Parting from th 4 Attachments by Khenpo Ngawang Jorden Feb15

Parting from th 4 Attachments by Khenpo Ngawang Jorden Feb15

Postby phantom59 » Sun Feb 12, 2012 4:20 am

Event : Parting from th 4 Attachments by Khenpo Ngawang Jorden
Date : Feb 15-26
Venue : Sakya Tenphel Ling
Address : 5, Pasir Ris Drive 4
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Programme :
Parting from th 4 Attachments
'If you cling to this life, you are not a practtitioner;
If you cling tom the 3 realms,you do not have renunciation;
If you cling to self, you do not have enlightened mind;
If grasping arises, you do not have the view.'
Feb 15 8-10pm The importance of Lojong, Mind Training and Introduction
Paring from the 1st Clinging
Feb 16 8-10pm Parting from the 1st Clinging
Feb 17 8-10pm Parting from the 1st Clinging
Feb 18 3-6pm Parting from the 1st and 2nd Clinging
Feb 19 8-10pm Parting from the 2nd Clinging
Feb 20 8-10pm Parting from the 2nd and 3rd Clinging
Feb 22 8-10pm Parting from the 3rd and 4th Clinging
Feb 24 8-10pm Parting from the 4th Clinging
Samatha/Blue Flower meditation
Feb 25 3-6pm Samatha meditation
Feb 26 3-6pm Samatha meditation, Speech and Farewell Dinner

Dr. Ngawang Jorden who is the Principal of IBA will conduct the Teaching on “Parting from the 4 Clinging” in which our founder Lineage Guru Sachen Kunga Nyingpo received it directly from Manjushri in His pure vision. These 4 verses contained the essence of all the Teachings in the Mahayana and is a very important mind training teaching of the Sakyapa Tradition. Dr. Jorden will present it in a simple and thorough manner so that all students attending can grasp the gist and the profundity at the end of the Teaching. We wish all those who attended will benefit greatly from it this time.

The Blue Flower Meditation is Shamatha Mediation, and is basically a continuation from the fourth parting. After turning our mind to the Path of the Buddha Dharma, we seek to develop a disciplined mind. For this we need to change our present mental disposition which is in the state of distraction and confusion. The practice of the Blue Flower Meditation in the Lam Dre Tradition by Virupa will lead us to attaining a state of calm abiding. This one-pointed concentration meditation will free us from distracted thoughts and render our mind a suitable vessel for insight meditation of the Buddha Dharma, a path which we will embrace till we attain the enlightened state.
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Re: Parting from th 4 Attachments by Khenpo Ngawang Jorden Feb15

Postby Tara » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:11 am

Duplicate thread has been deleted.


Maybe you collect a lot of important writings,
Major texts, personal instructions, private notes, whatever.
If you haven’t practiced, books won’t help you when you die.
Look at the mind – that’s my sincere advice.

from Longchenpa's 30 Pieces of Sincere Advice

Mors certa — hora incerta
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