Teachings and initiations 2012 – 2014

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

2012

25 & 26 February 2012 – Lama Jampa, Manchester: Part 1 of The Telescope of Wisdom: Karma Thinley Rinpoche’s commentary on Nagarjuna’s ‘Letter to a Friend.’ Initiation of White Manjushri.

May 2012 – Lama Jampa, Harrogate: Jamgon Kontrul’s Doha of Mahamudra (Part 1). Initiation of Vajrakilaya (Chogpur Lingpa.)

11 & 12 July 2012 – HH Karmapa, Manchester: major initiation of Gyalwa Gyamtso (Red Chenrezik)

10 September 2012 – Lama Jampa, Harrogate: Jamgon Kotrul’s Doha of Mahamudra (Part 2.) Initiation of Lion’s Speech Manjushri.

8 & 9 December 2012 – Lama Jampa, Manchester: Part 2 of The Telescope of Wisdom: Karma Thinley Rinpoche’s commentary on Nagarjuna’s ‘Letter to a Friend.’ Initiation of Vajrasattva. (Choling tradition.)

2013

5 January 2013 – lungs given by Lama Jampa at Kagyu Ling: Guru Yoga of the four sessions, by Mikyo Dorje (8th Karmapa); Guide to the practice of the Guru Yoga of the four sessions, by Karma Chame; Seedlings of the four kayas – Guru Yoga of the 16th Karmapa; Shower of Blessings – Guru Rinpoche guru yoga with tsok, by Jamgon Ju Mipham; Short prayer to Vajradhara; Madakma offering ritual to the Karma Kagyu protectors by Karmapa Mikyo Dorje; Aspiration prayer for the definitive realisation of Mahamudra by Karmapa Rangjung Dorje.

9 & 10 February 2013 – Lama Jampa, Manchester: Part 3 of The Telescope of Wisdom: Karma Thinley Rinpoche’s commentary on Nagarjuna’s ‘Letter to a Friend.’ Initiation of Green Tara (Choling tradition – Chogyur Dechen Lingpa)

6 & 7 July 2013. Lama Jampa, Manchester: Part 4 of The Telescope of Wisdom: Karma Thinley Rinpoche’s commentary on Nagarjuna’s ‘Letter to a Friend.’ Initiation of Chenrezik from the lineage of Atisha.

21 September 2013 – Lama Jampa, Harrogate. Teaching on Dampa Sanje’s ‘One hundred pieces of advice to the people of Tingri.’ (Part 1). Initiation of Sangdu Vajrasattva from the Guhasamajo tradition.

30 November & 1 December 2013 – Lama Jampa, Manchester: Part 1 of The Lamp that Dispels Darkness – Karma Thinley Rinpoche’s commentary on Karmapa Rangjung Dorje’s ‘Distinguishing Consciousness and Primordial Wisdom’. Initiation of Amitabha from the sky treasure of Mingyur Dorje.

2014

8 & 9 February 2014 – Lama Jampa, Manchester. Part 2 of The Lamp that Dispels Darkness – Karma Thinley Rinpoche’s commentary on Karmapa Rangjung Dorje’s ‘Distinguishing Consciousness and Primordial Wisdom).

31 May & 1 June 2014 – Shamar Rinpoche, Manchester. Lojong teaching of Konchok Yenlak.

5 & 6 July 2014 – Lama Jampa, Manchester: Part 3 of The Lamp that Dispels Darkness – Karma Thinley Rinpoche’s commentary on Karmapa Rangjung Dorje’s ‘Distinguishing Consciousness and Primordial Wisdom). Plus Bodhicitta vow.

13 September 2014 – Lama Jampa, Harrogate: Teaching on Dampa Sanje’s ‘One hundred pieces of advice to the people of Tingri.’ (Part 2.) Initiation of Medicine Buddha, Sky Dharma lineage.

29 & 30 November 2014 – Lama Jampa, Manchester: Part 4 of The Lamp that Dispels Darkness – Karma Thinley Rinpoche’s commentary on Karmapa Rangjung Dorje’s ‘Distinguishing Consciousness and Primordial Wisdom) . Initiation of Manjushri Lion’s speech from the lineage of 9th Karmapa.