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Chenrezig Empowerment and Mani Retreat with Ven. Dekhung Gyaltsey Rinpoche

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Cabra-Vale Diggers

1 Bartley Street

Canley Vale, NSW 2166

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Chenrezig is the embodiment of all the buddhas’ compassion and love. The literal translation of his name means “The One Who Beholds With Loving Eyes”. Chenrezig’ s brilliant white body represents the luminosity of primordial wisdom, the spark of enlightenment.

H.H. The 17th Karmapa explained that the practice of Chenrezig consists of closing the gap between the practitioner and the practice, so there is no difference between the person meditating and the love and compassion they are cultivating. In the end, this distance completely disappears so that the practitioner becomes the very nature of love and compassion.

The mantra of Chenrezig "Om Mani Padme Hum" is particularly effective because as H.H. The 14th Dalai Lama states - the six syllables mean that in dependence on the practice of a path which is an indivisible union of method and wisdom, you can transform your impure body, speech, and mind into the pure exalted body, speech, and mind of a Buddha.

As Lama Zopa explains - the practice of the meditation-recitation of the Buddha of Compassion will especially benefit us. Reciting OM MANI PADME HUM has merit as limitless as the sky. Even Buddha can never finish explaining the unbelievable purification and collection of extensive merit brought by reciting OM MANI PADME HUM. Reciting OM MANI PADME HUM is one of the most powerful means of developing compassion and bodhichitta. It purifies our negative karmas, or obstacles, and collects extensive merit that enables us to receive the blessings of Compassion Buddha, and through these blessings we then receive realizations.

Join us this weekend as we embark on a "Mani Retreat" by reciting and chanting the melodious mantra of Chenrezig. Rinpoche will complete the program by giving a Chenrezig Empowerment and teach on the practice of compassion in our daily life.

Venerable Dekhung Gyaltsey Rinpoche is a highly qualified senior teacher of the Karma Kagyu tradition and has trained in Tibetan medicine and acupuncture. He is tireless in his dedication and commitment to benefit others. Rinpoche has been teaching in Australia for nearly 20 years, and has a strong grasp of the western mind, making him a uniquely able to speak from both the Asian and Western perspectives. He has organised and presided over the last eight Australian Kagyu Monlam prayer festivals.

Donation is welcome, please support future KDBM Outreach Programs !

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