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Green Tara Retreat

Join us for a two-day Green Tara Retreat with Jimi Neal, who will teach and lead us through the practice online.


WHEN: Saturday and Sunday 20 and 21. November, 8.30 am – 6.30 pm CET
WHERE: Online and onsite at Lhagsam Tibetan Meditation
LEVEL: Intermediate. Some basic understanding of Mahayana Buddhism is of benefit. Green Tara initiation is not required.
REGISTRATION: will be open soon!


Joyful and peaceful, beautiful, and powerful, Tara is the embodiment of enlightened activity. She is a fully awakened Buddha, who vowed to work for all sentient beings as a female until samsara ends. She achieved liberation by following the same spiritual path many practitioners follow until this day. Known as the Liberator, she is always ready to rush to the aid of others.

Meditating on Green Tara can help us to connect with the energy of action, joy and compassion within ourselves. Tara can help to prevent hindrances and to discover and realize our true potential, all the way to enlightenment.


The ancient Mantra related to Green Tara is:

Om Tare Tuttare Ture Soha

Schedule
During the teachings, the teacher will explain the Heart Sutra with the purposeof enhancing our motivation, introduce deity yoga and the Tara Practice, and finally go through the Green Tara Sadhana.

8.30-10.00: Session 1
10.30-12.00: Session 2
13.30-15.00: Session 3
17.00-18.30: Session 4

If you join us onsite please note that we would like to spend Saturday in silence. And please bring your own lunch.

 

About the Teacher

Born in 1948 in Italy to American parents, Jimi was raised in America and
attended the University of Southern California. He first came to India in 1971-72, and in 1974 met Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan
Monastery, Nepal. He was ordained by Lama Yeshe in 1980. A monk for 15
years, Jimi divided his time between Nalanda Monastery in France, and India. Since disrobing, Jimi has lived permanently in Dharamsala, India, and has been teaching since 1992.


PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Cost: Suggested donation is 0-80 CHF for the full day. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. You can donate online (via Paypal, Twint or E-Banking).

Language: English.

Level: Intermediate. Some basic understanding of Mahayana Buddhism is of benefit. Green Tara initiation is not required.

Registration: will open soon!

Date

November 20

Time

08:30 - 18:30

Location

Lhagsam Tibetan Meditation
Gablerstrasse 51
Zurich, 8002 Switzerland

Website

https://lhagsam.ch/contact/

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