alone.