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

2020 Monthly Vajrayana practice

February

Saturday 1 at 4.30pm – Green Tara
Tuesday 4 at 8pm – Guru Rinpoche
Sunday 9 at 12 noon – Amitabha
Saturday 15 at 10am – 16 Arhats
Saturday 15 at 2.30pm – Green Tara
Tuesday 18 at 8pm – Dorje Phagmo

March

Saturday 7 at 4.30pm – Green Tara
Wednesday 4 at 8pm – Guru Rinpoche
Monday 9 at 8pm – 16 Arhats (Chotrul Duchen)
Saturday 14 at 10am – 16 Arhats
Saturday 14 at 2.30pm – Green Tara
Wednesday 18 at 8pm – Dorje Phagmo
Monday 23 at 8pm – Long Mahakala

April

Friday 3 at 8pm – Guru Rinpoche
Saturday 4 at 4.30 pm – Green Tara
Wednesday 8 at 8pm – Amitabha
Friday 17 at 8pm – Dorje Phagmo
Tuesday 21 at 8pm – Long Mahakala
Saturday 25 at 10am – 16 Arhats
Saturday 25 at 2.30pm – Green Tara

May

Saturday 2 at 4.30pm – Green Tara
Sunday 3 at 12 noon – Guru Rinpoche
Thursday 7 at 8pm – Amitabha
Sunday 17 at 12 noon – Dorje Phagmo
Thursday 21 at 8pm – Long Mahakala
Saturday 23 at 10am – 16 Arhats
Saturday 23 at 2.30pm – Green Tara

June

Monday 1 at 8pm – Guru Rinpoche
Friday 5 at 8pm – Amitabha
Monday 15 at 8pm – Dorje Phagmo
Saturday 20 at 10 am 16 Arhats
Saturday 20 at 2.30 pm – Green Tara
Saturday 20 at 8pm Long Mahakala
Saturday 27 at 4.30 pm – Green Tara
Tuesday 30 at 8pm – Guru Rinpoche

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.