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

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 14 at 2.30 – Green Tara
  • Saturday 21 (time tbc) – Dorje Phagmo
  • Wednesday 25 (time tbc) – Long Mahakala

2020 Monthly Vajrayana practice

January

Sunday 5 at 12 noon – Guru Rinpoche
Wednesday 15 at 8pm – Amitabha
Saturday 18 at 10am – 16 Arhats
Saturday 18 at 2.30pm – Green Tara
Sunday 19 tbc – Dorje Phagmo
Thursday 23 at 8pm – 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.