Sangha

Buddhist prayersThis section of the website provides information for sangha members – people who have taken refuge as Buddhists and are part of the Kagyu Dechen Buddhism north west community.

Diary dates 

24 July 2021, 2pm to 5pm: garden party at Kagyu Ling. More information in What’s On.

7 August 2021: Dzambala retreat day at Kagyu Ling. Anyone who has received the initiation of yellow Dzambala is welcome to attend the retreat day.

Sessions will be led by Mike Chavez Dawson: 9am – 10.30am; 11am-12.30pm; 2pm -3.30pm and 4pm-5.30pm. 

Attendance must be booked in advance – email mikechavezdawson@yahoo.com

Food will not be provided so bring your own packed lunch if you plan to stay all day.

Study group – Patterns in Emptiness

John Sainsbury leads an online study group each Monday at 8pm, looking at Lama Jampa’s 2017 book ‘Patterns in Emptiness.’ Sessions are designed for people who have had the teaching but other experienced practitioners may join. The book is available in the Kagyu Ling shop at £12.

Zoom link: Patterns in Emptiness study group

Meditation classes

Classes at Kagyu Ling are held each Wednesday from 10.30am to 11.30am and 8pm to 9pm, and each Friday from 8pm to 9pm.

Meditation Zones

Online Meditation Zones are held every Tuesday and Thursday using Zoom. Meditation Zones are open sessions, and all are welcome. Each session includes an explanation of a simple calming meditation practice, and a brief talk on a key aspect of the Buddha’s teachings.

Visit What’s On for Meditation Zone times and Zoom links.

Feedback

If you have any ideas for how to improve this section of the website, please get in touch. Email clare.leigh@dechen.org or simon.rowan@dechen.org with comments and suggestions.