Jampa Ling Summer Programme Announced 2018

2018-08-09T15:20:32+00:00April 26th, 2018|Email News, News|

Sun 29th April          

10.30am – 4pm

MEDITATION FOR BEGINNERS      

Feeling anxious or stressed?   Learn techniques on how to develop a calm and peaceful mind through meditation. The value of meditation in different areas of our lives is     gaining recognition in health, education and for general health and       well-being. This one-day introduction to meditation can give you a     personal experience of a calmer and more peaceful mind.

Booking essential, please contact the centre.           Cost: €60 including lunch.

 

Weekend of   Sat 12th & Sun 13th May

SANGHA AND FRIENDS WEEKEND      

A weekend for students and friends of Jampa Ling to come and relax at the centre, renew friendships and enjoy the daily practices. Events include, Meditation, Tai Ji, Yoga and the Buddhist game of Rebirth.

Booking essential, please contact the centre.     Cost: €80 includes 2 nights accommodation and full board.

 

 Weekend of Sat 19th & Sun 20th May

A PEACEFUL MIND—A PEACEFUL LIFE  

This is a weekend of guided meditations to help us develop awareness of what brings us peace of mind and harmony in our lives. We all wish for a calmer and more fulfilling life and these meditations help us look at what may bring us this. There will be sitting meditations and a period of     walking meditation. It will be possible to have a discussion or question and answer period on the Saturday night if participants would like that.       You are welcome to arrive on the Friday evening. The weekend starts at 10am Saturday.

Booking essential, please contact the centre.

Cost: Residential €180. Non Residential €120. One day €60

 

Saturday 26th May  

10.30am – 4.30pm

ONE DAY YOGA/GENTLE STRESS RELIEF

In our modern society we are constantly overstimulated by phones, social media, TV and advertisements. Relaxing and calming down can be     difficult at times; body and mind react with impatience, anxiety, muscle tension and sleeping problems. Yoga can’t provide an instant cure but with a regular practice it can help to ease tension and unwind a busy mind. This workshop provides a simple introduction to yoga asanas (exercises), breathing and mindfulness techniques. The yoga practice is suitable for all   abilities and is focused on Hatha Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra.

Booking essential, please contact the centre.   Cost: €60 including lunch. Please arrive at the latest by 9.45am in order to settle in. All the proceeds will be donated to the Jampa Ling House Purchase Fund.

*On this weekend we are holding two events. Some people may enjoy the   opportunity to stay on Saturday night and participate in Saga Dawa (the celebration of the Buddha’s birthday) the next day.

 

Sunday 27th May

Starts at 11am

VESAK SAGA DAWA

The celebration of the Buddha’s birthday, enlightenment and entering nirvana. It is also known as Vesak in Sanskrit. We invite you to share this special day at Jampa Ling as we celebrate with a smoke puja (traditional Tibetan purification ceremony) in the garden and prayers in the Shrine Room with the gracious presence of Ven. Lama Panchen Ötrul Rinpoche. Please bring vegetarian food to share and your musical instruments if you would like to play!

Cost: free. Everyone welcome.

 

Sat 2nd June

Starts at 10.30am

A DAY OF SITTING WITH RINPOCHE

This day will be a one-off opportunity to spend time sitting with Rinpoche and receive instruction in Buddhist practice and meditation. People with experience can deepen their practice and new people can get a taste of what Buddhism and meditation are about.

Booking essential, please contact the centre.

Cost: €60 including lunch.

*On this weekend we are holding two events. Some people may enjoy the   opportunity to stay on Saturday night and participate in the Long Life Prayers for Rinpoche the next day.

 Sun 3rd June

Starts at 10am

LONG LIFE PRAYERS FOR PANCHEN ÖTRUL RINPOCHE                                                                                  As Rinpoche’s students we are greatly indebted to him for our progress in the Dharma. His presence, his knowledge and skill as a teacher are     essential to us all as we try to make progress. It is with this thought that we gather to pray for his continuing good health and long life.   The prayers and practices are to help to bring us closer to Rinpoche and help him transmit the teachings to us.

Please bring vegetarian food to share.       Cost: free

 

Weekend of Sat 16th & Sun 17th June

UNPLUGGED WEEKEND                                            

Disconnect from your phone, reconnect with yourself. Feel refreshed and recharged from the benefits of detoxing from your phone for a while.     Take time to relax your mind through guided and silent meditations.     Enjoy some gentle relaxing yoga during the day in the supportive setting offered by a traditional Tibetan Buddhist centre. The weekend includes a fabulous walk in the countryside and super-healthy and delicious vegetarian food in the company of like-minded people.

