TEACHINGS AND EMPOWERMENTS WITH VENERABLE KHENCHEN TSEWANG GYATSO RINPOCHE
September 13-15, 2013
Venerable Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso Rinpoche is a distinquished Lama of the Nyingma Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, and is recognized as an esteemed scholar, an accomplished Dzogchen master, and an authentic and highly qualified teacher from an unbroken lineage of revered Palyul/Nyingma masters. He has received all the major empowerments and transmissions of the Nyingmapa school, including the Dudjom Tersar from Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche; the Longchen Nyingthig Yabshi and Nyingma Kama from Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, and the Rinchen Terdzö and Nam Chö from His Holiness Pema Norbu Rinpoche and other eminent masters. Rinpoche graduated from a nine year curriculum at Sarnath in 1978 under the guidance of his principal teacher, Khenpo Palden Sherab Rinpoche, ranking first in all four schools of Tibetan Buddhism. For this outstanding achievement he was given the degree of Acharya (teacher or spiritual master) and awarded the Silver Medal of Honor by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
In 1983 he was enthroned as a Khenpo (professor) by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche, who also at that time selected him to be Namdroling Monastery’s main worldwide representative. He has since traveled the globe teaching, conferring empowerments, and giving personal instruction in Buddhist practice
to anyone who wished to receive it. During his first visit to Dallas in the Spring of 1998 Rinpoche founded Palyul Changchub Dhargyayling Dallas. Now a Khenchen (most honored or highest professor), Rinpoche’s profound level of accomplishment, impeccability in maintaining his vows, deep understanding of the Western mind, and precious ability to speak to all levels of students at once, make him one of the most highly respected and revered teachers of the entire Palyul/Nyingma lineage.
We are deeply honored to have our Founder and Spiritual Director Venerable Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso Rinpoche with us once again!
Schedule of Events:
Friday, September 13, 2013 (7-9PM)
RITUALS AND RELICS:
THE CREMATION CEREMONIES OF KYABJE DRUBWANG PEMA NORBU RINPOCHE
Rinpoche will give a precious teaching on the last rites of one of Buddhism’s greatest masters, and the meaning and profound blessing power of the extraordinary relics he left behind.
Saturday, September 14, 2013 (11AM-1PM)
Kurukulle is a female embodiment of enlightened wisdom, and most noted for magnetizing all possible resources to assist us. Her energetic power and activity bring benefit and auspicious circumstances to those who engage in this practice.
Saturday, September 14, 2013 (3-5PM)
TEACHING: THE HEART SUTRA Session 1
The Heart Sutra is one of Buddhism’s most well known and revered scriptures. The brief but comprehensive text is a teaching by Avalokiteshvara, Deity of Compassion, to his disciple Shariputra, and contains the essential concepts of Buddhist philosophy; Emptiness, the Skandhas, the Four Noble Truths, and the Cycle of Interdependence.
Saturday, September 14, 2013 (5:30-6:30PM)
Guru Rinpoche Day: Shower of Blessing Puja, with Rinpoche.
Sunday, September 15, 2013 (11AM-1PM)
RED GARUDA EMPOWERMENT
This is a rare Nam Cho empowerment of the garuda, an enlightened, mystical bird, often associated with subduing provocations from the naga realm. The transformational practice of the Red Garuda provides one with an ability to conquer the imbalances of external disturbing forces, as well as healing physical, mental and emotional illnesses of the body and mind.
Sunday, September 15, 2013 (3-5PM)
TEACHING: THE HEART SUTRA Session 2
Location: 1501-C Pipeline Road East, Bedford, TX 76022
$25 for each Sat/Sun session.
There is no charge for the Friday Public Talk.
Scholarships Available: No one turned away for lack of funds.
We look forward to having you with us!
MAY ALL BEINGS BENEFIT!