Saturday 6th September
These weekends are a great opportunity to come and help at Jampa Ling and meet new
friends in an informal setting. The centre needs continual maintenance and the tasks
completed on these weekends are a tremendous help to the centre. Everyone is welcome,
whether skilled or unskilled. This is a very good opportunity for new people to come and visit
Accommodation and meals are offered in return for work.
Sat 13 September and Sun 14th
CHANTING & MEDITATION WEEKEND
Buddhists use chanting and silent meditation to calm the mind and create positive energy.
On this weekend there will be training and instruction in Buddhist chanting and periods
of guided meditation. This weekend retreat will be led by Eileen Stephens and Desmond
Gough. Eileen is an experienced natural voice work facilitator and recording artist. She has
run several workshops at Jampa Ling in the past and has been a Buddhist practitioner for
thirteen years. Desmond regularly runs meditation retreats at Jampa Ling. When Chanting
and meditation come together, they help you develop a peaceful and tranquil mind. This
weekend is suitable for people who would like try these practices for the first time, and for
regular practitioners to help find their chanting voice and deepen their practice. No previous
experience is necessary.
Cost: Residential €160. Non-Residential €90. One day only €45
You are welcome to arrive on the Friday evening if you wish.
Saturday 20th September
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 happiness and well-being. This
introduction to meditation will give you a personal experience of a calmer and more peaceful
mind. 10.30am – 4pm. Cost €45. including lunch
Friday 26th – Sun 28th
A weekend of meditation for Rinpoche’s students who have received this initiation.
The retreat starts on Friday evening at 7:00pm.
ONGOING EVENT: MEDITATION FOR BEGINNERS
Every Monday evening in Tara House at 7pm.
Everybody welcome, no experience necessary.
“Sit on a comfortable seat ….” are the first words of the meditation practice
taught at Jampa Ling. These simple guided meditations cover the basic elements of the
practice so that even people who have never meditated before can get an idea of how it is
done and what it feels like.
With a little practice, meditation can become a great resource is helping with the difficulties we all face in life.