Booking essential, please contact the centre. The weekend starts at 10.30 on Saturday morning. You are welcome to arrive on the Friday evening. Cost: Residential €180. Non Residential €120. One day €60

 

Thursday 21st June

Starts at 2.30pm

SUMMER SOLSTICE                                                      

Midsummer’s Day has been a traditional time for friends to gather together and mark this significant occasion in the yearly round. Summer solstice ceremonies have been carried out for many centuries in Tibet and other areas of the world. In Tibet, Buddhist ceremonies are done to purify the environment of any negative energies. The ceremonies start in the shrine room at Jampa Ling and continue in the gardens.

Cost: free. Everyone welcome

 

Saturday 23rd June      

10.30am -4.30pm

YOGA AND MEDITATION—ONE DAY RETREAT                                                            

In this workshop we will fuse gentle yoga asanas (exercises) and simple meditation techniques to heighten body awareness and develop mindfulness in our daily life. A harmonious balance of yoga and meditation strengthens body and mind for all the challenges we have to face. This yoga practice is suitable for all abilities, especially beginners, and is focused on Hatha Yoga and Pranayama (breathing exercises).

Booking essential, please contact the centre. Please arrive at the latest by 9.45am in order to settle in.

Cost: €60 including lunch. All the proceeds will be donated to the Jampa Ling House Purchase Fund.

 

Thursday 28th June

UNIVERSAL DAY OF PRAYER                                          

A day of prayer for world peace, initiated by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Prayers will be said over the course of the day.

Everybody is welcome to join the prayers at some time during the day.

Starts at 9.30am, but come at any time that suits, and join in.

Saturday 7th July

Starts at 11am

BIRTHDAY OF H.H. THE DALAI LAMA                      

Every year at Jampa Ling we celebrate the birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and this year on his 83rd birthday we again celebrate with   prayers for his long life and good health. This is always a lovely occasion and everybody is welcome. Please bring vegetarian food to share and your musical instruments if you would like to play!

Cost: free

 

Weekend of Sat 14th & Sun 15th July

AMITAYU RETREAT                                              

For students with this initiation.

Please note, the first session of the retreat starts on Friday evening 13th July.

 

Weekend of Sat 21st & Sun 22nd July

SILENT MINDFULNESS LIVING RETREAT              

People with either an interest in mindfulness or those who are seasoned practitioners looking to deepen their understanding can immerse themselves in various experiential practices, including: mindful eating; mindful walking; mindful sitting and mindful movement. This is a silent retreat where       participants are asked to refrain from speaking to each other; an opportunity to spend time with ourselves in a nourishing way, leaving behind the busyness of our daily life. You are invited to open up with curiosity to what is presenting itself to you, with a sense of acceptance and letting go. There is an optional discussion or question and answer period on the Saturday night. You are welcome to arrive on Friday evening.

The weekend starts at 10am Saturday.

Booking essential, please contact the centre.    

Cost: Residential €180. Non Residential €120. One day €60    

 

Saturday 28th July      

10.30am – 4.30pm

ONE DAY YOGA/GENTLE STRESS RELIEF              

In our modern society we are constantly overstimulated by phones, social media, TV and advertisements. Relaxing and calming down can be difficult at times; body and mind react with impatience, anxiety, muscle tension and sleeping problems. Yoga can’t provide an instant cure but with a regular practice it can help to ease tension and unwind a busy mind. This workshop provides a simple introduction to yoga asanas (exercises), breathing and mindfulness techniques. The yoga practice is suitable for all abilities and is focused on Hatha Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra.

Booking essential, please contact the centre.   Cost: €60 including lunch.

Please arrive at the latest by 9.45am in order to settle in.   All the proceeds will be donated to the Jampa Ling House Purchase Fund.

 

Saturday 4th August  

10.30am – 4pm

MEDITATION FOR BEGINNERS                                        

Feeling anxious or stressed? Learn techniques on how to develop a calm and peaceful mind through   meditation. The value of meditation in different areas of our lives is gaining recognition in health, education and for general health and well-being.     This one-day introduction to meditation may give you a personal             experience of a calmer and more peaceful mind.   Cost: €60 including lunch.  

Booking essential, please contact the centre.

