Teachings and initiations 2008 – 2011

Please note that this list is provisional. If you can provide additional information, or have comments or corrections, please email clare.leigh@dechen.org

2008

5 July 2008 – Lama Jampa, Harrogate. Teaching on Atisha’s Precepts at Yerpa, plus initiation of Akshobia (Atisha lineage.)

22 November 2008 – Lama Jampa, Harrogate. Teaching on the Kadam Precepts of Atisha, plus Initiation of Shakyamuni Buddha and the 16 Sthaviras.

27 to 30 December 2008 – Lama Jampa, Manchester: Gampopa’s Precious Garland of the Supreme Path. 28 December 2008 – Initiation of Green Tara (Choling.) 30 December 2008 – Initiation of Vajrakilaya (Choling.)

2009

25 April 2009 – Lama Jampa, Harrogate: Initiation of Milarepa.

16 & 17 May 2009 – Lama Jampa, Manchester: Teaching on the Heart Treasure of the Sacred Ones by Patrul Rinpoche. Initiation of Chenrezig (Mingyur Dorje lineage.)

27 July 2009 – HH Karmapa, Manchester: Teaching on the 37 Practices of a Conqueror’s Child by Gyalse Tokme Zangpo. Initiation of Karma Pakshi (Yonge Mingyur Dorje lineage.)

28 July 2009 – HH Karmapa, Manchester: Initiation of White Tara of the Wish-Fulfilling Jewel (Kagyu Wish Fulfilling Jewel.)

27 – 31 December 2009 – Lama Jampa, Manchester. Instructions of the Supreme Siddhis. Lung for, and teaching on, the Aspiration Prayer of the Definitive Meaning of Mahamudra, composed by Rangjung Dorje (Part 1.)

31 December 2009 – Lama Jampa, Manchester. Initiation and lung: the close lineage of long life connected with the pure vision word treasure – Amitayus (Tangtong Gyalpo)

2010

27 February 2010 – Lama Jampa, Manchester: teaching on the King of Aspiration Prayer and commentary by Drakpa Gyaltsen (part 1) plus lung. Initiation of 1,000 Armed Chenrezig. (Lakshminkara Lineage.)

20 March 2010 – Lama Jampa, Harrogate. Teaching on Brief Advice by Patrul Rinpoche. Initiation of the Lion Speech of Manjushri. (Dampa Sanjay lineage)

15 May 2010 – Lama Jampa, Manchester. Teaching on the King of Aspiration Prayer and commentary (Part 2.) Initiation of Amitabha.

16 October 2010- Lama Jampa, Harrogate: teaching on Liberation through hearing in the bardo, plus lung.

28 – 31 December 2010 – Lama Jampa, Manchester: Teaching on the Aspiration Prayer of the Definitive Meaning of Mahamudra, composed by Rangjung Dorje (Part 2.) Initiation of Yellow Dzambhala.

2011

12 February 2011 – Lama Jampa, Harrogate: Teaching on the King of Aspiration Prayer and commentary (part 3) and initiation of Medicine Buddha.

2 & 3 April 2011 – Lama Jampa, Manchester: Teaching on 9th Karmapa’s “The Mahamudra – Eliminating the ignorance of darkness” (Part 1.) Initiation of Milarepa. Lung for Ngondro and Shower of blessings.

3 July 2011 – Lama Jampa, Manchester. Teaching on 9th Karmapa’s “The Mahamudra – Eliminating the ignorance of darkness” (Part 2.) Initiation of Chenrezig from the Sky Treasure of Mingyur Dorje. Lung for the Chenrezig sadhana of Thangtong Gyalpo. Lung for the precepts of Atisha.

10 September 2011 – Lama Jampa, Harrogate. Eight Verses of Mind Training (Geshe Langri Thangpa.) Initiation of Amitayus (nirmanakaya form – Taklung Kagyu tradition.)

3 & 4 December 2011 – Lama Jampa, Manchester. Teaching “The Mahamudra – Eliminating the Ignorance of Darkness” (Part 3.) Initiation of Green Tara from the Chokgur Dechen Lingpa linage.