Program Details

Sadhana of Mahamudra


November 6 / 7:00 PM - November 6 / 8:30 PM

Our community is gathering for this precious opportunity to practice the Sadhana of Mahamudra on the evenings of the full moon. All levels of students are warmly invited to participate, which is what makes this so special. Sadhanas are usually reserved for Vajrayana practitioners. Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, offered this text to everyone because he saw great urgency in the need for the practice.The Sadhana of Mahamudra lasts about an hour, and involves both chanting and silent meditation. Texts are provided at the Center.The room location will change according to the day of the week, and happenings in our center. We may even schedule a bonfire on the beach on a warm evening! So please stay tuned. There is no cost to attend the practice, and preregistration is not necessary.


History
The Sadhana of Mahamudra is an important text composed by the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, in 1968 at Taktsang in Bhutan, in a cave where the great Tibetan Saint Padmasambhava meditated–a site held in great reverence in Buddhism. The Sadhana is the result of Trungpa Rinpoche’s exposure to both Western spiritual materialism and the wisdom of the traditional Buddhist approach to reality. The Sadhana of Mahamudra has been acknowledged as terma, which is Tibetan for “treasure” and refers to authoritative religious literature said to have been preserved in hidden places to be recovered at a point in time when needed by the world.

Price
There is no cost to attend this practice session, but donations are always welcome.


Scheule
This practice occurs on the evening of the full moon from 7 to 8:30 PM.


Upcoming 2014 Dates


January 15
February 14 cancelled for retreat
March 16
April 15
May 14
June 13
July 12
August 10
September 09
October 8
November 6
December 6
January 4, 2015
February 3, 2015

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