 

Monday 6th August            

2.30pm-5pm

OPEN DAY AT JAMPA LING August Bank Holiday Weekend

Linked with Bawnboy Community Festival. Everyone is invited to spend an informal day at the centre, and to enjoy the garden and grounds with your friends and relatives. Stay for a cup of tea and visit our craft shop.           There will also be a cake sale and a book sale to raise funds for Asral     Charity, Rinpoche’s Mongolian project. Offers to help on the day are     greatly appreciated, please contact the centre.

 

Weekend of Sat 11th & Sun 12th Aug

SILENT MEDITATION WEEKEND                                          

Join us for a residential weekend spent in silence. One can participate on either one or both of the days. The weekend can be a time of spiritual   renewal. People are free to do meditation from the Buddhist tradition or from their own traditions. There will be time for relaxing and absorbing the peace and quiet of the centre. Suitable for everyone. You are welcome to arrive on the Friday evening. The weekend starts at 10.30am on Saturday.

Booking essential, please contact the centre.       Cost: Residential €180. Non-Residential €120. One day €60

 

Saturday 18th August

10.30am – 4.30pm

YOGA AND MEDITATION DAY                                                          

In this workshop we will fuse gentle yoga asanas (exercises) and simple meditation techniques to heighten body awareness and develop mindfulness in our daily life. A harmonious balance of yoga and meditation strengthens body and mind for all the challenges we have to face. This yoga practice is suitable for all abilities, especially beginners, and is focused on Hatha Yoga and Pranayama (breathing exercises).

Booking essential, please contact the centre. Please arrive at the latest by 9.45am in order to settle in.

Cost: €60 including lunch.             All the proceeds will be donated to the Jampa Ling House Purchase Fund.

*On this weekend we are holding two events. Some people may enjoy the       opportunity to stay on Saturday night and participate in the Natural Voice   workshop the next day.

 

Sunday 19th August    

10am-4.30pm

NATURAL VOICE & SINGING WORKSHOP              

Led by Anna Felton and Eileen Stephens

This highly popular workshop gives us the opportunity to express ourselves in song.  No previous singing ability is necessary – just to learn to enjoy the sound of your own voice and have fun singing.

Cost: €60 including lunch.

Weekend of Sat 1st & Sun 2nd Sept

WHITE TARA RETREAT                                                          

For students with this initiation.

Please note, the first session of the retreat starts on Friday evening 31st August.

 

Saturday 8th Sept    

11.30am-4pm

TAKING TIME FOR YOU: A DAY OF YOGA *                                        

Join us for this day of yoga for all abilities. Through the practice of Yoga Asana, we learn to reconnect with ourselves. With breath and body as our guide, each person will be led through a day of rejuvenation and relaxation. This day will be led by Lauren Ray Hensey, a yoga teacher and acupuncturist. Please let us know upon registration if you have your own yoga mat to bring. All other props will be supplied.   Booking essential, please contact the centre.

Cost: €60 including lunch. The full cost of the day will be donated to Asral Charity, Rinpoche’s project in Mongolia.

*On this weekend we are holding two events. Some people may enjoy the opportunity to stay on Saturday night and participate in Meditation for Beginners the next day.

 

Sunday 9th Sept            

10.30am – 4pm

MEDITATION FOR BEGINNERS                                        

Feeling anxious or stressed? Learn techniques on how to develop a calm and peaceful mind through     meditation. The value of meditation in different areas of our lives is gaining recognition in health, education and for general health and well-being. This one-day introduction to meditation may give you a personal experience of a calmer and more peaceful mind.

Booking essential, please contact the centre.                 Cost: €60 including lunch.

 

Weekend of Sat 15th & Sun 16th Sept

A PEACEFUL MIND—A PEACEFUL LIFE                    

This is a weekend of guided meditations to help us develop awareness of what brings us peace of mind and harmony in our lives. We all wish for a calmer and more fulfilling life and these meditations help us look at what may bring us this. There will be sitting meditations and a period of walking meditation. It will be possible to have a discussion or question and answer period on the Saturday night if participants would like that. You’re welcome to arrive on the Friday evening. The weekend starts at 10am Saturday.

Booking essential, please contact the centre.               Cost: Residential €180. Non Residential €120. One day €60

 

Weekend of Sat 29th & Sun 30th Sept

YAMANTAKA RETREAT                                                            

For students with this initiation. Please note, the first session of the retreat starts on Friday evening 28th September.