** If you see your Guru as a Buddha, you will recieve the blessings of a Buddha ** If you see your Guru as a Boddhisatva, you will recieve the blessings of a Boddhisatva ** If you see your Guru as a friend, you will only receive the blessings of a friend **

2012-05 ** Additional Program after Amitabha Grand Puja

Additional Precious Teachings after the Grand Puja:

Dates: May 31st & June lst (Please take note of the time as they are different on both days due to topic discussion)
: Ngee Ann Cultural Centre, Cultural Room
Level 2 Teochew Bldg, 97 Tank Road
Singapore 238066
Buses: 64, 123, 139, 14
Nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut


Date: May 31st (Tuesday)

Time: 7.30pm to 10pm

Topic: Dharma Talk by Ven. 12th Zurmang Gharwang Rinpoche on Continuation of "Jewel Ornament of Liberation" - by Dharma Lord Gampopa.(Nyame Dakpo Lharje) 

According to Karmapa, if one practices the profound Dharma given by Gampopa, one will become truly joyful. As Gampopa merges the Kadampa Lineage with the Mahamudra Lineage he received from his root teacher, Milarepa. This precious text touches on the graded path and the Sutra tradition, represents the blending of these two traditions and is a primary text for all kagyud students. The text deals with every aspect of a practitioner’s progress from his or her initial contact with the Dharma up to enlightenment.

The topics are so vast, it also explains the distinctive abilities, significance and various methods of purification and also the conduct of bodhisattvas. Without embarking on the path of bodhisattva, it is not possible to reach enlightenment.....


Date: June lst (Wednesday)

Time: 9.30am to 5pm (lunch break 12nn to 2.30pm)

Topic: Teachings/Transmissions/Sitting Meditation/Explanation of Zurmang Kagyud History & Lineage

(Explanation on Zurmang Kagyud Lineage and History, Ngondro sadhana transmission, discussion on Right Motivation and right attitude, four ordinary foundation, meaning and benefits of Refuge, visualization of Refuge object, sitting meditation together, question and answer session follow by dedication.)

Various great and learned masters of the past and present have noted that.....

"...the special transmission of the profound and vast instruction of ripening and liberation of the Dakpo Hearing Lineage fell to the Zurmang Kagyu and it continues unbroken up to the present."- -------pls refer to
The Treasury of Knowledge-Esoteric Instructions, pg 230 Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye