1-7 August 2022 (7 days)
Led by Lama Rinchen.
Seminar begins on Monday at 10:30 a.m. and ends on Sunday at about 5:00 p.m.
There will be four sessions per day.
To participate in the teachings on sadhana, it is necessary to have received Kunchok Chidu empowerment. Guru Rinpoche Kunchok Chidu empowerment will take place on Monday the 1st of August at 10:30 a.m.
Kunchok Chidu, that is "The Essence of the Three Jewels", is probably one of the most often performed Guru Rinpoche practices both in Nyingma and Kagyu traditions. In Benchen monastery in Kathmandu this practice has been performed by a group of monks daily for many years, regardless of other activities in the monastery. Also the Benchen Lamas, after their three-year-retreat, stay in drubkhang for extra few-month Kunchok Chidu retreat.
This practice is enormously beneficial and brings comprehensive results.
The Kunchok Chidu Sadhana is a terma from terton Jatsyn Nyingpo. It includes all stages of practice – outer, inner, secret and the innermost secret – that’s why it is practised in a full extend after finishing preliminary practices – Ngöndro. Nevertheless, to recite the puja and practise the main parts of the meditation, to receive the Kunchok Chidu empowerment is a sufficient condition.
The first day of practice will begin with empowerment. On other days, the first session will take place at 7:00 a.m. We are going to recite the long Kunchok Chidu puja in parts, in four sessions per day. Practice will be combined with gradual instructions to the practise.
Registration deadline (and prepayment for meals) – till the 26th of July.
Those who wish to order the text are asked to do it also until the 26th of July. The text contains Polish phonetics only and is available at extra cost. Tibetan version is also available after ordering.
Registration can be completed using the REGISTRATION FORM. Please fill in the form also for any accompanying person not participating in the sessions (child and adult).
All changes considering your stay should be submitted at least three days in advance.
NOTE! New bank account. Our Buddhist Centre in Grabnik is maintained exclusively by donations, therefore each, even very symbolic, amount offered money is important and appreciated. Those who would like to support us, may do the donations via transfer to our bank account or with a use of a debit card (see: donate) or in cash at the Centre.
Suggested donation (meals not included):
one day - 50 PLN
full seminar (7 days) - 350 PLN
BONUS = 300 PLN per the whole seminar
Bonus is for those who will register and pay the whole amount at latest by the 26th of July.
Note: Those who resign from some parts of the seminar cannot use the bonus.
Additional stay not during the seminar – 20 PLN per day
Children and accompanying persons not participating in the sessions – 20 PLN per day
All meals are vegetarian.
Suggested donation: breakfast 12 PLN, lunch 16 PLN, dinner 12 PLN (full board - 40 PLN)
Please bring your own mug.
Prepayment is not equivalent to registering for the seminar. Please remember to register!
We are not able to guarantee meals to those arriving unannounced.
- We cannot guarantee meals to those who do not register and make a donation on time.
- Meals are served at fixed hours (breakfast at 8 a.m., lunch at 1 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m.).
- Please think your order through. There are no returns for ordered and not used meals, unless a resignation is submitted three days in advance.
GUIDE FOR PARTICIPANTS
In order to avoid misunderstandings and make the work of our team easier, please read the Guide for Participants which explains what to bring, where to stay, how to behave and more.
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