Events

Iyengar Yoga Tuesdays 4th September - 18th December 2018 (Time: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm)

IMG_4006(1)Yoga works on each individual for their growth and betterment – physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
Through the practice of physical postures (called asanas) one develops strength, mobility and stability, and makes the body  a firm foundation for the practice of meditation.

Tuesdays 6:00pm – 7.15pm : An Iyengar yoga class for all levels.

Classes run in five week cycles, dates are as follows:                

September 4th                                                                                                                            

October 16th                                                                                                                              

November 20th (drop in only)

Fee for five week cycle:
€60 waged / €50 unwaged or student
€15 waged / €12 unwaged or student* – ‘Drop-in’ rate

*for those with some experience of yoga practice – if you can’t make every week but still want to stay flexi!

Pre-booking is required. Contact call 089 475 3315 or book online here.
Class size limited to 8 people.

Iyengar Yoga Thursdays 6th September - 20th December 2018 (Time: 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm)

IMG_4006(1)Yoga works on each individual for their growth and betterment – physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
Through the practice of physical postures (called asanas) one develops strength, mobility and stability, and makes the body  a firm foundation for the practice of meditation.

Thursdays 7:30pm – 8:45pm : An Iyengar yoga class for all levels.

Classes run in five week cycles, for 2018 the dates are as follows:                                               September 6th                                                                                                                            

October 18th                                                                                                                                

November 22nd (drop in only)       

Fee for five week cycle:
€60 waged / €50 unwaged or student
€15 waged / €12 unwaged or student* – ‘Drop-in’ rate

*for those with some experience of yoga practice – if you can’t make every week but still want to stay flexi!

Pre-booking is required. Contact info@buddhism.ie, call 089 475 3315 or book online here.
Class size limited to 8 people.

Tibetan Medicine Clinic 22nd September - 24th November 2018 (Time: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm)

Traditional Tibetan Medicine uses a holistic approach to health and well-being. It does not offer a quick fix to relieve symptoms, rather it aims to address imbalance in the body and mind. It can be used on its own or in conjunction with Western medicine. Tibetan medicine recognises the influence of dietary, psychological, environmental and lifestyle factors on the balance or imbalance of the body and mind. It aims to achieve health through balance.

Traditional Tibetan Medicine is safe and is appropriate for anyone. It can be used on its own or in conjuction with Western medicine.

Making Sense of Mindfulness 13th October (Time: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm)

We are delighted to welcome Clive Holmes back to KSD Dublin where he will give a one day workshop – Making Sense of Mindfulness. This day will be about when, why and how to meditate based on the fourth noble truth – the truth of the path. We will investigate how helpful conduct; concentration of mind and naturally arising wisdom can be developed. The teaching will be accessible especially look at true view, the deep understanding that can motivate us to practise and find the path of meditation – and stay on it! Meditation instructions will be shared to balance the teachings given.

Saturday 13th October 10.30am – 4.30pm

Suggested donation €35 (includes simple vegetarian lunch, unfortunately we cannot cater for special dietary needs)

Donations are important to the Centre as they allow us to invite and host teachers such as Clive to Dublin, and help keep the doors of the Centre open so that as many people as possible can benefit from what we offer.

Clive HolmesClive Holmes has been teaching meditation for the last twenty five years all over the UK, as well as in Samye Dzong centres overseas. He has completed over a year in intensive retreat and has studied in Europe and India with teachers from Burma, South East Asia, Japan and Tibet. He also has a degree in western philosophy. He is co-editor of  the books “Taming the Tiger”and “Restoring the Balance” by Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche.  He also has an honorary appointment as Teaching Fellow in the School of Education at Aberdeen University and is involved in teaching MSc Mindfulness.

 

Visit of Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche 27th October - 29th October 2018 (Time: 12:00 am)

Dear Friends,

LYR1We are delighted to announce the visit of Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche, Abbot of Samye Ling and the Samye Dzongs.

Renowned Meditation Master, Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche has spent many years in strict retreat, as well running Samye Ling Monastery in Scotland and Holy Isle Interfaith Centre. He is much in demand as a speaker and teacher, known for his warmth and humour, and brings a smile whereever he goes.

We are exceptinally lucky this year as Rinpoche will be accompanied by Lama Katen, Deputy Abbot of Samye Ling Monastery, on his first visit to Kagyu Samye Dzong Dublin. It will be a wonderful opportunity to meet Lama Katen and for him to discover our Centre and community, and we look forward to future visits from him.

Please find below provisional details of the programme for the weekend (may be subject to change!)

Saturday 27th October

10am – ‘Taking Refuge’ a talk by Gelongma Lhamo, an explanation of the meaning of Refuge and the format of the ceremony, for those formally wishing to become Buddhist. Open to all

11am – Refuge Ceremony with Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche. Anyone who wishes to take Refuge should contact the Office in advance of the visit – email info@buddhism.ie or call 01 4537427

LYR beard 22.30pm – Public Talk with Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche     If we are without wisdom and compassion, Buddhism becomes less meaningful in our daily life. Words of wisdom from a true meditation master, and an opportunity benefit from his many years of experience both in retreat and out in the real world, someone who has seen both sides! For more information about Lama Yeshe Rinpoche see the following link

Sunday 28th October

Gelongma Lhamo11am – The Place of women in the Kagyu Lineage a talk by Gelongma Lhamo. Ani Gelongma Lhamo completed the Four Year enclosed retreat and has also taken vows for life. She is an experienced teacher of Dharma and meditation and is also assistant to Lama Yeshe Rinpoche. She has learned how to integrate meditation into her busy, working life.

 

Lama Katen2.30pm – What it means to be Buddhist? a talk by Lama Katen, Deputy Abbot Samye Ling. Lama Katen (the name given to him by His Holiness Karmapa, means ‘Upholder of the Kagyu Doctrine) – for more information about Lama Katen see the following link

 

The weekend is open to everyone, Buddhist and non-Buddhists alike, come and spend time with our community and meet our Lama’s, experience the joy of Lama Yeshe Rinpoche, the gentleness of Ani Lhamo, and meet Lama Katen for the first time.

Lama Rinpoche will also do a small number of interviews while he is in the Centre – if you would like to arrange an interview please contact the Office – 01 4537427 or email info@buddhism.ie

Donations towards the costs of bringing Lama Rinpoche and his assistants to Dublin are very welcome, and will help us to make an offering to Rinpoche as well. The Centre is wholly run by volunteers, all donations go towards the cost of running the Centre and help us to bring such esteemed teachers to Dublin, helping as many people as possible to benefit.

Help will also be very welcome before the visit to prepare the Centre, as well as during the weekend (cooking for Rinpoche, hosting, cleaning etc) – if you are able to volunteer before or during the visit please let us know.

 

Lucid Dreaming and Shadow Work with Charlie Morley (fully booked, waiting list only) 9th November - 11th November 2018 (Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm)

We are delighted to announce that Charlie Morley – of ‘Lucid Dreaming’ fame – will be back in Dublin this November for a workshop and evening talk on the Friday night.

Lucid Dreaming and Shadow Work Weekend

This unique workshop combines teachings on both lucid dreaming (the art of becoming conscious with your dreams) and shadow work (the practice of integrating and transforming unloved psychological aspects) for the aims of personal development and spiritual growth.

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