Instructor: Venerable Khenpo Jampa
Sunday, June 10 at 1:30 PM
Location: Shrine Room
Cost per class: $25 Public, $20 Members
Additional items: Please bring damaru (Chöd damaru if you have one), kangdhung (traditional bone or copper horn) if possible, bell, and Tsok offering item. The offering can be wine, meat, fruits, flowers, or any food as long as it does not contain garlic.
This is the practice that Machik Labdrön revealed to Jigme Lingpa that is involved with the cutting of attachments. This class will consist of two parts. There will be an explanation the Chöd practice during the first hour and actual practice together with Ven. Khenpo Jampa for the second hour.
Venerable Khenpo Jampa Tenphel comes to us from Dzongsar Institute in India, where he was the library director as well as a tutor for many years. He received a Degree of Acharya (equivalent to an M.A.) in Buddhist Philosophy in 2002 and was ordained as an Abbott in 2004. He has received many teachings and initiations from all four sects of Tibetan Buddhism (Sakya, Gelug, Kagyu, Nyingma). Many of those teachings and initiations were from H.H. the Dalai Lama and H.H. Sakya Trizin. He has also received the Lamdre teaching from H.H. Dagchen Rinpoche. His root lamas are H.H. Sakya Trizin, H.H. Luding Khen Rinpoche, and H.H. Dagchen Rinpoche. At Sakya Monastery, Khenpo Jampa teaches intermediate and advanced level curriculum on Buddhist philosophy and also serves as the librarian for the growing collection of Tibetan Buddhist scriptures.