Lecturer: Khenpo Jampa Tenphel Rinpoche
Sunday, January 19th
Time: 1:30- 3:30 pm
Location: Shrine Room
Suggested contribution: $30 Public, $25 Members
Khenpo Jampa Rinpoche will give detailed instructions on how to go on retreat. Retreats can be performed at home or at retreat houses or centers. He will talk about the meaning and importance of a retreat, how a retreat relates to one’s spiritual practice and spiritual growth and when, how and why you do a retreat.
Khenpo Jampa Tenphel Rinpoche comes to us from Dzongsar University in India, where he was the library director and 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 Abbot in 2004. He has received many teachings and initiations from all four sects of Tibetan Buddhism (Sakya, Gelug, Kagyu, Nyingma), including many from H.H. the Dalai Lama, H.H. Sakya Trizin, H.H. Dagchen Rinpoche and H.H. Karmapa. At the Virupa Educational Institute, Khen Rinpoche teaches intermediate and advanced level curriculum on Buddhist philosophy, highest yoga tantra and sutra.