MAJOR EVENT: Lama Jampa Thaye teaching in Bristol

Date 21/01/2023
Time 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Address

Future Inn, Bond Street South, Bristol, , BS1 3EN, United Kingdom

Description
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10.30am – 1.00pm: Discriminating the Three Vows by Sakya Pandita. Part 2 (open to all)

Lama Jampa is giving a series of teachings that will transmit Sakya Pandita’s extensive presentation of the Buddhist path. This is a rare opportunity to receive one of the main texts taught in the Sakya Shedra (College of Studies).

Sakya Pandita’s masterpiece offers a brilliant examination of the spiritual disciplines found in the Three Vehicles. Topics dealt with in this work include the reality of the Buddha nature, the ethics of a bodhisattva and the correct practice of Vajrayana.

 Dates are confirmed for the subsequent parts of this teaching:

  • PART 3: 25 FEB 2023 LONDON
  • PART 4: 03 JUN 2023 BRISTOL
  • PART 5: 30 SEP 2023 BRISTOL
  • PART 6: 18 NOV 2023 LONDON

Online booking for each part will be available a few weeks before each event via the Dechen London and Dechen Bristol websites.

2.30 – 4.30 pm: Initiation of White Mahakala*

White Mahakala or Gönkar the ‘Great White Lord’ is a powerful protector of those practicing the Vajrayana. This practice is also efficacious in bringing about prosperity for the furtherance of the holy Dharma.

*In order to attend the initiation in the afternoon one must have made a formal commitment tot he Buddhist path through ‘Taking Refuge‘. If you would like to request to take refuge prior to the initiation please email: bristol@dechen.org

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[Please note that as many people from the Centre will be going to this teaching, there will be no Saturday morning meditation class in Bristol on this date].

MAJOR EVENT: Lama Jampa Thaye teaching in Bristol
Location

Future Inn

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Future Inn

The Future Inn is located in Bristol City Centre, on Bond Street South, opposite Cabot Circus shopping centre and is 15 minutes walk from Bristol Temple Meads railway station.

Contact details and directions for the venue available via this link.

Coming by train? The nearest train station is Bristol Temple Meads (15-20 minutes walk). Rail strikes may affect your journey so please check the latest news on this before planning your journey.

Coming by car?  Before you travel please use the government’s checking tool to see if you need to pay a charge to drive your vehicle in Bristol’s Clean Air Zone (most cars will not be charged).

Parking: 50% discount for delegates in the Cabot Circus multi-storey car park, postcode of BS2 9AB. Please validate your carpark ticket at hotel reception before departing to receive the discount and pay remaining balance at the car park pay station.

Refreshments: there is a restaurant in the hotel (tables can be pre-booked for lunch), and other cafes and restaurants in the Cabot Circus shopping centre over the road.

Accommodation: 10% discount. This must be booked directly with our reservations team on 0117 3041010 or email: reservations.bristol@futureinns.co.uk. Just mention you’re are attending the event.