Avalokitesvara Blessing & Practice
Spirit & Soul: Healing in Tibetan Buddhism
Sunday, October 18, 2009Florence Civic Center, Park Street, Florence from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
$20 per session; students and seniors: $10 per session; Day of the event: $25 & $12 WMASS Tibetan Association members: sliding scale of $5 to $10 per session
Khen Rinpoche will offer opening prayers to Avalokitesvara with audience participation chanting the mantra. Professor Gardiner will give an overview of meditative practices in Buddhist traditions and the method of deity yoga in Tibetan Buddhism. Rinpoche will then give an Avalokitesvara blessing and lead a guided meditation in Avalokitesvara (Chenrezig) practice. There will be opportunity for questions and answers. A condensed text (sadhana) will be available for daily practice. Open to all, regardless of prior initiation or practice.
Presented in partnership with the Friends of Khen Rinpoche and the Manjushri Institute for Buddhist Studies