Amithaba Empowerment and Phowa Teaching July 8-15

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Amithaba Empowerment and Phowa Teaching July 8-15

Postby phantom59 » Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:43 am

Event : Amithaba Empowerment and Phowa Teaching
Date : July 8 - 15
Venue : Palyul Nyingma Buddhist Assosiation
Address : 721 Geylang Road (directly opposite Lorong 42 Geylang)
Map :
http://www.streetdirectory.com/asia_tra ... ite_50798/
Website : http://www.palyulsg.org
Programme :
July 9
10:00am Amithaba Empowerment
2:00pm - 5:00pm Phowa teaching

July 9 - 14 8:00pm
Phowa practice

July 15 2:00pm
Phowa Test(standing Blade of Grass)

Phowa is a complete practice unto itself and a very direct method that involves visualization, chanting, and meditation. "Phowa" (prononce "poh-wah") translates as the "transference of consciousness." It is one of the most essential practices we can do, one that can help us prepare for our own deaths or help us when we experience the deaths of those we love.

The practice of Phowa is a very direct method involving visualization and mantra. This intensive instruction usually takes about five days in a retreat setting, and brings about physical and mental changes by opening the central energy channel in our bodies.
At the conclusion of the practice, a simple test is offered for those who wish it to seek for signs of accomplishment.
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