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|Posté le: Mer 18 Juin 2014 - 09:49 Sujet du message: His Holiness Sakya Trizin à Chanteloube
|Visit of His Holiness Sakya Trizin18 to 28 July 2014
We are immensely privileged to announce the visit of His Holiness Sakya Trizin. He will spend eleven days at Chanteloube, from 18 to 28 July, in the course of his European tour.
H. H. Sakya Trizin is the supreme head of the Sakya school. Though the Sakya school is one of the "new" schools of Tibetan Buddhism, it traces its origins to Tibet's earliest history. It takes its name sa kya ("pale earth") from the appearance of the place where it was established, in the Todhampa region of Western Tibet—a place blessed by Guru Rinpoche, who built four phurba-shaped stupas there in the four directions. The Khön family, from which the leaders of the Sakya school are descended, was established in Tibet before the arrival of the Buddhadharma. For many generations, it was an upholder of the teachings of Guru Rinpoche, particularly the practice of Vajrakilaya. In the New Translation period, great masters of Sakya, emanations of Manjushri, such as Sachen Kunga Nyingpo and Sakya Pandita, combined the tradition of the great monastic universities of India with the teachings of the Mahasiddhas, in particular the scholar-siddha Virupa.
The present Sakya Trizin completed his education while still in Tibet, at the feet of his root teacher Ngawang Shenphen Lodrö and many other lamas, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö.
Exiled in India, he has surmounted every difficulty in preserving the Sakya lineage and establishing it on a firm basis: building monasteries, creating lay communities, and founding the Sakya monastic college, which is now producing a new generation of scholars. His Holiness had close links with Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche and Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, and often asked their advice regarding his projects. In addition to his vast learning, he is a renowned vajrayana practitioner. He is also familiar with Western culture and speaks excellent English.
We have requested His Holiness to give an explanation of the Gift of Dharma, an instruction offered to the Emperor Kublai Khan by Chögyal Phakpa, the nephew of Sakya Pandita. We have also requested the transmission of Vajra Yogini according to the special lineage of the Sakya school, as well as teachings and transmissions from other traditions.
We strongly advise to take advantage of this rare opportunity to receive the blessing and teachings of His Holiness. For a meeting with such a great master is an extremely powerful force for the dissipation of obstacles of all kinds.
The teachings will be given at :
La Péchardie, route de la Côte de Jord, 24290 Saint Léon sur Vézère
Thursday 17 July : afternoon reception ceremony for His Holiness at the teaching venue (time to be announced)
Vajra Yogini empowerment
Friday 18 July : Introductory teachings : Refuge & Bodhicitta vow ; Buddha Shakyamuni initiation,
Saturday 19 July : Preparatory empowerment : Chakrasamvara
Sunday 20 July : Preparatory empowerment : Chakrasamvara (continuation)
Monday 21 July : Vajra Yogini empowerment
The teachings will begin at 09h00, Friday 18 July.
The rest of the programme will be announced as events proceed.
Important: Attendance throughout the four day period is essential. Reception of the empowerment involves the commitment to practice the sadhana every day and/or to perform the recitation associated with the deity.
Teachings and transmissions of the vajrayana
Tuesday 22 July : Morning : Chenrezig empowerment (embodiment of all the buddhas' compassion), afternoon : teaching on "Parting From the Four Attachements",
Wednesday 23 July : Morning : Green Tara empowerment (manifestation of all the buddhas' enlightened activity), afternoon : teaching on "Parting From the Four Attachements",
Thursday 24 July : Morning : Menlha empowerment (to dispel obstacles related to health), afternoon : teaching on "Parting From the Four Attachements",
Friday 25 July : Morning : Vajrakilaya empowerment (to dispel obstacles related to practice), afternoon : teaching on "Parting From the Four Attachements",
Saturday 26 July : Morning : Red Tara empowerment (to gather favorable conditions), afternoon : teaching on "Parting From the Four Attachements",
Sunday 27 July : Morning : Guru Rinpoche empowerment (from the previous incarnation of His Holiness), afternoon : teaching on "Parting From the Four Attachements",
Monday 28 July : Morning : Phagma Nyingthig empowerment (for long life), afternoon : teaching on "Parting From the Four Attachements" ; concluding ceremony.
The transmissions will begin at 09h00, Tuesday 22 July.
The rest of the programme will be announced as events unfold.
The teachings will be given in English, translated into French. A translation into Spanish will be provided if necessary.
Please note: the programme may be changed at any moment depending on the circumstances and availability of His Holiness.
Booking form to be returned before the 5 July
Previous registration is mandatory. Access to the teachings cannot be guaranteed for persons not registered.
Meal reservations must be made when registering. Meals cannot be reserved on the day of the event.
La nature de la variété des phénomènes est non-duelle
Et pourtant chaque phénomène excède les limites de la pensée.
La condition authentique "telle quelle" ne devient pas un concept
Et pourtant elle se manifeste totalement par la forme, toujours bonne.
Puisque tout est déjà parfait, guéris de la maladie de l'effort
Et demeure naturellement dans l'autoperfection : c'est cela la contemplation.
- Les six vers de vajra -