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Residential Winter Retreat with Tsering Paldron

November 16 @ 3:00 pm - November 18 @ 4:00 pm

APPLYING THE THREE YANAS IN EVERYDAY LIFE

It is with great pleasure that Bodhicharya London and Kent announce dates for our second Residential Retreat with Tsering Paldron.

THE THREE YANAS

The Three Yanas are the “Three Vehicles” of Buddhism also known as the Sravakayana, Mahayana and Vajrayana when understood in the context of the Vajrayana. Each one emphasises a slightly different approach to Awakening and this residential retreat will serve as an introduction to these three approaches and some of the main practices each one focuses on. Most particularly, the retreat will help us distil the essence of each Yana and their practices and explain them in an easy to understand way so that we can apply their teachings and methods in our everyday life, for our benefit and the benefit of others.

This retreat is open to everyone.

Please see below for all the information and booking instructions and don’t delay to pay your deposit if you would like to attend, as based on the popularity and success of the retreat last year, we predict places will fill up very quickly.

ABOUT TSERING PALDRON

Tsering Paldron was born in Lisbon, Portugal and traveled to Brussels at the age of 19 where she discovered Tibetan Buddhism. Her spiritual journey started in 1973. She did a three years’ retreat in the 80’s in France, under the guidance of Dudjom Rinpoche and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and under the supervision of Pema Wangyal Rinpoche. She has received teachings from many other lamas of all schools of Tibetan Buddhism.

She has been teaching and traveling for the past 25 years, has written a number of books, mainly in Portuguese. The Adventures of Tashi, the Tibetan Cricket – a children’s book – is available in English, French and German.

She gives regular courses, seminars, talks and meditation classes and is in charge of Bodhicharya Portugal. She is regularly invited to teach in the UK, in Berlin and St. Martin (Caribbean), in Bodhicharya and other Buddhist groups.

http://tseringpaldron.net/

DETAILS, COST and BOOKING INSTRUCTIONS

Full Weekend (16 residents):

£205.00 En-suite Room
£185.00 Non En-suite Room (limited number)

Includes – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Tea, Coffee, Cake, Accommodation, Teachings and Body Work

***The cost is not inclusive of “dana”/“generosity” or donations for Tsering. There will be a collection during the weekend for Tsering, so please give what you can and reflect on the personal value of the teachings you are receiving when doing so. Thank you for your generosity***

Food
All food is vegetarian, however vegan, sugar free, diary free and gluten free can be catered for with “prior” notification.

Accommodation
Please note most rooms are twin and you will be required to share. If you have a friend that wishes to attend please let us know when booking so we can put you in the same room.

A deposit of £50 is required to secure a room with the balance due one month before the weekend retreat. You can also pay in full.

If you wish to attend please email Kelly on the following:
kellymerryweather@googlemail.com

For more information on the venue please visit Claridge House website.

www.claridgehousequaker.org.uk

RETREAT SCHEDULE

“Applying the Three Yanas in Everyday Life”
with Tsering Paldron

FRIDAY
3:00 Arrival
4:00 TBC
5:00 Teaching by Tsering
6:30 Evening Meal
7:45 – 8:30 Meditation
Free Time

SATURDAY (Silent Day)
7:40am – 8:40am Meditation
8:45 – 9:30 Breakfast
9:30 – 10:30 Meditation
10:30 – 12:00 Teachings by Tsering
12:00 – 1:00 Body Work – TBC
1:00 Lunch
2:00 – 3:00 Free time – Interviews with Tsering
3:30 – 4:30 Meditation
4:30 – 6:00 Teaching by Tsering
6:00 – 6:30 Body Work – TBC
6:30 Dinner

Free Time

SUNDAY
7:40 – 8:40 Meditation
8:45 Breakfast
9:30 – 10:00 Meditation
10:00 – 11:30 Teachings by Tsering
11:30 – 12:30 Body Work – TBC
1:00 Lunch
2:00 – 3:00 Free Time – Interviews with Tsering
3:00 – 4:00 Teaching with Tsering

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Details

Start:
November 16 @ 3:00 pm
End:
November 18 @ 4:00 pm
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Bodhicharya-Kent/events/253097251/

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Bodhicharya Kent
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https://www.meetup.com/Bodhicharya-Kent/