Event : Summer Retreat at July 24 - August 8
Venue : Benchen Phuntsok Ling, Allmuthen 5,
4760 Manderfeld, Belgium
Map : http://www.benchen.org/en/benchen-phunt ... e/map.html
Website :http://www.benchen.org/en/benchen-phunt ... ourse.html
Registration : http://www.benchen.org/benchen-phuntsok ... ation.html
Contact : http://www.benchen.org/en/benchen-phunt ... ntact.html
Tenga Rinpoche decided to continue the teaching "The Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen". This text was composed by the great master Karma Chagme.During teachings and empowerments there will be translations into English and German.
7.00 AM Tara Puja
10.00 AM Teachings
2.30 PM Teachings
5.00 PM Mahakala Puja
8.00 PM Chenrezig Puja
Dates during the Summer course
July 24 2.30 AM Saturday
Course begins, Dorje Phurpa Empowerment
July 31 Saturday 2.30 PM
Chime Phagmai Nyingthig Empowerment ("The Heart Essence of the Sublime Lady of Immortality"). This is a special long life practice of White Tara, a mind treasure (Gong Ter) of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo.
August 2 Monday No Teaching
August 7 Saturday 2.30 PM Tsepagme Empowerment
Guruyoga and Tsok offering to the Mahasiddha Milarepa
Course ends after lunch
There will be various workshops:
Torma making, Ritual music, Tibetan language, Thangka painting, Tai Chi
In addition there will be instructions on various sadhanas.
July 20 - 22
White Tara ritual (Drölkar Ngödrup Küntsöl)with Tenga Rinpoche
Gönkar (White Mahakala) Retreat with Tenga Rinpoche
How to reach Benchen Phuntsok Ling, Allmuthen 5, 4760 Manderfeld, Belgium?http://www.benchen.org/en/benchen-phunt ... e/map.html
From Cologne take the A1 autobahn till exit ”Blankenheim”. Turn right onto the secondary road B51 till exit ”Kronenburg”. Turn on to B421 and continue through Kronenburg and Hallschlag.Direction ”St. Vith” Follow through until you can take the right fork onto B265, direction ”Losheim” (post code 53940 Losheim/Eifel). At Hotel ”Balter” turn left, direction and then immediately turn sharp left, direction ”Allmuthen” and you will notice a sign ”Benchen Phuntsok Ling”. After approx. 1000meters you are in Benchen Phuntsok Ling.
Coming from the South there are several possibilities on the autobahn and secondary roads. The easiest is to take the autobahn A60 until exit ”Prüm”. Continue through Prüm onto B265 until you notice shortly before Losheim on your left hand side the hotel ”Balter”. Then see above.
If you come by car from Brussels go on the A3/E40, Direction Liege, pass Liege. At the Motorway-Intersection Battice go on the A 2/E42, Direction Tréves/Spa/Verviers/Battice.
At Exit11/Malmedy leave the Motorway on to N 68, Direction Marche/Stavelot/Waimes/Malmedy. After 800 Meter go on the N62, Direction Gohimont, then after 5 km, turn left onto N632, Direction Waimes. You follow the N632 through Waimes, Büttgenbach and Büllingen (Bullange), Direction Prüm. At Losheimergraben you will pass the german border and go straight on B265 through Losheim. A few 100 Meters after Losheim, go right direction Manderfeld and after only 80 Meters, go left to Allmuthen, Benchen Phunstok Ling.
From Cologne take the train to Jünkerath and then a taxi to Allmuthen (about 17km, approx. 20.- Euro). Taxi phone +49 (0)6557 12 00. You can find a timetable for trains at http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/
The nearest airports are Cologne and Düsseldorf.