Inner Wealth is our mind, our consciousness. I believe that this mind is like a wish-fulfilling jewel. If you know how to utilise this mind, it can produce the ...most beneficial effects. The best way to utilise and develop this mind is to absorb knowledge, and the most important kind of knowledge is the one that makes us a kind person, a decent person, a person worthy of respect.
Gustavo Carrero, originally from Venezuela, has lived in Edmonton, Canada, since 1999. He took Buddhist refuge with Lama Ole and Hannah in 1994 while still living in Venezuela. Gustavo works as an assistant professor of mathematics and lives at the Diamond Way Buddhist Centre in Edmonton with his wife, daughter, and friends from the Sangha."
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Albany Sangha invites you to join a meaninful, joyful, and learning time with friends in the Capital of New York State.
Masha Chlenova and Sasha Rozenberg met Lama Ole Nydahl in 2001 and have been practicing Diamond Way Buddhism since then. They have been giving talks about Buddhism and meditation since 2009. Originally from Russia, they have lived in New York City for over 20 years. Masha is an art historian and curator and Sasha, trained as a physicist, has worked as the C...hief Risk Officer in a financial company. Their son Marc is in the 3rd grade.
9pm 16th Karmapa meditation
8:30 - 9:30 Breakfast
9:30-11:00 Meditation Session I
10:00 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 1:00 Meditation Session II
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:30 Meditation Session III
4:30-6:00 Lecture in Coop "Buddhism for the Modern World"
8:00-10:00 Evening lecture and Q&A
10:00 - Party
9:30-11 Meditation Session
11-11:30 Cleaning break
11:30-12:00 16th Karmapa meditation
Lunch out in Tai restaurant.
All retreat $50, meals and lecturs $10 each. Combined lectures $15
You will not regret you came! Please shout back if you plan to join. Here is more info about Karma Kagyu lineage:
All best wishes,
Excerpt from an article printed in Buddhism Today of 2008.
To practitioners of the Karma Kagyu school, the term transmission is of vital importance. This is seen in the term Kagyupa: the syllable Ka means transmission. Karma Kagyu is the living tradition of the four transmissions, which Tilopa received from the Indian masters Nagarjuna, Ngagpopa, Lawapa, and the Dakini Kalpa Sangmo. The experience of this transmission as the ultimate insight into the nature of mind was passed... on by realized masters over many centuries, in a close exchange between teacher and student. It is for this reason that it is still alive today. When we meditate with our friends in the center, we connect into this stream of realization.
Students encounter a variety of methods and explanations within Buddha’s complete teachings. These teachings correspond to the different potentials and perspectives of various people, and therefore there are many possibilities for learning and development. My teacher in secondary school often wrote the following lines into the notebooks of his students, “There are three ways to learn. Learning by experience: this is the hardest. Learning by reflection: this is the noblest. Learning by imitation: this is the fastest.....”
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