Teachings and initiations 2017

Lama Jampa Thaye

It is important to keep a record of the teachings we have received. Receiving the relevant initiation or reading transmission (Tib: lung) is what allows us to practise or study a teaching.

Shedra 25 & 26 February 2017

Rays of the Stainless Vajra Moon by Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye
Reading transmission (lung) given for the text from the beginning (on Saturday morning 25th) then for the sections studied during this weekend (to mid-2A2B4).

Recollection of the Three Jewels Sutra
Lung given at the end of the Sunday morning session.
This prayer is part of the Nyungne retreat practice.

Initiation of Amitayus from the lineage of Thangtong Gyalpo
Sunday afternoon 26 February.

Long Life Sadhana of Thangtong Gyalpo
Lung given for The Close Lineage Sadhana of Long Life
connected with The Pure Vision Word-Treasure
Sunday afternoon 26 February. 

Kagyu Ling 18 February 2017

Lungs given for:

Chenrezi sadhana of Thangtong Gyalpo
Praise of the Twelve Deeds of the Buddha
Short Prayer to Vajradhara
Short Dewachen Prayer
Short Offering to Mahakala
King of Aspiration Prayers
Eight Verses of Mind Training
Mind Training Practice: Supplication to the Lineage and Seven Branch Prayer

Kagyu Ling 1 May 2017

Lung for Kagyu Ngondro by 9th Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje

Shedra 1 and 2 July 2017

Rays of the Stainless Vajra Moon by Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye
Lama Jampa taught the third and final part of the Rays of the Stainless Vajra Moon. Reading transmission (lung) given for the text from mid-2A2B4.

Initiation of Medicine Buddha from the Sky Dharma lineage of Mingyur Dorje
Including the lung for the practice of Medicine Buddha, The River of Lapis Lazuli. Sunday afternoon 26 February.

The Five Deities of Gyalwa Gyamtso
Lung given at the end of the Sunday initiation: this practice is only for those who received the initiation of Gyalwa Gyamtso given in Manchester by HH 17th Karmapa.

Kagyu Ling July 2017

Tuesday 25 July
Rays of the Stainless Vajra Moon by Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye

Thursday 27 July (Dharmachakra Day)
Heart Sutra

Sunday 30 July (at Chenrezi Puja)
Shower of Blessings Guru Yoga & Tsok Puja (of Guru Rinpoche) by Mipham Rinpoche

Monday 31 July and Tuesday 1 August
Kagyu Ngondro by 9th Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje and commentary Torch of Certainty by Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye

Shedra 2 & 3 December 2017

Pointing the Finger at the Dharmakaya:  Lama Jampa began teachings on this Mahamudra practice text by the 9th Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje.

Visit Lama Jampa’s website for a detailed summary of the teaching.

Sunday 3 December 2017
Initiation of Manjushri Lion’s Roar from the lineage of Karma Chagme.