Vajrayana practices

Buddhist prayerRegular Vajrayana practices are held in the shrine room at Kagyu Ling Buddhist Centre, Manchester.

It is necessary to have received initiation and instruction from a qualified Buddhist teacher to participate in these practices, although people who have taken refuge are welcome to sit in on Chenrezi and 16 Arhat pujas.

Weekly Vajrayana practices

  • Chenrezi – Sundays 10.30am and Thursdays 7.00 pm
  • Dzambhala – Mondays 8.00am
  • Medicine Buddha Wednesdays 12.15pm
  • 16th Karmapa Guru Yoga Wednesdays 7.00pm

2019 Monthly Vajrayana practice

September

  • Sunday 8 at 12 noon – Guru Rinpoche
  • Friday 13 at 8pm – Amitabha
  • Saturday 21 at 10am – 16 Arhats
  • Saturday 21 at 2.30pm – Green Tara
  • Tuesday 24 at 8pm – Dorje Phagmo
  • Friday 27 at 7pm – Long Mahakala
  • Saturday 28 at 4.30pm – Green Tara

October

  • Tuesday 8 at 8pm – Guru Rinpoche
  • Saturday 12 at 4.30 – Green Tara
  • Sunday 13 at 12noon – Amitabha
  • Wednesday 23 at 8pm – Dorje Phagmo
  • Saturday 26 at 10am – 16 Arhats
  • Saturday 26 at 2.30 – Green Tara
  • Sunday 27 at 12noon – Long Mahakala

November

  • Wednesday 6 at 8pm – Guru Rinpoche
  • Tuesday 12 at 8pm – Amitabha
  • Saturday 16 at 10am – 16 Arhats
  • Saturday 16 at 2.30pm – Green Tara
  • Tuesday 19 at 8pm – 16 Arhats (descent from Celestial Realms)
  • Friday 22 at 8pm – Dorje Phagmo
  • Saturday 23 at 4.30pm – Green Tara
  • Monday 25 at 8pm – Long Mahakala

December

  • Friday 6 at 8 pm – Guru Rinpoche
  • Saturday 7 at 4.30 – Green Tara
  • Thursday 12 at 8pm – Amitabha
  • Saturday 14 at 10am – 16 Arhats
  • Saturday 21 at 8pm – Dorje Phagmo
  • Wednesday 25 at 7pm – Long Mahakala

Meditation

Regular meditation classes are held at Kagyu Ling and in other locations across the north west.

Mind training

Mind training practice focuses particularly on the development of loving kindness and compassion. Mind training sessions are held at Kagyu Ling on Thursdays.