New Essence of Vajrayana Practice Class

Wednesday 9:30am - 11:00am

4953 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90027

New Essence of Vajrayana: Practice Class

A rare and precious opportunity to gain practical experience of the Heruka body mandala self-generation practice of the Ganden Oral Lineage.
**For those with Highest Yoga Tantra Empowerments or the intention to receive them asap.

Part 1: The Preliminaries
September 26: Refuge, Bodhichitta & Purification
October 3: Visualizing the Field of Merit: Guru Heruka
October 10 Receiving the Four Empowerments
October 17 Accomplishing Spontaneous Great Bliss

Part 2: The Actual Practice of Self-Generation
November 14 Bringing Death Into the Path
November 21 Checking Meditation on Basis Heruka
November 28 Checking Meditation on the Body Mandala
December 5 Non-Dual Appearance & Emptiness

About the teacher

Gen Kelsang Rigpa

Resident Teacher and Western US National Spiritual Director. Gen Kelsang Rigpa is an American Buddhist monk, the Western US National Spiritual Director and the Resident Teacher at KMC-Hollywood. He is a close disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, having received lineage blessings and oral transmissions directly from him. Gen Rigpa’s heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. He shows the joy of living a spiritual life, and is an inspiring example of Buddhism in practice. Through his clear presentation, he is able to help student discover for themselves how to integrate these timeless teachings into our modern world, making everyday life joyful and meaningful.

  • Wednesday
  • 9:30am - 11:00am
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood
  • 4953 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90027

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